• Handles all information, manuscripts, and reviews as confidential materials and does not disseminate them outside the editorial board.
  • Guarantees the anonymity of reviewers (double-blind review).

The editors shall follow the COPE Code of Conduct for Journal Editor.


Functions of editors:

  1. Receiving submissions: The editorial team receives submissions from authors directly or through an online submission system.

  2. Initial review: The team conducts an initial assessment of each submission to determine its suitability for publication. This includes checking for adherence to submission guidelines, originality, and relevance to the journal's scope.

  3. Assigning reviewers: The team selects appropriate reviewers for each submission based on their expertise and availability.

  4. Peer review: The reviewers conduct a thorough and objective submission assessment, assessing its scientific rigor, clarity, and originality.

  5. Decision-making: Based on the feedback from the reviewers, the editorial team decides whether to accept the submission, reject it, or request revisions.

  6. Communication with authors: The editorial team communicates the decision to the authors and provides constructive feedback, if necessary. They also offer guidance on how to make any required revisions.

  7. Copy-editing and typesetting: Once a submission is accepted, the editorial team copy-edits and typesets it to ensure it meets the journal's style and formatting requirements.

  8. Publication: The team oversees the publication of the accepted submission, either online or in print, and ensures that it is accessible to readers.

  9. Promoting the journal: The editorial team also plays a role in promoting the journal, such as by attending conferences, engaging with authors and readers on social media, and collaborating with other publications in the field.

Popularization and Promotion

  1. Develop a solid online presence: In today's digital age, it is essential to have a solid online presence. This can include creating social media accounts (ResearchGate, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and others) to share new articles and using search engine optimization techniques to ensure the journal appears in search engine results.

  2. Attend and host conferences: Attending relevant meetings and hosting your conference can help raise your journal's profile and establish it as a thought leader in its field.

  3. Partner with relevant organizations: Partnering with relevant organizations, such as professional societies and academic institutions, can help increase the journal's visibility and credibility.

  4. Encourage author promotion: Encourage authors to promote their articles through their networks and social media channels and cite and reference the journal in their work.

  5. Publish special issues and themed collections: Publishing special issues and themed collections can help to attract new readers and showcase the journal's expertise in a particular area.

  6. Engage with readers and authors: Engaging with readers and authors through social media, newsletters, and other communication channels can help to build a community around the journal and keep readers and authors informed about new articles and developments in the field.

  7. Collaborate with other journals: Collaborating with other journals can help increase exposure and attract new readers who may not have been aware of the journal.

  8. Ensure high-quality content: The best way to promote a scientific journal is to publish high-quality content that interests its readership. Editors should prioritize selecting and publishing rigorous, impactful, and relevant articles to the journal's audience.