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Benefits of being a Guest Editor

To ensure an impartial review process, submissions to the Special Issue by the Guest Editors will be handled by members of the journal’s Editorial Board and/or Conference Editorial Board. Please see this section for more information.

In recognition of the Guest Editors’ efforts, and to provide full transparency about the journal’s and/or Conference's review process, the name of the Guest Editor who accepts a manuscript will be included in the published version of the article.

Additional benefits of being a Guest Editor include:

  • Improving your academic profile and marking you out as influential within your discipline
  • Increasing the visibility and impact of work published in the Special Issue thanks to JER’s immediate, worldwide, and barrier-free Open Access
  • Being at the forefront of scientific communication
  • Exerting creativity in the inception and development of a topic
  • Assembling and working with a strong team of Editors
  • Networking with like-minded colleagues around the world and forging new contacts with field leaders
  • Handling manuscripts close to your professional interests and gaining a better understanding of editorial processes
  • Seeing articles from your Special Issue and/or Conference referenced and cited in future articles
  • Feeling you have contributed to the development of the journal and/or Conference