Resources for Editors
This page lists several information resources on the Web that should be useful to IAMJE members.
Syllabus for New Editors
A Syllabus for Prospective and Newly Appointed Editors (Created by WAME –World Association of Medical Editors)
World Association of Medical Editors (WAME)
Uniform requirements for submission of medical manuscripts (Guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors)
Managing Allegations of Scientific Misconduct: A Guidance Document for Editors
Material from International Congresses on Peer Review
The Second International Congress on Peer Review in Biomedical Publication. JAMA. 1994;272:91-170.
The International Congress on Biomedical Peer Review. JAMA. 1998;280:213-302.
Journal Instructions for Authors
Instructions to authors in the health sciences
Link to the Medical College of Ohio Web site with instructions to prospective authors for hundreds of different journals in the health sciences.
Other Organizations for Editors
Council of Science Editors Inc
CSE aims to improve communication in the life sciences by educating authors, editors, and publishers; by providing means of cooperation among persons interested in publishing in the life sciences; and by promoting effective communication practices in primary and secondary publishing in any form.
European Association of Science Editors
EASE aims to promote improved communication in science by providing efficient means for cooperation among editors in all disciplines of science, and to assist in the efficient operation of publications in the sciences. Although EASE is European-based, members are welcome wherever they live.