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Editor Guidelines

We acknowledge that our Editor/ Editor-in-Chief play a vital role in Open Access publication right from formation of the editorial board to publishing of manuscripts. Editor/ Editor-in- Chief foster the standard and quality of a publication and the overall content of the journal; rendering invaluable services to Open Access through their eminence in research & expertise in their respective field.

Scient Open Access Journals welcome medical practitioners, scientists, researchers, academicians and scholars interested in serving as volunteer editors. Scient publishes about 10 peer reviewed journals in the field of medical, clinical and pharma. Editors play a prominent role in maintaining the standards of any journal and therefore editors of Scient Open Access Journals are expected to take the complete responsibility for the journals, and monitor the entire publication process.

Benefits as an Editor for Scient Open Access Journals

1. Certificate of appreciation from Scient Open Access, honored by the Editor-in-Chief at the end of the year.

2. Recognition as an editor for Scient Open Access journal.

3. Special discounts for articles published by editor

Editor Guidelines and Responsibilities

1. Editors are requested to assign the reviewers for the manuscripts received from the editorial office. They can inform the editorial office about their inaccessibility or if the editors are busy. This enables us to assign the same article to other editors having similar research interest.
2.Timely contribution of the editorials/manuscripts for the upcoming issues of the journal.
3.Encourage submission of quality articles to the journal by personally recruiting authors, assisting them with outreach, and ensuring the marketing plan is executed.
4.Check the quality of manuscript and determine whether a submitted manuscript is appropriate for the journal.
5.Communicate with reviewers regularly according to their accessibility and provide them clear instructions in sustaining quality of the journal.
6.Respond appropriately to the editorial office and ensure completion of the review process within the given timeline.
7.Editors are liberated to work according to their interest and prior commitments.
8.We welcome editor’s suggestions in providing appropriate resources, guidance from experts to perform the publisher’s role in a proficient manner and improve the quality of the journal.
9.Contact with other editorial board members and monitor the complete peer review process to maintain the standard of the journal.
10.Recommend acceptance or rejection of the articles considered for publication to the journal Editor.
11.Editors need to maintain confidentiality and abide to publication ethics of Scient Open Access Journals.

Editorial Policy

Editorial policies are optimized to protect and reinforce the journals reliability and quality while aiming at readers interest. SOA publications are intended to meet research ethics, copyright protection, to keep up transparency and respect the privacy of participating individuals such as editors, reviewers and authors. Scient Open Access Journals provides complete editorial freedom to the Editorial Board members with the authority to determine journals content and it does not interfere with any sort of assessment process of manuscripts. The principal goal of an editor should be to endeavor the content quality, ensure skillful peer review process and publish on a timely basis.

Editors ought to make sure that all the articles are published with relation to the scope of the journal supported relevance, integrity, scientific strength, new inputs, potential interest, completeness, clarity and ethics. Additionally assure that decisions concerning the manuscripts aren't tormented by the authors: Origin, Personal Issues, Nationality, Ethnicity, Race, Religion or affairs of the state. Decisions must be provided strictly based on the articles scientific validity and importance to the scientific community.

Interested to be an Editor for Scient Open Access?

If you are interested to become the editor for our SOA journals, kindly mail us your CV along with journal of interest to info@scientonline.org. We will respond to you within 24-48 hours.
Scient Open Access, afford constant support for the editors who play prominent role in promoting Open Access via Scient and help us in facilitating our mission of promoting the researchers amongst the scientific community.