Helping scholarly journals navigate the publishing world

Not all journals are the same, so whether you have questions about the importance of peer review and how it affects the reputation of your journal or you’re curious about the different ways that a journal management system, like JAMS, can help throughout the publication process, we’re here to help. Even if you’re not ready to incorporate a journal management system into your publishing pipeline, we have tools for you to use.
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Building an Editorial Board

08 Jul 2024

Team Management

Building an Editorial Board

Having a good editorial board can influence everything from the direction of your journal to whether or not you receive an impact factor. Here we talk about how to grow your editorial board and aim for success.

Why Use Surveys?

03 Jul 2024

Marketing

Why Use Surveys?

A survey can be a very powerful tool that you can use to ensure your journal grows. Keeping customers happy and ensuring your authors are satisfied can be difficult to verify, so the best way to go about it is to ask.

The Basics about Impact Factors

24 Jun 2024

Marketing

The Basics about Impact Factors

When it comes to impact factors, there might be a lot of questions that you have. Here we'll be going over the basics.

Sciences versus Humanities

17 Jun 2024

Economics of Publishing

Sciences versus Humanities

Sometimes you're faced with decisions early in establishing your journal. For example, do you want to produce a journal that focuses on the sciences or the humanities?

Using Templates

12 Jun 2024

Using Templates

Having an efficient process often means that you're implementing useful tools. Here we go over templates and how to use them effectively.

The Peer Review Process and Communication

10 Jun 2024

Peer Review

The Peer Review Process and Communication

How long should a peer review take? And how you should communicate with your authors about the peer review process.

Your Journal and Event Participation

03 Jun 2024

Marketing

Your Journal and Event Participation

In this article, we talk about the basics of event participation and how it can benefit your journal.

5 Ways to Improve Workflow

08 May 2024

Operational Tasks

5 Ways to Improve Workflow

In this article, we'll go over 5 different things that you can do in order to improve the workflow of your journal and save money in the process.

Using Vouchers

06 May 2024

Economics of Publishing

Using Vouchers

How can your journal use vouchers to improve reputation and make more money? In this article, we'll cover these handy tools.

How JAMS can help you
Did you know that using a journal management system can greatly help to streamline and improve the publication process for your journal? But it's not the only thing that you might need help with when it comes to running your company. Maybe you have specific questions about the peer-review process or want to learn more about how the submission process works and what you can do to make yours more efficient.

The JAMS blog is here to help you with all the different parts of running your journal. If you have questions about running a team, we can help. If you wonder how journal management systems can improve specific parts of the pipeline, we can help. And if you want to see the different ways that you can make your business more successful, we can help with that too.

Maybe you have questions about the economics of publishing or just want to learn more about ways to market your journal? We have an ever-growing collection of articles that can help you in many different ways. If you have a specific question that hasn't been addressed yet, let us know, and we'll answer it for you.