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Webcast Library

Below you will find the first webcasts in our new series for editors, covering a range of valuable topics useful in your work. If there is a subject you would like to see covered, please contact us.


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NEW: Marketing your journal

Presenter:

Hannah Foreman, Associate Director, Researcher Relations

In this webcast on “Marketing your Journal” we provide you with information on Elsevier’s journal marketing strategy, and how our activities help to increase visibility, accessibility and readership for your journal and the articles published within it.

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Ethics and Plagiarism in Publishing – What Editors Should Know

Presenter:

Laura Schmidt,  Managing Editor, Physica B

A discussion of the challenges journal editors face with regards to ethical issues and plagiarism. Discover the role we play in solving them using tools and resources made available to you by Elsevier.

COPE also has an e-learning course on ethics available, aimed specifically at new editors. Learn more

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Finding and Retaining Reviewers

Presenter:

Graham Brumfield, Manager Publishing Services, Health Sciences

Discover new ways to identify and retain the best reviewers in your field; how to motivate them to do a good job and encourage them to repeat review for you.

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Your Role as an Editor

Presenter:

Anthony Newman, Publisher, Life Sciences

An introduction to your support teams within Elsevier. Meet the editorial and publishing staff who will help make your job easier and learn more about a number of additional resources at your disposal.

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How to be a Successful Editor in the 21st Century

Presenter:

Ursula Culligan, Publisher, Agriculture

An examination of the roles and responsibilities of editors covering topics such as establishing the direction and scope of your journal, managing peer review and engaging with the community.

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The Impact Factor and other Bibliometric Indicators

Presenter:

Andrew Plume, Associate Director, Scientometrics & Market Analysis

Love it or loathe it the journal Impact Factor remains a widely-used benchmark by authors to decide which journal to submit to. Whilst we recognize the Impact Factor at Elsevier, we also nurture the idea of using other indicators of journal performance.

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If experiments don't produce positive results they are often not published, yet they can help to progress research. Should we publish them?

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Short Communications

  • Registrations open for journal editor webinar series

    Registrations are now open for the remaining webinars in our 2014 series for journal editors. Learn more

  • Finding reviewers in EES just got easier…

    Improvements to the Find Reviewers tool in EES have simplified the process of searching for potential referees. Find out more... Learn more

  • An author’s experience of peer review

    Researcher Mounir Adjrad dwells on why constructive reviews are so important to the peer-review process. Learn more

  • The importance of gender balance for editorial teams

    We look at why a gender-balanced editorial team can be beneficial not only to your journal but to the research community at large. Learn more

  • Why I dedicated my journal editorial to open access

    UK-based editor, Professor Peter Griffiths, on why it's so important editors understand open access. Learn more

  • Warning regarding fraudulent call for papers

    Information from our Legal department about a fraudulent call for papers sent out in Elsevier's name. Learn more

  • Publishing skills webinar series for early career researchers

    Registrations are now open for our webinar series for ECRs which focuses on developing their publishing skills. Learn more

  • Discover the latest re. EES user profile consolidation

    Learn what a consolidated EES user profile can mean for ORCID profiles and managing EES accounts. Learn more

  • The road to open access – an editor’s story

    US-based editor, Professor Marion Broome, has written an editorial about open access and what it means for her journal. Learn more

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Webinars & webcasts

Upcoming webinars

Trends in journal publishing
Thursday 18th September, 2014

How to make your journal stand out from the crowd
Tuesday 21st October, 2014

Discover our webinar archive. This digital library features both Elsevier and external experts discussing, and answering questions on, a broad spectrum of topics.

Learn more about our growing library of useful bite-sized webcasts covering a range of subjects relevant to your work as an editor, including ethics, peer review and bibliometrics.

Editors’ Conferences

Boston, USA (program TBC)
21-23 November, 2014

Learn more about these forums for dialogue with, and between, our senior editors.