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Paper submission deadline
Papers to reviewers
How Do I Volunteer to Review?
All SIGCSE members are encouraged to participate in the reviewing
For New Reviewers
If you are interested in reviewing papers for SIGCSE 2008,
you are invited to complete the
We recommend that you select no more than 4 to 6 areas of expertise.
For Those Who Have Previously Reviewed
All people currently listed in the reviewer database will receive an
e-mail message during August with their current recorded information.
If you would like to update the information in the database, go to
Reviewer Information Form
by September 1, 2007. We recommend that you select no more than 4 to 6 areas of expertise.
If for some reason you do not want to continue as a reviewer,
please send e-mail to
using "Remove Reviewer from SIGCSE Database" as the message subject,
and include your name, reviewer number, and password in the message
How Do I Review SIGCSE Submissions?
Submissions are reviewed according to
indicated by the authors. Reviewers will be assigned two to three
submissions based on their indicated subject areas of expertise. At least
four reviewers are assigned to each. Papers are only available in
electronic PDF format. Reviewers must use a browser capable of
displaying PDF documents.
Step 1: You will be sent a reference number and password for
each submission assigned to you. Become familiar with the review
criteria by looking at
Sample Review Forms.
Step 2: Read through the
Guidelines for Reviewers
2008). Included are examples of comments for good, useful reviews.
Step 3: Access your assigned submissions(s) through the
Submission Viewing Form.
You may review the submission on-line or print it for
review at your leisure.
Step 4: After reviewing, complete a report for each
Note: All reviews will be distributed anonymously to both
the author(s) and reviewers of that submission. This will give the
author feedback and provide information to reviewers as well. It
is hoped that, over time, this feedback will help make the review
process more consistent as reviewers can compare their responses
to those of others.
Questions? Please contact:
Mark Guzdial and Sue Fitzgerald
SIGCSE 2008 Program Chairs