We recognize the importance of our Editor/ Editor-in-Chief who play crucial role in Open Access Publication right from forming of editorial board to publishing of manuscripts in fostering the quality of a publication and the journals content. Editor/ Editor-in-Chief render invaluable services to Open Access through their eminence in research & expertise in respective field.
Responsibilities and Guidelines of the Editors
1. Editors are requested to assign the articles to the reviewers received from the editorial office. Articles are assigned based on the research interest of the editors. If the editors are busy with the other commitments, they can directly inform to the editorial office which enables us to assign the same article to other editors having similar research interest.
2. Timely contribution of the articles/ editorials/ short communications for upholding the issues constantly in the journal.
3. Encouraging the submission of the quality articles by recruiting authors or referring colleagues.
4. To determine the quality of the article once it is received from the editorial office.
5. Timely response to the editorial office to complete the review process within the provided timeline.
6. There is no limit for the editors to process the articles. It depends on the editors’ interest & his involvement in other commitments.
7. We encourage editors to provide new ideas/ suggestions for the development of the journal.
8. Editor has to monitor the complete peer review process to maintain the standards of the journal.
9. Editors need to ensure the protection of individual data and maintain confidentiality. While considering case reports and patient photographs, it is always suggested to obtain informed consent in written format.
Editors should ensure that all the articles are published with respect to the scope of the journal based on relevancy, integrity, scientific strength, new inputs, potential interest, completeness, clarity and ethics. Also assure that decisions given upon manuscripts are not affected by the authors’ origin, personal issues, nationality, ethnicity, race, religion or political beliefs. Decisions must be provided strictly based on the articles scientific validity and importance to the scientific community.