Editorial boards: realizing their potential

  title={Editorial boards: realizing their potential},
  author={Irene Hames},
  journal={Learned Publishing},
  • Irene Hames
  • Published 1 October 2001
  • Education
  • Learned Publishing
Most journals have editorial boards. Their composition, what the individual members do, and how they operate will vary, but they are generally recognized as having certain central roles. What makes a good editor? How can potential editors be identified and then persuaded to join an editorial board? Once on the board, what can be done to keep them happy, committed, and working productively for the journal? What sorts of problems can arise, and how can they be avoided? These are some of the… 

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