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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.


NEW: Marketing your journal


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


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


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


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


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


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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Short Communications

  • Beware of fraudulent emails requesting payment

    Paul Doda from Elsevier's Legal team warns against emails that appear to be from Elsevier requesting payment from authors. Learn more

  • Read Heliyon’s first papers

    Today the journal Heliyon celebrates a major milestone – the publication of its first papers. Learn more

  • EBioMedicine: The importance of collaboration

    What do you get when you mix the editorial leadership from Cell with the editorial leadership of The Lancet, and sprinkle it with the publishing expertise of Elsevier? Learn more

  • Register for our free editor webinars on EVISE, article impact and more…

    This autumn will see a range of webinars on publishing topics of interest to editors. Registrations are now open. Learn more

  • Elsevier launches the Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge

    The winning entries will receive funding for research projects designed to help solve today's most pressing global challenges in health, environment or engineering. Learn more

  • How Atlas can help you demonstrate the value of research in your journal

    This new virtual publication features summaries of research articles with social impact which are then promoted to a broad readership Learn more

  • Revamped journal visuals offer greater insight into journal performance

    Our Journal Insights tool now offers increased information on metrics, publication speed and 'reach' for participating titles. Learn more

  • Authors embrace Share Link – the free access service for new articles

    The initiative has now been rolled out to more than 2,000 journals and some links have attracted more than 1,000 clicks Learn more

  • Unleashing the power of academic sharing

    Elsevier updates its article-sharing policies, perspectives and services — and invites researchers and hosting platforms to work with us to develop innovative sharing options and guidelines Learn more

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Webinars & webcasts

Discover our archive of webinars and training webcasts. Upcoming webinars, which are free to attend, are listed below:

Trends in Journal Publishing for Social Sciences & Economics
November 4th, 2015

Trends in Journal Publishing for Health & Medical Sciences
November 11th, 2015

Content Innovation
November 18th, 2015

Trends in Journal Publishing for Societies
December 2nd, 2015

To sign-up for one or more of these events, visit our registration form.