August 2007; 33(3)

Editorial

Your journal needs your articles. Moira Johnson-Vekony

Articles

Life and times of the impact factor: retrospective analysis of trends for seven medical journals (1995–2005) and their editors’ views. Mabel Chew, Elmer V Villanueva, Martin B Van Der Weyden
Introducing Selfcite 2.0—career enhancing software. Nick Craddock, Michael C O’Donovan, Michael J Owen

Editing around the world

Brazilian scientific journals: an overview. Norah B Piccoli, Renato S Procianoy

Reports of meetings

Council of Science Editors: 50th annual meeting. Liz Wager
First National Conference on Medical Editing in Pakistan. Farrokh Habibzadeh
Fifth World Conference of Science Journalists. Estelle Longfield

From the literature

Future visions for biology and medical journals? Liz Wager

EASE Forum digest

March–June 200. Elise Langdon-Neuner (compiler)

Viewpoints

International Journal of Marine Sciences Acta Adriatica—75th Anniversary. Jakov Dulčić, Anita Marušić, Dijana Čelić
Alice, mustard, and ornamental writing. Martin Kozak
Why use MeSH headings in the editorial process? Paola De Castro    

Book reviews

George M Hall, ed: How to present at meetings. reviewed by Kathryn A H Orchard
Correction: Susie Dent:  The language report

Regular features

The Editors’  WebWatch. Colin Batchelor
News Notes. Richard Hurley
Forthcoming meetings, courses and BELS examinations
The Editor’s Bookshelf. Paola De Castro (compiler)
Contributing to European Science Editing
EASE Business 

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