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Table 2 Included documents from expanded scoping exercise

From: A scoping review of competencies for scientific editors of biomedical journals

GUIDANCE FROM EDITORIAL GROUPS
Title Editorial group/organization Scanning source # a Item(s) b
International Standards for Authors Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Training 58 6(2), 9, 10, 11, 12(2), 20(6), 22(3), 25, 26, 34, 35(3), 39, 46, 57(2), 64, 72(5), 79(2), 108(2), 137(2), 138(4), 140, 141(4), 143, 144, 145, 146(3), 150, 159, 198, 199, 203
Guidelines for Editors COPE Training 69 2, 6, 16, 19, 20, 21,22(2), 24, 25, 26(2), 27, 28, 30(2), 32, 34, 35(4), 39, 41, 42, 46, 54, 61, 67, 72(6), 79(2), 80, 83, 87(2), 88, 104, 111, 137(2), 138, 139, 141(2), 143, 146, 150, 153(2), 159, 189, 194, 197, 198, 199(2), 203(7)
A Short Guide to Ethical Editing for New Editors COPE Training 34 6(2), 10, 20(3), 22, 26(2), 30, 32, 35(2), 36, 48(2), 62, 68, 72, 104, 116, 136, 137(2), 138, 144(2), 189, 197, 203(5)
A Science Editing Course for Graduate Students Council of Science Editors (CSE) Core competencies 6 5, 95, 98, 135, 138, 178
Can Non-Native-English-Speaking Editors be Effective Editors of English-Language Writing? CSE Core competencies 13 25, 78, 95, 100(2), 126(2), 127, 132, 138, 141, 178, 199
Guidelines for Reporting Health Research: How to Promote their Use in Your Journal EQUATOR Network Networks search 0 N/A
Research Ethics, Publication Ethics and Good Practice Guidelines EQUATOR Network Networks search 0 N/A
European Association of Science Editors (EASE) Toolkit for Journal Editors EASE Core competencies 0 N/A
Editor’s Handbook (2nd Edition) EASE Core competencies 166 2(2), 7, 8, 9, 10, 15(2), 16, 18, 20(2), 22(4), 24(2), 25, 26(2), 27(2), 28, 30, 31, 32, 33, 35(3), 36, 39(2), 48, 50(3), 52(2), 54(3), 57(3), 58, 59, 61, 63, 64, 65(6), 69(2), 70, 71, 72(2), 73(2), 77, 78, 79(2), 83(2), 84, 85(3), 87, 89(2), 91(2), 92, 93, 96(2), 98, 105, 108(2), 109(3), 111, 113, 116, 117(4), 124(3), 125(15), 127, 131(2), 133(2), 135(2), 137(2), 138(2), 139(4), 141(3), 142(3), 144, 148(2), 153(3), 158, 159, 167, 171, 194, 197, 199(2), 200(2), 201(3), 202(2), 203(8)
Golden Rules for Scholarly Journal Editors EASE Core competencies 10 6, 15, 35, 72(2), 85, 89, 111, 138, 149
Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Core competencies 2 35, 140
Responsibilities in the Submission and Peer Review Process (Journals) ICMJE Training 9 1, 13, 38, 46, 47(2), 140(3)
Syllabus for Prospective and Newly Appointed Editors World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) Training 56 6, 10, 14, 18, 20(4), 26(3), 29, 35, 43, 47, 48(2), 52, 57(6), 61(2), 62, 72(2), 79, 83, 84, 91, 92, 106, 113, 119, 137, 139, 141(2), 146(2), 159, 189, 197(2), 203(9)
Outline of Planned WAME Journal Editor Training WAME Training 84 17, 20(2), 22, 26(5), 33, 37, 48, 50, 51, 52, 56(2), 59, 61, 64(3), 65(3), 66, 68(5), 70, 72, 74, 75, 76, 80, 81, 84, 90, 91(2), 106, 109, 113(4), 124(3), 127, 128, 132, 133(2), 135(2), 136, 137, 140, 141(5), 142, 144, 145, 146, 152, 154, 155(3), 159, 162(2), 166, 198, 203(4)
ASSOCIATIONS, JOURNALS, PUBLISHERS  
Editor Handbook Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences Society Core competencies 0 N/A
Editors and Reviewers Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences Society Core competencies 11 6(3), 35(2), 47, 61, 112(2), 140, 141
Editor Handbook American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Journal Core competencies 9 35, 91, 116(2), 203(5)
Editor-In-Chief: Position Description American Geophysical Union Core competencies 25 69, 72, 84, 95, 140, 159, 160, 161, 162(2), 166, 167, 170(2), 171(2), 178, 181(2), 182, 189, 191(2), 199, 203
Position Description for the AJNR Editor and Basic Qualifications American Journal of Neuroradiology Core competencies 5 5, 70, 91, 117, 168
Responsibilities of an Editor Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore Training 30 6(2), 17, 19, 35(2), 61, 73, 77, 79, 80, 81, 83, 90(4), 91, 92, 137(4), 138, 151, 172, 192, 203(3)
What does an Associate Editor Actually do? Association for Computing Machinery Core competencies 3 34, 40, 72
The Role of the Scientific Editor British Dental Journal Core competencies 3 8, 14, 20
Recruiting a Journal Editor: An HSS Challenge Cambridge Journals Blog Core competencies 0 N/A
Editorial: on Editing and Being an Editor Cultural Studies of Science Education Core competencies 3 6, 33, 34
Editor’s Pack Elsevier Publishers search 0 N/A
How do Publishers Choose Editors, and How do they Work Together? Elsevier Core competencies 7 110, 160, 162, 184, 185, 194, 203
Publishing Ethics Resource Kit (PERK) Elsevier Publisher search 0 N/A
European Respiratory Journal Editor(s)-in-Chief European Respiratory Society Core competencies 6 162(2), 165, 167, 195, 178
Editor-in-Chief (position description) International Society of Exposure Science; Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology Core competencies 9 19, 35, 101, 138, 159, 165, 166, 170, 203
Editor-in-Chief (position description) Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care Core competencies 19 8, 19(2), 36, 95, 116, 117, 121, 123(2), 127, 138, 159, 164, 167, 170, 178, 180, 181
Responsibilities of the Editor Journal of Medical Internet Research Core competencies 1 123
Responsibilities of the JNCI Editor‐in‐Chief Journal of the National Cancer Institute Core competencies 8 95, 99, 127, 132, 138, 159, 174, 203
Responsibilities of Editors and Reviewers Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science Core competencies 0 N/A
Scientific Editing--A Wise Career Choice Science Careers (from the journal Science) Core competencies 0 N/A
Horses for Courses--Research Papers versus Reviews Science Careers (from the journal Science) Core competencies 0 N/A
The Editors' World: Back to the Books Science Careers (from the journal Science) Core competencies 6 159(2), 165, 175, 178, 181
Bench to Page: An Editor's View of Science Publishing Science Careers (from the journal Science) Core competencies 3 73, 164, 170
At the Gateway of Cutting-Edge Research Science Careers (from the journal Science) Core competencies 7 68, 108, 109, 122, 162, 163, 191
Translating Scientific Expertise into Publishing Success Science Careers (from the journal Science) Core competencies 0 N/A
Journal Editors Get Twitter-Savvy Science Careers (from the journal Science) Core competencies 14 40, 71, 73, 90, 93, 95, 108, 164, 165, 174, 177, 185, 193, 196
Careers in Neuroscience/Career Paths: Science Publishing Society for Neuroscience Core competencies 8 122, 164, 165, 166, 167(2), 178, 184
Academic Journal Editors’ Professionalism: Perceptions of Power, Proficiency and Personal Agendas Society for Research Into Higher Education Core competencies 9 33(2), 72, 73, 110, 121, 160, 167, 174
Editorial Guide Springer Publishers search 7 26, 65, 78, 82, 85, 138, 197
Trainee Programs/Editorial Trainees Springer Core competencies 0 N/A
Confessions of a Journal Editor The Chronicles of Higher Education Core competencies 0 N/A
Ethics and the Psychiatry Journal Editor: Responsibilities and Dilemmas The Israel Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences Core competencies 9 20(2), 22, 36, 48, 64, 120, 140, 141
Editor Ethics 2.0 Code/Affirming Editors University of North Carolina – Charlotte Core competencies 2 20, 138
UOJM Editor Training: Results from the 2013 Editor Satisfaction Survey and Highlights from 2013–2014 Training Workshops University of Ottawa Journal of Medicine Core competencies 8 36, 61, 74, 79, 95, 123, 160, 175
FAME Guidelines World Health Organization Training 35 6(3), 10, 14, 15, 30, 34, 35, 39, 40(2), 47, 61, 72(3), 75, 79(2), 91, 92, 133, 138(2), 141, 143, 149, 159(2), 179, 189, 198, 203(2)
Research Journal Editor Position Description Young Adult Library Service Association Core competencies 11 35, 95(2), 117, 159, 160, 161, 162, 167, 174, 180,
OTHER SOURCES  
Medical/Scientific Editor (job posting) Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Core competencies 0 N/A
Duties of Editors Bioinfo Publications Core competencies 3 104, 141, 199
What is Special about Science Editing? Biotext Core competencies 11 120, 124, 125, 129(2), 130, 131, 141, 165, 175, 193
What is Different about Science Editing? Emend Editing Core competencies 13 57, 60, 117, 125, 126, 127, 129, 130, 131, 162, 165, 175, 193
What Exactly Does an Editor Do? Joseph Alpert Training 11 39, 54, 68, 73, 86, 108, 138, 162, 198, 203(2)
Becoming a Journal Editor PhD2Published Core competencies 5 109, 167, 182, 190, 199
Public Knowledge Project School Public Knowledge Project Training 67 6(3), 14, 15(8), 20, 26(3), 30, 34, 35(3), 39, 46, 47, 50, 53(3), 57(2), 59, 61(2), 62, 68, 84, 85, 87, 91, 95, 104(2), 137(2), 138, 140, 141, 149, 160, 167(2), 197(2), 203(14)
What does an Editor (a Member of Editorial Board) do Exactly in Journals? ResearchGate Core competencies 0 N/A
What are the Role and Duties of a Scientific Editor of an Academic Peer-Review Journal? ResearchGate Core competencies 5 44, 72, 79, 159, 203
Job Description of an Editor-in-Chief Study.com Core competencies 0 N/A
So, you want to be a Science Writer when you grow up… The Black Hole Core competencies 0 N/A
Ideas for a Topical Outline Unknown Training 103 2, 8(2), 10, 14, 15, 17, 20, 22, 26(3), 31, 33, 37, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 56(2), 57, 59(2), 61(2), 62, 64(3), 66, 68(4), 70, 71, 72, 74, 75, 76, 77(2), 81, 82, 91(3), 92, 95, 101, 106(2), 113(3), 117, 124(3), 127, 133(4), 135(2), 136, 137, 140, 141(3), 142, 144, 145, 146, 147, 152, 154, 155(3), 161, 162(2), 165(2), 169(2), 173, 198, 203(9)
Recommended Recruitment Steps for Journal Editor, CJNSE/RCJCÉ Wired Learning Consultants Core competencies 6 95, 117, 162, 167, 178(2)
How do I Become a Science Editor? WiseGEEK Core competencies 0 N/A
TOTAL 989  
  1. a Number of competency statements extracted from the document
  2. b Corresponds to the item number from the list of competency-related statements (Table 3)