Journal Editors

Springer journal editors benefit from a multitude of services and resources. Journal editors provide a critical function in scholarly communication and we aim to provide the guidance and support needed to publish exceptional research. Elevate your journal and continue to nurture its growth through every stage of the publishing process.

Resources for Editors

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Editor Reference Guide

Utilize this reference guide as a resource for the services and tools you can utilize in the day-to-day running of your journal.


Publisher's Code of Conduct

Take this free e-learning course to learn the fundamental concepts and standards of our Publisher's Code of Conduct.

Services for Your Journal


Share your journal's articles easily

SharedIt makes it easy to share journal articles with anyone. Gain more exposure for your journal's research.

Citation Alert

Springer Citations

Explore your journal's citations. Discover which papers are performing well.

Transfer desk

The Transfer Desk

Maintain the scope and quality of your journal while offering authors of rejected papers the option to publish in a more suitable journal.

Editorial Guide: Pre-Production

Editorial board

Editorial Boards

Learn the structure, functions, roles and strategies of setting up a strong Editorial Board.

Soliciting Articles

Soliciting Article Submissions

Learn strategies for maintaining a healthy paper flow and how to get the best quality papers for publication.

Peer Review

Peer Review

Learn about the importance of peer review and how to make the process run as smoothly as possible.

Editorial Guide: Journal Production and Beyond

Journal Production

Journal Production and Publication

Learn the steps of how an article goes through production and is published online and in a journal issue.


Publishing Ethics

Practical guidance for managing the repercussions of publishing work that could be in breach with the codes of conduct.

Desposit Account

Marketing your journal

Learn how Springer promotes your journal and simple tips for your own activities.