Add Additional Reviewers

The Additional Reviewers feature enables administrators to grant additional access to reviews.

This access will allow reviewers to see reviews that are not their own for the submissions that they are already reviewing.

This feature only allows Reviewers to see alternative reviews for submissions they are already reviewing.

There are two parts to setting up this access.

  1. Add Additional Reviewers in Assignment Rule Settings.
  2. Configure Review Type Settings to control what the additional reviewers can do.

Note

This feature only allows reviews for submissions of the same Submission Type to be shared.

Scenarios

There are two scenarios covered by the Additional Reviewers feature:

  1. Additional Reviewers for the same Review Type

  2. Additional Reviewers for a different Review Type

Scenario 1. Same Review Type

This scenario is useful when a reviewer needs to the see the reivews completed by their colleagues who are reviewing the same submission(s).

Example

Reviewer 1 is a reviewer of submission 0001 and 0002. Reviewer 2 is a reviewer of submission 0002 and 0003. Reviewer 1 needs to see Reviewer 2's review of submission 0002 as well as their own.

The steps to configure this scenario are:

  1. Go to the Assignment Rule for the required Submission Type and Review Type.

  2. Add the Additional Reviewers for Matching Subvmissions attribute, selecting the same Review Type as the Assignment rule in the dropdown options.

  3. Go to the Review Type settings screen and turn on Allow additional reviewers to see reviews:

Scenario 2. Different Review Type

This scenario is useful when a reviewer needs to see the reviews of a different Review Type.

Example

Reviewer 1 is a reviewer of Internal Reviews for submission 0001. Reviewer 2 is a reviewer of External Reviews for submission 0001. Reviewer 2 needs to see Reviewer 1's internal reviews of submission 0001 as well as their own external review of 0001.

The steps to configure this scenario are:

  1. Go to the Assignment Rule for the required Submission Type and Review Type where the Review Type for the reviews that needs to be seen by the additional reviewers.
    E.g. Internal Review

  2. Add the Additional Reviewers for Matching Subumissions attribute, selecting the required Review Type. Choose the Review Type of the Reviews for the Reviewers who need to see the reviews.
    E.g. Choose External Review in the dropdown to allow the External Review reviewers to see Internal Reviews.

  3. Go to the Review Type settings screen and turn on Allow additional reviewers to see reviews.

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