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Publication editors are responsible for:

  • establishing and maintaining an editorial team and advisory board for their publication, and ensuring that at least one OU faculty member serves on the team or board at all times
  • establishing author, editor, and copyright policies for the publication
  • establishing peer review policies and procedures
  • selecting a Creative Commons license for the publication
  • selecting a design theme provided by OJS
  • creating article templates
  • managing publication subscribers
  • managing submissions and peer review, including enlisting peer reviewers
  • copyediting and proofreading submissions
  • ensuring authors consent to their material being published in the journal
  • creating journal issues
  • publishing content on a regular basis
  • maintaining current and accurate information on the journal website, including contact information, instructions for stakeholders, policies, etc.
  • creating and maintaining internal training documentation to support current and future editorial team members
  • ensuring the continuity and sustainability of issues/volumes