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Chapter 8: Section Editors

Section Editors usually manage the review of submissions and the editing of those that are accepted. Depending on the journal’s policies, however, a Section Editor initially assigned to a submission by an Editor may be asked only to see it through the Review stage, after which, if the submission is accepted, the Editor or another Section Editor takes over the Editing Process; or vice-versa.

Editors can self-assign and accomplish the functions described in the following pages.