As of December 2017

This was a watershed year for AAEM, which has now provided editing help for just over 500 different manuscripts. Moreover, the proportion of papers that have been published increased considerably during 2017. Congratulations to all researchers who have requested support from AAEM, and a huge thanks to all our volunteer editors!

1. Number of manuscripts edited

Total = 501

Published = 441 

Published in international journals = 379

Published in national journals = 60

Published as book chapter = 2 

Most of the remaining manuscripts are in the process of peer review or revision for resbumittal, or are in press.

2. Number of journals that have received support for editorial policy development and staff training: 5

3. Number of workshops on manuscript writing and publishing in Shiraz: 6

4. Number of workshops on research writing, publishing and ethics at other universities: 4

5. Number of workshops on manuscript writing and publishing at national conferences: 1

6. Number of workshops on manuscript writing and publishing at international conferences: 8

7. Number of presentations on research writing, publishing and ethics at international conferences: 8

8. Topic-specific guidelines developed for authors: 10

9. Topic-specific guidelines developed for journal editors: 3

10. Topic-specific guidelines developed for volunteer AAEM editors: 5

11. Number of articles about AAEM in international publications: 6

12. Participation in international organizations

EMAME Eastern Mediterranean Association of Medical Editors http://www.emro.who.int/emame/index.htm

WAME World Association of Medical Editors http://www.wame.org

EASE European Association of Science Editors http://www.ease.org.uk/

COPE Committee on Publication Ethics http://publicationethics.org/ 

 

Web traffic

 

Visits to this site have increased steadily since it went live in October 2012. AAEM seems to be a hit not only with researchers and editors in Eastern Mediterranean counties, but also with colleagues in Asia, Europe and Latin America. All visitors from anywhere are of course very welcome!