Resources for Editors

This page lists several information resources on the Web that should be useful to IAMJE members.

Predatory, Pseudo or Deceptive Journals 2018 

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)

International Council of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)

Uniform requirements for submission of medical manuscripts (Guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors)

Committee on Publication Ethics, UK

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 PublicationJAMA. 1994;272:91-170.

The International Congress on Biomedical Peer ReviewJAMA. 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.



Science Citation Index


Registrar of Newspapers in India