How do editors look at your paper?
About this video
When a journal editor assesses your manuscript, they aren’t just checking whether the research is interesting or advances the knowledge in that field. There are many elements they consider and taking the time to understand these, can increase your chances of getting that all important ‘yes’.
In this webinar recording, experienced Publisher Dr. Jaap van Harten walks early career researchers through crucial points to bear in mind at the preparation, submission and review stages. He stresses the importance of ensuring your manuscript is complete, accurate, and within the journal’s scope. He runs through the components a cover letter should contain, and he highlights what reviewers are checking for and how you can ensure you’ve ticked all the boxes. He also has some helpful advice to share on responding to reviewer comments.
You’ll come away with the ability to step back from your manuscript and view it through an editor’s eyes, so you can identify any areas that still need some loving care and attention…