EASE Handbook (Second Edition) Full Table of Contents

Introduction to the 2nd edition of the EASE Science Editors’ Handbook

About the Editors

Introduction to the 2002 edition

Section 1: Editing

1.1: Copy-editing scientific papers (Maeve O’Connor, Margaret Cooter, Sylwia B. Ufnalska)

1.2: Editing texts by non-native speakers of English (Joy Burrough-Boenisch)

1.3: Increasing your editing efficiency by using macros (Paul Beverley)

1.4: Using units and quantities correctly (Arjan K.S. Polderman)

1.5: Numerals (John W. Glen, Arie A. Manten)

1.6: Layout and principles of lists (A.J. (Tom) van Loon)

1.7: Symbols for physical quantities (Göran I. Ågren)

1.8: References (Elisabeth Heseltine)

1.9: Editing and design of tables (Yateendra Joshi)

1.10: Editing graphs (Naomi B. Robbins)

1.11: Last but not least – the index (Ann Kingdom)

1.12: Career and personal development for editors (Pippa Smart, Tim Albert)

Section 2: Nomenclature and terminology

2.1: Nomenclature and typography in chemistry and pharmacy (Arjan K.S. Polderman)

2.2: Anatomical nomenclature (Jenny Gretton)

2.3: Bacteriological nomenclature (Mercè Piqueras, Ricardo Guerrero)

2.4: Virus nomenclature (Jens H. Kuhn)

2.5: Best practice in the use of the scientific names of animals (David G. Notton, Ellinor Michel, Natalie Dale-Skey, Svetlana Nikolaeva, Steven Tracey)

2.6: Scientific names of algae, fungi, and plants (David L. Hawksworth)

2.7: Mineralogical nomenclature (Andrew M. Clark)

2.8: Nomenclature of igneous rocks (A.J. (Tom) van Loon)

2.9: Nomenclature of sedimentary rocks (A.J. (Tom) van Loon)

2.10: Nomenclature of metamorphic rocks (A.J. (Tom) van Loon)

2.11: Stratigraphic nomenclature (A.J. (Tom) van Loon)

Section 3: Policies and processes

3.1: Facing the void: editorial policies (Elise Langdon-Neuner)

3.2: Today’s hot topics in editorial policy ( Elise Langdon-Neuner)

3.3: Establishing a new journal (Matko Marušić, Ana Marušić, Ruth King)

3.4: Editorial boards (Irene Hames)

3.5: Organizing the editorial board and office (Matko Marušić, Ana Marušić)

3.6: Scientific authorship (Ana Marušić, Matko Marušić)

3.7: Instructions to authors (Elisabeth Heseltine)

3.8: Editorial processing of manuscripts and proofs (Pamela Lepkowski, Mark E. Schweitzer)

3.9: Book reviews (James Hartley)

Section 4: Peer review

4.1: Peer review at the beginning of the 21st century (Irene Hames)

4.2: Working with peer reviewers (Nikki Lazenby, Ashlie Carlson)

4.3: Peer review reports as a tool for improving a journal (Michael Willis, Elizabeth Blalock)

4.4: Peer review systems (Elizabeth Wager)

4.5: The changing face of peer review (Irene Hames)

Section 5: Ethics

5.1: Dealing with fraud (Elizabeth Wager)

5.2: Images in figures: quality control and managing illegitimate image manipulation (David L. Vaux)

5.3: Conflicts of interest in biomedical publications (Hervé Maisonneuve, Marc A. Rodwin)

5.4: Editors and commercial companies (Elizabeth Wager)

5.5: Plagiarism (Karen Shashok)

5.6: Reporting guidelines: a tool to increase completeness, transparency, and value of health research published in your journal (Iveta Simera)

5.7: Basic statistical reporting for articles published in clinical medical journals: the Statistical Analyses and Methods in the Published Literature, or SAMPL guidelines (Thomas A. Lang, Douglas G. Altmanv)

Section 6: Publishing and promoting

6.1: Requirements and preferences for the first page of journal articles (A.J. (Tom) van Loon)

6.2: Requirements and preferences for individual issues and entire volumes of printed journals (A.J. (Tom) van Loon)

6.3: Design: print and web (Manuella Walker)

6.4: Grey literature: challenges and responsibilities for authors and editors (Paola De Castro, Sandra Salinetti)

6.5: CrossRef DOIs and reference linking (Patricia Feeney)

6.6: Open access journals – it’s not all about free (Pippa Smart)

6.7: Legal issues: copyright, plagiarism, and other concerns (Pippa Smart)

6.8: Multidisciplinary bibliographic databases (Armen Yuri Gasparyan, Lilit Ayvazyan, George D. Kitas)

6.9: Bibliometrics for journal editors – an overview (Jenny Neophytou)

6.10: Promotion of journals, especially small scholarly journals (Ana Marušić, Matko Marušić)

6.11: Maximizing research visibility, impact, and citation: tips for editors and authors (Emma R. Norman)

6.12: Using social and traditional media to promote awareness of your publications (Sharon Mathelus, Jennifer Beal)