Authors

Authors

The scientific journal should provide accurate instructions for writing and submitting article manuscripts. This helps the journal to establish a favorable relationship with the authors. This relationship must be honest, professional, and polite. The chief editor and editorial board should have professional interaction with the authors too. They should also make sure that the ethical Read more about Authors[…]

Who Are the Editor in Chief and Managing Editor?

Who Are the Editor in Chief and Managing Editor? (Part 2)

The Role of the Managing Editor The role of managing editor varies in different journals, however, she/he is responsible for the day to day work of the journal and must report to the chief editor. The managing editor defines the work processes and makes sure that they are followed. She/he should manage the budget and Read more about Who Are the Editor in Chief and Managing Editor? (Part 2)[…]

LAUNCHING MANUSCRIPT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM(PART2)

Launching Manuscript Management System(Part2)

Training reviewers (if possible) could improve the quality of a journal’s reviews and moreover enhance the quality of the submitted article manuscripts. However, members of the editorial board are not qualified to train reviewers, but they can supervise their training and develop brochures or guidelines for this purpose. It is also important that both the Read more about Launching Manuscript Management System(Part2)[…]

Who Are the Editor in Chief and Managing Editor?

The editor in chief and managing editor are two completely separate jobs that sometimes have overlapping tasks. These two titles are used interchangeably because the authors and readers of scientific journals and even other types of journals do not know their differences. However, the truth is that they are two different jobs. It can be Read more about Who Are the Editor in Chief and Managing Editor?[…]

Launching Manuscript Management System(part 2)

Other types of review are listed below: Open Review: This method is used in all medical journals, such as BioMed Central and BMJ. Open Peer Review: In this method, all of the submitted articles are published and if the authors can receive favorable opinion from three members of the editorial board, their comments will be Read more about Launching Manuscript Management System(part 2)[…]

Launching Manuscript Management System

The quality of a scientific journal depends on the quality of its content and the reviewers have a critical role in this regard. Journals should not overload their reviewers; furthermore, they should not forget to appreciate the reviewers’ efforts. Besides, the article manuscripts should be initially reviewed before they are sent to the main reviewers. Read more about Launching Manuscript Management System[…]

Responsibilities of a Scientific Journal Office(Part 2)

Article manuscripts may be submitted to the journal through three different methods, namely sending a printed copy, using web-based software, and email. Nowadays many journals prefer the last two methods since they are easier and make the workflow of the journal move forward faster. An online article submission system (which may also be called peer Read more about Responsibilities of a Scientific Journal Office(Part 2)[…]

Responsibilities of a Scientific Journal Office(Part 1)

The success of a scientific journal does not only depend on its scientificity; it also requires precise and accurate management of its publication. One critical issue is managing the manuscripts of submitted or rejected articles. Generally, some of the usual responsibilities of a scientific Journal office include managing article manuscripts and other documents, assessing and Read more about Responsibilities of a Scientific Journal Office(Part 1)[…]

Journal indexing

Indexing

One of the biggest challenges facing scientific journals is being indexed in international and top-rated databases. The benefit of being indexed in such databases, is the availability of the journal to a wide audience, in a short amount of time. Generally, these indexes are classified into three categories: International Scientific Indexing (ISI) Specialized Indexing (e.g. Read more about Indexing[…]

How to make scientific journals known

How to make scientific journals known

We can’t expect a scientific journal to become famous without making any efforts; even if it has a high quality. There are some procedures for making a scientific journal known, but before taking action, one should consider one’s resources and the required amount of time. In order to fulfill this aim, only an accurate plan is required, which will not cost much.

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Scientific journal publishing methods

Scientific journal publishing methods

Electronic and printed

Journals are often published in both printed and electronic formats. However, the advantages of electronic publishing, such as being inexpensive due to not needing a budget for paper and print, has caused the scientific journals to be published only in electronic format. Electronic publishing can have open access or limited access. […]

Different methods of publishing a scientific journal

Different methods of publishing a scientific journal

The technological revolution has changed the audiences’ expectations of the scientific journals; therefore, the publishers should consider this matter. The internet has provided scientific journals with many new opportunities and the ability to promote their work. Some of which are listed below: […]

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