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Like the learned and professional societies that you represent, World Scientific shares the same commitment as you do -- to the collective advancement of knowledge and research in Science, Technology and Medicine, and Economics. Our strengths lie in the furthering of information exchange and sharing through publications. Over the years, we have created strong collaborations with societies, in line with our corporate mission of developing the highest quality knowledge-based products and services for the academic, scientific, professional, research and student communities worldwide.

We understand the needs of the research community. We know that you ask for quality, timeliness and efficiency at a reasonable cost. We know that you set high standards for the distribution and availability of the journal. This is why we constantly refine our editorial and marketing processes to fit in with the goals and objectives that our society partners aim for.

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  • Superior management of editorial process and workflow

    An experienced team comprising a production editor and in-house pre-press specialist will work with you at all stages of the publishing process, from manuscript submission, review, acceptance, typesetting, proofing and printing.

  • Online manuscript submission via Editorial ManagerTM
    • Authors can submit their papers online and check review progress from their web accounts
    • Referees can submit reports easily through the easy-to-use web interface and have online access to their assignments anytime
    • Editors can manage and monitor submissions, send reminders to referees and keep up-to-date via automatic email alerts

  • Wide reach through an established electronic publishing program
    • Your content will be hosted on WorldSciNet - our journal platform
    • Wide distribution via gateways like Google Scholar, CrossRef?, OCLC and many others
    • Inclusion in abstracting and indexing services
    • Counter compliance in line with library requirements
    • Reference linking for easy lookup of references
    • DOI registration for all articles
    • Archive digitization services for older issues

  • Create greater impact with OPEN ACCESS

    The choice is yours. You can choose to embark on a completely open access journal, or a hybrid. Our charging policy is flexible.

  • Sales and lead generation through an established agent network

    We have a team of sales and customer service professionals at our global headquarters working closely with a network of subscription agents worldwide. These field sales specialists visit libraries, conduct user training and attend to customer enquiries.

    We also work with an extensive network of library consortias to increase the availability of your journal globally.

  • Global marketing to create the highest possible impact

    Our journal will benefit from being handled by a specialist in the subject area who will work with our regional offices in the US, Europe and Asia to develop and execute a marketing strategy to fit your needs. We engage in a mix of direct marketing, electronic marketing and conference participation to ensure the greatest possible visibility. We pride ourselves on our constant attention to your needs and this is achieved by ongoing feedback between the editorial board, the society and our marketing specialist.

  • Benefits to your members
    • Special member rates
    • Discounts on World Scientific and Imperial College publications
    • Marketing consultation and secretariat services for society meetings, events etc.
    • Consultation for membership drive activities

Work with a dedicated team

Production Editor - an experienced desk editor knowledgeable in the subject area you publish in will be your main editorial contact to ensure speedy communications and an efficient workflow

Pre-press Specialist - a professional with expert knowledge in page composition, typesetting, proofing and other essential activities relating to publication

Marketing Manager - a specialist in your subject area who will develop and execute an effective sales strategy for your journal, and keep you updated on sales and marketing efforts

Customer Service Manager - a customer service specialist will manage your subscriptions

Who are some of our partners?

Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand
Australian Society for Operations Research
Chinese Chemical Society
Hong Kong Operational Research Society
Hong Kong Social Workers Association Limited
Information and Knowledge Management Society (iKMS)
Japan Society of Civil Engineers
Korean Operations Research and Management Science Society
Management Science/ Operations Research Society of Malaysia
Operations Research Society of China
Operational Research Society of India
Operational Research Society of New Zealand (Inc.)
Operations Research Society of the Philippines
Operational Research Society of Singapore
Society for Inframarginal Economics
The Operations Research Society of Japan

What our partner societies say about us

"World Scientific epitomises excellence in publishing and we could not have been happier with our continuing association with this publisher. We recommend World Scientific with enthusiasm and no reservations".

Christis Tombazos
Co-Editor, Division of Labor & Transaction Costs
Society for Inframarginal Economics

"World Scientific has all along been responsive to the needs of APJOR and shows eagerness in helping to improve APJOR's editorial functions. The professional services provided by World Scientific go a long way in making APJOR achieve its academic potential."

Gongyun Zhao
Editor-in-Chief, Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research
Operational Research Society of Singapore

Find out more

If you are interested in partnering with us on your journal project, contact Mr Gregory Lee at rzlee@wspc.com for more information.

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