The diagram shows 5 common reasons that manuscripts may be rejected without in-depth peer review and whether to appeal or submit elsewhere. The question marks indicate that sometimes it can be appropriate to take the indicated action. Credit: Nancy R. Gough, BioSerendipity
Read more: N. R. Gough, Rejected Without Review: Knowing When to Appeal. BioSerendipity (1 May 2018) https://www.bioserendipity.com/rejected-without-review/.