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    Role of Editorial Board or Managing Committee

    Each journal is established with support of a governing body with recognised expertise in the discipline, area or field with which the publication is concerned. Some books may also establish an Editorial Board or Managing Committee where necessary, such as for a multi-author edited collection, a book series or conference works.

    The governing body is primarily responsible for approving staff in key roles, endorsing practices that enable efficient and ethical selection of works to be published, advising on strategies to improve the circulation and impact of the journal, book or conference works, and monitoring performance against strategic aims.

    To ensure the impact, integrity and longevity of the scholarly publishing endeavor, the board/committee will: