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Improving journal quality and impact: (2) Reviewers and editorial boards

Date : 2021. 10. 18 ~ 2021. 10. 19.

Venue : Virtual course

Editors' virtual courses 2021:

Improving journal quality and impact 

These two related courses together provide journal editors with greater understanding of how to raise the quality of their journal, improve the peer review process, and make greater impact with their journal.


Course 2: Improving quality and impact : Peer review and editorial boards

This course is presented in two, 2-hour online workshops



  • To improve the peer review process and make good decisions
  • To identify the best reviewing methology
  • To manage and utilize editorial boards


Course content

  1. Journals and reviewers
    Topics covered include: reviewing research | bias and discrimination | reviewer recognition and reward
  2. Peer review initiatives
    Topics covered include: peer review taxonomy | preprint reviews | reviewing initiatives
  3. Ethical and practical problems of review
    Topics covered include: guidelines | citation manipulation | confidentiality | bias | managing the process | quality and usefulness | reviewer literacy 
  4. The role of the editorial board
    Topics covered include: mission and vision | editorial structures and roles | responsibilities and ethics | social media promotion | planning | strategies

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