Commissioning content & special issues

About this video

Both new and established journals can benefit from directly commissioned content or special issues. To that end, this module explains how these tools can help journals and teaches editors strategies for identifying authors and guest editors and delivering high-impact content.

About the presenter

Dawn Nahlen


Dawn has worked in nursing journals at Elsevier for 24 years, moving from copy editor to managing editor to publisher. She currently manages 12 nursing titles and has worked on another 6. Holding a master’s degree from the world’s oldest journalism school, she also has edited several books. She’s most proud of her roles as mother of 2 boys and spouse of a singer/songwriter/musician/producer.