Leverage Your Expertise in Peer Review

Pathway to Becoming a Journal Reviewer and Editor

Learn more about the path to becoming a journal reviewer and editor! Click below to view a recording from the 2021 Annual Meeting featuring a panel which discusses how to get involved with journals.

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Writing Constructive Review Reports

Click below to view a video presented by professor Teri Lombardi Yohn, Professor of Accounting at Emory University, in which she provides a framework for evaluating research and explains how writing a quality review benefits the author, the reviewer and, ultimately, the peer review process.

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How to Review a Paper

Click below to view a journal article detailing how to review a paper. This paper introduces the review process to new researchers, describes the institutional background for reviews, and provides advice to reviewers. The objectives of a quality review are (1) to assist the editor in their gatekeeping role, and (2) to assist the authors in improving their work.

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ORCID, an independent non-profit organization, provides persistent unique identifiers that distinguish each scholar and supports automated linkages between the scholar and their professional activities.

Distinguish Yourself

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  1. REGISTER. Get your unique ORCID identifier: Register now! Registration takes 30 seconds.
  2. ADD YOUR INFO. Enhance your ORCID record with your professional information.
  3. USE YOUR ORCID ID. Authors submitting to AAA journals will be asked to create or connect their ORCID iDs at manuscript submission. Be sure to include your ORCID iD on your webpage, when you submit publications, apply for grants, and in any research workflow to ensure you get credit for your work.
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Submission Requirements and Copyright Permissions

Author Submission Information

Authors must review all of the following documents before submitting to a journal:

Required Documents to Submit:


Manuscripts submitted without these documents will be returned to the author(s)


Copyright & Permissions

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Let Us Help You Get Published!

Manuscript preparation support now available to all authors.

The American Accounting Association (AAA), in partnership with Editage, offers pre-submission manuscript preparation services to authors. Editage's highly qualified and experienced publication experts in relevant fields provide editing, translation, and publication assistance at each stage of the submission process. Post-review support is also available to help authors feel more confident in their manuscript revisions.

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Each journal has a Paperpal submission link specific to its technical checklist and editorial policies. Click here to view all journals, then select one to get started with Paperpal.