The European Association of Science Editors (EASE) is an international community of individuals and associations from diverse backgrounds, linguistic traditions and professional experiences in science communication and editing.

August 2015;41(3)

Table of Contents [PDF]

Original articles

A “basket of metrics”—the best support for understanding journal merit. Lisa Colledge; Chris James [PDF]

Editorial

Six years at the helm: view from the bridge. Joan Marsh [PDF]

Essays

Medical editing in India. Rajshekhar Bipeta [PDF]
Peer review incentives: a simple idea to encourage fast and effective peer review. Daniel Johnston [PDF]

Viewpoints

Training enough good science reviewers. Andrew J. Davis [PDF]

Reports of meetings

Effective Journal Editorial Management. Jamie Humphrey; Rebecca Marsh [PDF]

Book reviews

Teaching to avoid plagiarism: how to promote good source use. Elizabeth Wager [PDF]

Regular features

EASE-Forum digest: March to June 2015 [PDF]
My life as an editor – Richard Horton [PDF]
News notes. John Hilton [PDF]
The editor’s bookshelf. Anna Maria Rossi [PDF]
Correspondence [PDF]

February 2016;42(1)

Table of Contents [pdf]

Editorial

Moira Hudson: Lament of the publications professional: 1. Managing author expectations and the obstacle of peer review [pdf]


Original articles

Hannah Cagney, Emma Grainger, Richard Horton, Astrid James, Sabine Kleinert, Zena Nyakoojo, Laura Pryce, Diana Stanley, Helena Wang: Retraction and republication—a new tool for correcting the scientific record? [pdf]

Essays

Michèle B. Nuijten: Preventing statistical errors in scientific journals [pdf]
Denys N Wheatley: Independent editors – how secure is your position? [pdf]
Paul Beverley: Computer tools for preparing stylesheets [pdf]

Viewpoint

Elise Langdon-Neuner: Multiple: do we know what we are talking about? [pdf]
 

Reports of meetings

Looking at New Perspectives–2015 annual meeting of the Society for Scholarly Publication (Ishan Dave) [pdf]
Editors as promoters of good practices in bioresource research (Anna Maria Rossi, Paola De Castro, Elena Bravo, Alessia Calzolari, Federica Napolitani, Anne Cambon-Thomsen, Laurence Mabile) [pdf]
HEIRRI: Integrating responsible research and innovation into universities and higher education institutions (Marta Cayetano, Gema Revuelta, Núria Saladié) [pdf]
 

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Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (www.bels.org) (Sangeeta Gaur) [pdf]
 

Regular features

EASE-Forum digest: September to December 2015 [pdf]
My life as an editor: Jong K. Ha [pdf]
News notes (John Hilton) [pdf]
The editor’s bookshelf (Anna Maria Rossi) [pdf]
Correspondence [pdf]

November 2015; 41(4)

Table of Contents [PDF]

Original articles

Relationship between the duration of peer-review, publication decision, and agreement among reviewers in three Chilean journals. Omar Sabaj; José O. Valderrama; Carlos González-Vergara; Álvaro Pina-Stranger [PDF]

Editorial

New EASE Council and strategy 2015. Ana Marušić; Pippa Smart [PDF]

Essays

The role of social media in the research cycle. Duncan Nicholas [PDF]
Ethics: an absolute or conditional issue? Behrooz Astaneh [PDF]

Viewpoint

Translation of titles – to be or not to  be? Marin Vodanovic [PDF]


Reports of meetings

2015 Annual General Meeting. Joan Marsh [PDF]
The 2nd Asian Science Editors conference and workshop (CASE 2015 – Council of Asian Science Editors). Dinh Thi Thu Phong [PDF]
Council of Science Editors (CSE) Annual Meeting 2015. Krishna Kumar Venkitachalam [PDF]

Book review

The Good Doctor: A Father, a Son, and the Evolution of Medical Ethics. Joan Marsh [PDF]

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WordPress: an excellent way to promote journals and connect with readers. Carly McCuaig [PDF]

Regular features

EASE-Forum digest: June to September 2015 [PDF]
My life as an editor – Philip Campbell [PDF]
News notes. John Hilton [PDF]
The editor’s bookshelf. Anna Maria Rossi [PDF]
New council members [PDF]

May 2015; 41(2)

Table of contents [PDF]

Original article

The increasing pseudodignification of medical prose. Neville W Goodman [PDF]

Reports of meetings

2015 European Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals. Celeste Williams-Hughes [PDF]

ACSE workshop for journal editors: Journal policies and publication ethics. Nida Mohsin [PDF]
Focus on Training. Paola DeCastro [PDF]

Editorial

The scientific journal: past and present. Eva Baranyiová [PDF]

