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Open Access Editorial processing: to outsource or not?

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Abstract:

In recent years, a number of publishers have successfully outsourced all or part of their editorial assistant function to a specialist company. This article examines the reasons why outsourcing the editorial assistant function might be of benefit to a journal and considers what should be looked for in a partner company and what can be expected from such a relationship.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1087/20120310

Publication date: 2012-07-01

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  • Editor in Chief: Pippa Smart
    North American Editor: Judy Luther

    Learned Publishing is the journal of the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers, published in collaboration with the Society for Scholarly Publishing. The journal is published quarterly in January/April/July/October.

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