The Numista community generally expects referees to be active regularly and check requests within a week. Recurring periods of inactivity can overload co-referees and other master referees, cause frustration in the community, and discourage contributors.
If referees are experiencing growing difficulties keeping up with their duties, they are strongly encouraged to contact one of the catalogue admins to ask for help and discuss a strategy to tackle their backlog, reduce their portfolio, or take a break.
The catalogue admins will consider suspending an inactive referee in the following situations:
The catalogue admins will also consider suspending a referee in the following situations:
Referees will be formally notified prior to their suspension and given a chance to discuss a solution