Offline Reviewing

You can download a spreadsheet, complete it and then re-upload it from the My Reviews Dashboard.

Start by clicking on the Offline Reviews button on your dashboard

Offline Reviews

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Depending on the type of review this button may have slightly different wording for your project.

A screen will slide out with three steps for you to complete

Offline Reviews

Step 1 Download

Download the Excel spreadsheet that contains your reviews.

When you click on the Download button, a progress bar will appear as a notification.

Offline Reviews

When your excel download is ready, the notification will contain a View Report button

View Report

Click the button to download the Excel spreadsheet.

Step 2 Review

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You do not need to be connected to the internet to complete your reviews

Open the Excel spreadsheet on your computer.

The spreadsheet will contain a row for every submission you need to review.

The columns contain the information about each submission as well as columns where you can add your scores, recommendations, comments etc.

View Report

Some columns are greyed out. These are for information only so that you can see the details about what you are reviewing

Example

Title, Abstract, Authors, Category/Topic etc.

For each submission/row enter in the scores, comments etc for each submission into the relevant cell.

Example

In this example, the conflict, score, oral, comments and recommendation and admin feedback columns can be completed.

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The exact columns you will see will depend on your project. Your My Reviews dashboard will contain Instructions telling you how to complete your review.

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You may need to click on the Enable Editing button in Excel

Step 3 Upload

Once you have finished completing your spreadsheet, you can upload it.

Warning

Uploading your spreadsheet will overwrite any previous answers given whether by the offline or online process.

Warning

If some data in the system has changed since you last downloaded the spreadsheet, for example using Online Reviewing, make sure you re-download the latest version.

Drag and Drop your spreadsheet onto the upload area or click on the upload button.

View Report

You will get an notification showing you the upload process.

View Report

If there are any problems then they will be reported to you in the notification.

You can now Close the offline reviewing screen.

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You can upload your spreadsheet at any time even if you have not finished your reviweing


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