Copy editing

The copy editing may start after an article has been accepted. Is it the last step before publishing the article and will allow the author or the journal to handle the copy editing.

The copy editing work can be delegated to either :

  • a copy editor role from the journal
  • the author

The role of copy editor

Copy editing can be done by the administrator, the chief editor, the editorial secretary.

The journal can affect the copy editor role to one or more persons:

The user may then be assigned to the articles :

See also: Managing the users

Copy editor tasks

The first step is to select the type of workflow:

Option 1: copy editing by the journal
Option 2: copy editing by the author