Essays

The importance of legal regulation for scientific journals. Matko Marušić [PDF]
Connecting researchers and research – investing in infrastructure to bring efficiencies to research ORCID as an enabler of better research analytics. Liz Allen [PDF]
Scientific journals in the Humanities: preserve national and go international. Ida Raffaelli [PDF]


Viewpoints

Out with the old, in with the new – words and phrases in fashion. Denys Wheatley [PDF]

 

Book reviews

The Elements of English Editing. A Guideline to Clear Writing. Elizabeth Heseltine [PDF]
Scientific Writing for Impact Factor Journals. Ed Hull [PDF]


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Coursera: when learning never ends. Silvia Maina [PDF]


Regular features

EASE-Forum digest: December 2014 to March 2015 [PDF]
News notes. John Hilton [PDF]
The editor’s bookshelf. Anna Maria Rossi [PDF]
Correspondence [PDF]

February 2015; 41(1)

Table of contents [PDF]

Editorial

A word from the new Chief Editor. Ksenija Baždarić [PDF]


Original articles

Readability assessment of psychiatry journals. Skye P. Barbic; Karen Roberts; Zachary Durisko;Cheolsoon Lee; Rosemary Yachouh; Jason Guriel;Kwame McKenzie [PDF]


Essays

A distinct gateway to science in the Balkans: Balkan Medical Journal. Cem Uzun; Mustafa İnan; Okan Çalıyurt [PDF]
Statistics and research integrity. Andrew Gelman [PDF]


Reports of meetings

18th International Nursing Research Conference. Reme Melero [PDF]
Peering at peer review – COST Transdomain Action: New Frontiers of Peer Review (PEERE). Ana Marusic [PDF]


Book review

Best Practice Guidelines on Publishing Ethics: a Publisher’s Perspective. Andrew Davis [PDF]


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OASPA: all you’d like to know about open access. Silvia Maina [PDF]


Obituary

Waleria Młyniec. Sylwia Ufnalska [PDF]


Regular features

New members of the editorial board [PDF]
EASE-Forum digest: September to December 2014 [PDF]
My life as an editor: Kristen Overstreet [PDF]
News notes. John Hilton [PDF]
The editor’s bookshelf. Anna Maria Rossi [PDF]

November 2014;40(4)

Table of contents [PDF]

Editorial

Do we have tools for quality assurance in science editing and publishing? Višnja Vičić-Hudorović; Narcis Hudorović, Armen Yuri Gasparyan [PDF]

Medicine and politics. Joan Marsh [PDF]

Original articles

Accuracy of references in scholarly journals: an analysis of 450 references in ten biomedical journals. Salman Yousuf Guraya [PDF]

Essays

Plagiarism: What does the future hold for science writing? Farrokh Habibzadeh [PDF]

Reports of meetings

Asian Science Editors’ Conference and Workshop 2014. Sun Huh [PDF]

ISMTE 2014 European Conference. Duncan Nicholas [PDF]

Book review

Academic and Professional Publishing. Pippa Smart [PDF]

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F1000: a useful resource for biomedical researchers and editors. Xiaochun Qiu, Qian Liu [PDF]

Regular features

My life as an editor. Rhianna Goozée [PDF]

News notes. John Hilton [PDF]

The editor’s bookshelf. Anna Maria Rossi [PDF]

Correspondence [PDF]

August 2014;40(3)

Table of Contents [PDF]
 

Original articles

Journal editorials on plagiarism: What is the message? Miguel Roig [PDF]

 

Essays

Authors’ editors in the 21st century: promoters of publication quality and efficiency. Karen Shashok [PDF]

Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology: your local grocer online. Dado Čakalo [PDF]

Golden rules for scholarly journal editors. Sylwia B. Ufnalska; Arjan K.S. Polderman [PDF]

Embedded metadata add value to scientific publications. John W. Miescher [PDF]

Detective stories: references in manuscripts. Eva Baranyiová [PDF]

Plagiarism – a prevalent and persistent problem. Denys Wheatley [PDF]

 

Reports of meetings

EASE conference: The complex world of science editing. Vesna Šupak Smolčić [PDF]

EASE Annual General Meeting. Joan Marsh [PDF]

The publication metrics session at the EASE conference. Anna Maria Rossi; Paola de Castro [PDF]

Reporting what was done and what was found. John Hilton [PDF]

Highlights of the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Society for Scholarly Publishing. Devasena Kanthi [PDF]

 

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Research4life: access to research in the developing world. Silvia Maina [PDF]

 

Regular features

EASE-Forum digest: March to June 2014 [PDF]

My life as an editor: Clarinda Cerejo [PDF]

News notes. John Hilton [PDF]

