B – Tips for non-native English speakers editors

Murugesan R. Publishing a journal in English: tips for journal editors who are non-native English speakers. Science Editing 2014;1(1):46-48
(doi: 10.6087/kcse.2014.1.46)

Journal editors should make sure that the quality of English in their journal is consistently high. This article is aimed at non-native English speaking journal editors who wish to improve the standard of English in their journals. It describes several types of language professionals who can be involved in preparing a scientific manuscript for publication. Among them, the author’s editor is a person who helps an author improve the language and presentation of a manuscript; a copy-editor works for a range of clients (i.e., publishers, universities, individual authors) and is involved in the author’s publishing goals.