WikiJournal of Medicine/Associate editors

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WikiJournal of Medicine
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WikiJournal of Medicine

An open access journal with no publication costs – About

ISSN: 2002-4436
www.WikiJMed.org
Frequency: Continuous

Since: March 2014
Publisher: Wikimedia Foundation
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2017:
ARTICLE in Stat news
ARTICLE in Journal of Epidemiology and Public Health
ARTICLE in Science
INTERVIEW with board member

2016:
VIDEO featuring Editor-in-chief
ARTICLE in The Signpost
ARTICLE in The Conversation

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2017
current: Potential upcoming articles
02-01 Citation metrics

2016
10-17: Article published in the Lancet Global Health
09-29: Listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals
09-27: Prizes introduced for best articles in 2017
08-31: Renamed to WikiJournal of Medicine
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Associate editors help in copy-editing submissions, contacting prospective peer reviewers, formatting accepted manuscripts, and integrating suitable material into Wikipedia. They can also vote in board elections. If you are interested in joining as an associate editor, you can apply here. All previous applications can be viewed here.

Activities[edit]

Most authors have allowed their article submissions to the Wikijournal to be open-access in the wiki from the very beginning, but in some cases they prefer to have in confidential up to publication. Many journals do not accept submissions that have been in the open at any time, and thereby authors may be harmed by premature disclosure of any or all of an article submission's details. Associate editors must therefore keep such works confidential by restricting discussions about such articles to for example email communications, rather than talk page entries in Wikipedia or Wikiversity. Associate editors must not retain such works for their personal use.

There is no minimum requirement for how active an associate editor is required to be. Yet, it is strongly recommended that you add this page to your watchlist, as well as join the public email list in order to get updates about journal activity. Ways to contribute are detailed at: Editorial guidelines - How to contribute.

Associate editors may be asked to act as peer review coordinators, aiding in contacting potential peer reviewers when an article is submitted. During this process, peer review coordinators find and invite peer reviewers (see guidelines), and correspond with them as well as the manuscript authors. This does not require any particular expertise in the subject at hand, and it can overlap with other responsibilities. Peer review coordinators need to be aware that it may sometimes take several dozens of invitations before receiving two positive responses.

Associate editors


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