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Maximize research impact post-publication

Raise visibility, share research and maximize article influence. Find out more about this service.

Use the For Authors section to find information on all aspects of writing. Get practical tips and guidance on how to get your – or your students' – work published and maximize dissemination.

Hear what editors themselves look for in papers, contact experienced copy editors to help improve your paper, or have an expert come to your institution to give advice on how to get published direct from the publisher.

Book authors: visit our books section.

Impact of Research

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Emerald's philosophy concerning impact of research is explained. Discover what Emerald means by impact, how Emerald measures impact and what impact information Emerald provides, as well as links to further information sources.

Writing for Emerald

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If you are researching, teaching or consulting in management, or are yourself a manager with something to say, we aim to be your publisher of choice. Discover the benefits and opportunities in our Writing for Emerald section.

Editing Service

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The Emerald Editing Service allows authors to connect with experienced copy editors to help improve the standard of English in a paper before it is submitted to a journal for consideration.

Emerald Literati Network

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Find out who has won one of our prestigious Emerald Literati Network awards. These awards recognize the efforts of authors and editors and celebrate the outstanding contributions many have made, not only to our journals, but to the body of knowledge itself.

Guide to Getting Published

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Emerald's Guide to Getting Published is a unique initiative – advice on how to get published direct from the publisher. Why not host a presentation at your institution?

"How to..." Guides

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A comprehensive set of "How to..." guides for authors – advice direct from the publisher on planning, writing and revising an article, by yourself or with others, to maximize its chance of acceptance by your chosen journal.

Editor Interviews

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What are, and what will be, the hot topics in your interest areas? What criteria do editors and reviewers use to select papers? How could you increase your chances of publication? Find out by hearing what our editors have to say.

Emerald and Open Access

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Emerald now offers a new service for authors who have received direct funding for their research, which makes their published article Open Access immediately on publication. Read this section for more information.

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Emerald journal editors are members of and subscribe to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics. See more in our
Publication Ethics guidelines.