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Science Editing (Sci Ed) is the official journal of the Korean Council of Science Editors (https://kcse.org) and Council of Asian Science Editors (https://asianeditor.org). It aims to improve the culture and health of human being by promoting the quality of editing and publishing scientific, technical, and medical journals. Expected readers are editors, publishers, reviewers, and authors of the journals around the world; however, specially focused to those in Asia. Since scholarly journals in Asia are mostly published by the academic societies, universities, or non-profit organizations, Sci Ed is sought to play a role in journal development. The number of publications from Asia is increasing rapidly and overpass that of other continents; meanwhile, the number of international journals and highly appreciated journals is yet to be coming forward. It is task of Asian editors to pledge the journal quality and broaden the visibility and accessibility. Therefore, its scope includes the followings in the field of science, technology, and medicine.

  • • Policy of journal editing

  • • Data mining on the editing and publishing

  • • Systematic review on medical journal publishing and editing

  • • Research ethics and medical ethics including clinical registration, statement of human and animal health protection, and conflict of interest

  • • Publication ethics: fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, duplicate publication, and authorship

  • • CrossCheck

  • • Legal issue in journal publishing

  • • Peer review process

  • • Reporting guideline for medical journals

  • • Medical and scientific literature databases

  • • Advanced information technology applicable to journal editing and publishing including PubMed Central schema, journal article tag suite schema, Digital Object Identifier, CrossMark, FundRef, ORCID, datacite, QR code, and App

  • • International standard of journal editing and publishing including International Committee of Medical Journal Editors’ Recommendations

  • • Reference styles including Vancouver (NLM) style, APA style, IEEE style, and ACS style

  • • Digital publishing in the web and App

  • • Education and training of editors, reviewers, and authors

  • • Manuscript editing

  • • Journal evaluation

  • • bibliometrics and scientometrics in the context of journal editing and publishing

  • • Finance of journal publishing

  • • History of scholarly journal

  • • Copyright and Creative Commons License

  • • Open access and public access approaches

Its publication type includes original articles, reviews, case studies, essays, editorials, meeting reports, book reviews, announcement, correspondences, and video clips. Other types are also negotiable with the editorial board. All unsolicited articles are subject to peer review. Commissioned articles are reviewed by the Editorial Board

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