The editor’s bookshelf. Anna Maria Rossi [PDF]

May 2014;40(2)

Table of Contents [PDF]

Editorial

Editing Croatian scholarly journals: achievements and challenges. Armen Yuri Gasparyan [PDF]

Original articles

Composition of editorial boards and peer review policies of Croatian journals indexed in Web of Science and Scopus. Ana Utrobičić; Josip Šimić; Mario Malički, Matko Marušić, Ana Marušić [PDF] [resumen espagnol]

Essays

Editorials and cascading peer review . Ernesto Galbán-Rodríguez; Ricardo Arencibia-Jorge [PDF] [resumen espagnol]
Losing the numbers game: abundant journal self-citations put journals at risk for a life without Impact Factor. Frank-Thorsten Krell [PDF] [resumen espagnol]
Representation of low- and middle-income countries on Editorial Boards of psychiatry journals. Joan Marsh [PDF]
English as the lingua franca of science – a difficult language by any standard. Denys Wheatley [PDF]
Apostrophes: feeling possessive? Richard A C Clark [PDF] [resumen espagnol]

Book review

A scholar’s guide to getting published in English critical choices and practical strategies. Christiaan Sterken [PDF]

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Hrčak: The portal for Croatian scientific journals. Silvia Maina [PDF]

Obituary

Nancy Morris. Nadia Slow; Maeve O’Connor [PDF]

Regular features

My life as an Editor: Ana Marušić [PDF]
News Notes. John Hilton [PDF]
The Editor’s Bookshelf. Anna Maria Rossi [PDF]
Correspondence [PDF]

February 2014; 40(1)

Table of Contents [PDF]

 

Editorial

Moving towards topical education in science editing. Armen Yuri Gasparyan [PDF]


Original articles

Introducing science for nursing in Croatia: publishing trends in the Sestinski Glasnik/Nursing Journal. Višnja Vičić-Hudorović; Narcis Hudorović [PDF] [resumen espagnol]


Essays

Problems faced by editors of biomedical journals in Mexico. Norberto Sotelo-Cruz [PDF] [resumen espagnol]
An adaptable model of a biomedical writing and editing course for medical graduates. Soo-Ki Kim; Edward F. Barroga [PDF] [resumen espagnol]
Moral philosophy of scholarly publications. Mathur Vijay Prakash; Sharma Ashutosh; Dhillon Jatinder Kaur; Kalra Gauri [PDF] [resumen espagnol]
Drama in research paper. Denys Wheatley [PDF]


Reports of meetings

Mediterranean Editors and Translators Meeting 2013.Julie Uusinarkaus [PDF]
Scientometrics: status and prospects for developmen. Valentina Markusova; Levan Mindeli [PDF]


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BioMed Central author academy. Laura Fascio Pecetto [PDF]
 

Book review

The Handbook of Journal Publishing. Peter Thorpe [PDF]
 

Regular features

EASE-Forum Digest, September to December 2013. Elise Langdon-Neuner (compiler) [PDF]
My life as an Editor: Karen Shashok [PDF]
News Notes. John Hilton [PDF]
The Editor’s Bookshelf. Anna Maria Rossi [PDF]
Correspondence [PDF]

November 2013; 39(4)

Table of Contents [PDF]

 

Editorial

Education, education, education. Joan Marsh [PDF]


Original articles

Current state of science editing and publishing in Russia. Sergey V Gorin, Igor Yu Sklyarov, Elena I Kostyukova [PDF] [resumen espagnol]
 

Essays

Cascading peer review for open-access publishing. Edward F. Barroga [PDF] [resumen espagnol]
Common statistical mistakes in manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals. Farrokh Habibzadeh [PDF]
Quantifying the work of copy editors. Yateendra Joshi [PDF] [resumen espagnol]
How to better achieve integrity in science publishing. Jaime A. Teixeira da Silva [PDF] [resumen espagnol]
On the current presentation of scientific papers: 5. Verbs and tenses. Denys Wheatley [PDF]

Reports of meetings

The Asia Pacific Association of Medical Journal Editors (APAME 2013) Convention. Eva Baranyiová [PDF]
24th Annual Congress of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders. Charlotte Baptista [PDF]
Twelfth Annual General Meeting. Joan Marsh [PDF]

Book review

Competing interests in biomedical publications: main guidelines and selected articles. Hervé Maisonneuve [PDF]

Regular features

EASE-Forum Digest, June to September 2013. Elise Langdon-Neuner (compiler) [PDF]
My life as an Editor: Denys Wheatley [PDF]
News Notes. John Hilton [PDF]
The Editor’s Bookshelf. Anna Maria Rossi [PDF]
Correspondence [PDF]