Editorial board members are the core of Uniscience Publishers Journals. We are aware of the importance and vitality of the members of the editorial board to foster the growth of journals. Consequently, at Uniscience, we follow a rigorous practice in selecting our editorial board members for individual journals that respect our editorial board membership policy. Our editorial board is our principal advisory board, which is made up of eminent individuals in their respective fields. Our editorial board members are ambassadors for our journals and our credibility is based on their credentials.
Guidelines for Editorial Board Members
- All editors should have the knowledge to assess whether the article is scientifically sound, original, relevant, clear, refers to earlier work and falls within the scope of the journal.
- Once the plagiarism verification is complete, each article will be assigned to an editor, and if the article is in the research domain of the interested editor, it is expected that the assigned editor will take up the task as soon as possible. If he or she wants to refuse the assignment for personal reasons, he or she must also inform the editorial office as soon as possible.
- The assigned editor should not be in a conflict of interest with an assignment, if any, and then he or she should decline the assignment with the appropriate reason to the editorial office.
- Honesty and transparency is must become a member of the editorial committee, where an editor should judge each submission equally and transparently.
- The editor can make the final decision for any issue of the publication.
- As required, the editor can provide the necessary guidelines and direct the submission process to the author.
- The editor must not disclose any information about the author, reviewer or article information to anyone, complete confidentiality is required.
- The editor should be accountable for a timely, transparent peer review process. If required, the editor may obtain the endorsement of the editorial office.
- Editors may occasionally attend editorial board meetings scheduled by the editorial office to participate in discussions to enhance the journal.
- Identifies new topics for commissions, issues, special issues and advises on guidance for the journal, giving feedback on past issues and making suggestions for topics and potential authors.
- Provide content by occasionally writing editorials and other articles.
- Provide support to authors, readers and subscribers and encourage colleagues to submit their best work.
- Suggestions for the development of Uniscience Journals are well received.