How do I become an editor of a journal?Last Updated: Feb 01, 2017 02:35PM CST

Editors on Scholastica can see all the manuscripts submitted to a journal, invite reviewers to manuscripts, and make publication decisions on manuscripts. To become an editor, you must be invited by the journal's administrator. When you're invited to become an editor of a journal on Scholastica, you'll get an email from the journal.

Editor invitation email


Click Accept Invitation - you'll be taken to a sign-up page. If you already have an account, click Login and log in to your account.

Sign-up page


If you don't have an account, you can quickly create one on this page:

  • In the Profile Info section, enter your name, institution, position, and areas of expertise.
  • In the Account Info section, enter the email address at which you received the invitation. Enter your password and then check the box to agree to the terms of service.
  • Click Signup.

You'll be sent a confirmation email.

  • In the email, click Confirm my account.

This will confirm your account, confirm your acceptance of the invitation to be an editor and it will automatically log you in.

You'll see a message confirming your editorship. Congratulations! Click My Journals to start editing your journal.

Your Dashboard - Editorship Accepted


To learn more about being an editor, check out our Editor Guide.
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