The first step of the review process in Kowsar journals is "Screening" of a manuscript. "Screening" could be done by either publisher or the editor-in-chief. In the screening, an article will be checked based on the journal policies for general aspects including:
If all of the above items were OK, a manuscript will be sent to the next state and indeed it is entered to the review process. Otherwise, it will be sent back to the author for more corrections and the author must resubmit it after correcting the written errors.
All users involved in a manuscript (author, reviewer, AE, or EIC) are able to see the "screening log" in the details of each manuscript. To do: