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For Editorial Board Members

Manuscript Handling Information

Welcome to the For Editors pages. We have collated the following resources in order to support and guide you in the invaluable work you do for your journal. The information provided in these pages is designed to assist you in all aspects of your role as an Editor, from assessing a manuscript, finding peer reviewers, to making decisions.  

Please click on the links below for more information:

Assessing a new manuscript: A guide to the key things to look for in a new submission

Finding peer reviewers: Advice on selecting peer reviewers for the manuscript, including information on how to find potential reviewers

- watch recording of a webinar 

(please note that this webinar is not specific for BMC Medicine though the general rules should be the same)

Making an editorial decision: Information on making a decision based on reviewer reports and your own reading of the manuscript

- watch recording of a webinar 

(please note that this webinar is not specific for BMC Medicine though the general rules should be the same)

Systems and Tools: An overview of Editorial Manager and the Springer Nature Reviewer Finder Tool