The Editorial Hub Ltd

The Editorial Hub Ltd provides efficient management of the peer-review process and associated administration to support journal editors, editorial boards, authors and reviewers.

Our Clients

With expertise in submission-to-publication processes and software, we offer trusted editorial assistant and managing editor services to clients across the UK, Europe, North America and Australasia.

Our Services

We provide an expert and efficient service, ranging from peer-review support, through peer-review management, to managing editor support. We also offer bespoke project services, copy-editing and proofreading. We can take on work at very short notice, and provide short-term and longer-term cover as well as a permanent service.

About us

To deliver the highest-quality service, we have established a loyal network of skilled and experienced editorial managers. With expertise across science, technology, engineering and medicine, as well as arts, humanities and languages, our freelancers are matched to the specific needs of each client and project. Drawing on our fantastic resources, we offer exceptional editorial support and seamless cover as required.

An established provider of peer-review services

Experienced in submission systems including ScholarOne, Editorial Manager, Open Journal Systems, eJournalPress, epress, AllenTrack, and ReView, our knowledgeable team helps editors, authors and reviewers to efficiently navigate the publishing process. Outsourcing editorial administration to us is cost-efficient; you pay for the services you need when you need them, and all time is accountable.

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In need of editorial assistance?

Our experienced and skilled team is available to support you on an ongoing basis as well as for shorter periods to cover planned or unplanned absence. We provide a continuous and expert service, stretching from the most administrative of tasks, through complete management of the peer-review process, right up to managing editor support. We also provide bespoke editorial project support and copy-editing and proofreading services. 

About Our Clients

Clients

Our team’s commitment to proactive working, problem-solving and attention to detail has resulted in many long-standing clients. We now provide peer-review coordination and editorial administration for around 200 journals and projects. Recognised for being responsive, efficient and proactive, we take pride in driving up editorial standards.

Testimonials

International Journal of Transitional Justice

“Although initially a bit sceptical about moving to an editorial assistant assigned through The Editorial Hub Ltd given that we had been accustomed to working with our own editorial assistants, we have been delighted with our collaboration. Davina’s experiences with OUP’s systems – and knowledge about whom to contact when there are questions beyond our OUP-expertise – have been invaluable. Importantly, she knows when she knows and has an impressive professional humility to consult when the issue is outside of her scope of knowledge. Her learning curve has been impressive as is her patience with all of us on the editorial team in the midst of the multiple challenges of COVID 19 and others that accompany our Special Issue processes wherein we often collaborate with experts in their fields but who are sometimes new to the editorial process and based in multiple time zones. We look forward to our ongoing collaboration.”

International Journal of Transitional Justice

Forestry

“My experience with working with Sarah, from The Editorial Hub Ltd, has been nothing but positive. Throughout our time of collaboration Sarah has been professional, accurate, responsive and most of all very friendly and reliable. We could not wish for a better person for this job.”

Forestry

Wolters Kluwer Health

“The Editorial Hub Ltd has been providing an editorial office for us for over a year and we are delighted with the high-quality work and service they provide. Our Managing Editor, Lizzy, is a great asset to the journal, dealing with a high number of submissions, working with some non-standard workflows, and providing an excellent point of contact for our editors, authors, peer-reviewers and publishing teams. The Editorial Hub Ltd has ensured the smooth and effective running of our editorial office and we recommend them wholeheartedly.”

– Wolters Kluwer Health

Social Politics

“I have worked with Penny from The Editorial Hub Ltd for the past year, since I joined the editorial team of Social Politics. Penny’s patience and willingness to shepherd me through the journal’s system made me more capable and efficient from the start of my term. She is thoroughly on the ball, aware of the details of all submissions and somehow able to communicate with unflappable calm to authors, reviewers and editors. Her attention to detail has pre-empted potentially troubling situations. In many respects, she is the glue that holds the journal together.

Social Politics

Social Policy and Society

“Soon after starting our editorship of Social Policy and Society, Colleen, from The Editorial Hub Ltd, was assigned to us as an editorial officer. She was able to get on top of the job immediately. Being highly professional, knowledgeable, but also extremely approachable and flexible, she has quickly become an invaluable member of the team. Ours is a growing and complex journal, with some unique elements and involving several different stakeholders. Having Colleen’s consistent support has made this into a much easier ride, allowing us to pursue our editorial objectives. She has been helping us with every aspect of the editing and managing of the journal, from the more technical bits to the sometimes complex communications with authors and guest editors. She has also been giving us precious advice on how to organise our workflow – including being always there for the odd reminder when needed. Her ability to balance an excellent grasp of the wider picture with an eye for the detail is something we’ve been particularly impressed with. We’ve been thoroughly enjoying working with Colleen and on the basis of this experience we would highly recommend The Editorial Hub Ltd.”

Social Policy and Society

Epidemiology and Infection

“I have been working with The Editorial Hub Ltd for some years now, and am most impressed with the quality of the help their staff give. Nothing I ask is too much of them, and they do show initiative when necessary. We had an excessive number of papers during the earlier months of the Covid epidemic which required a lot of extra work, all of which was dealt with most efficiently. Mutual friendliness and humour are necessary in a good working relationship, and there has been an abundance of that between me and my colleagues in The Editorial Hub Ltd. Clearly, I am more than impressed!”

Epidemiology and Infection

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