We are pleased to bring you a guest post from our Premier Conference Sponsor, Elsevier.
As the landscape of academic research continues to evolve, we know that being an editor of scholarly journals is becoming increasingly challenging. With new technologies, methodologies, and open science practices, it is important to stay up-to-date and equipped with the necessary skills to navigate this rapidly changing environment.
That is why we are thrilled to introduce you to two training portals developed specifically for editors of scholarly journals: Editor Essentials and Open Science, both hosted on Researcher Academy from Elsevier.
Editor Essentials is designed to provide instructional support on the skills and knowledge needed to be an effective editor, covering topics such as peer review, ethics, manuscript handling and publishing standards. With interactive modules, case studies and quizzes, Editor Essentials is a comprehensive resource for both new and experienced editors.
Open Science, on the other hand, focuses on the principles and practices of open science, providing guidance on how to embrace and promote a more inclusive, collaborative, and transparent in the world of research. The portal includes modules on fundamentals of open access, publishing OA and working with open hardware, all aimed at helping editors and authors better understand and support the open science movement.
Both portals are free and easily accessible on Elsevier’s Researcher Academy platform. With Editor Essentials and Open Science, you can stay ahead of the curve, and ensure that your journal is providing the best possible support to authors and readers alike.
We believe that investing time and effort in your own professional development is essential to maintaining a competitive edge in the research ecosystem. By visiting these portals, you will have the opportunity to enhance your skills and knowledge, ultimately improving the quality and impact of the research you publish.
We hope you will take advantage of these valuable resources and explore Editor Essentials and Open Science on Elsevier’s Researcher Academy today. Thank you for your commitment to advancing the scholarly publishing field, and we look forward to supporting you in your journey as an editor.
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