For Editors

Information for Editors Related to ITS
Headquartered in the United Kingdom, ITS is a global, open access, peer-reviewed, scholarly publisher. We are passionate to working with the global academic community to promote open academic research to the world. Editorial board members, reviewers and Editor-in-Chief
 in ITS are entitled to substantially enjoy 10% discount for publishing papers in ITS journals. By default, Editorial board members, reviewers and Editor-in-Chief in ITS will be appointed as editorial members, reviewers, or members of organizing committees in cooperated conferences if necessary.

General Editorial Procedure
All manuscript submitted on ITS will firstly be transmitted to the scientific editor to make an initial assessment. The obviously poor manuscripts will be rejected. After the assessment, manuscripts will be sent to at least two reviewers and be subject to rigorous peer-review to meet standards of academic excellence. The final decision whether the paper should be accepted or rejected is made by the academic editor, the accepted manuscripts will go through a final round of checks to ensure the formatting and content meet ITS technical requirements before publication.

Benefits of Editorial Board Members
An acknowledgment page for the Editorial Board Members who have performed the peer-review process for one or more of the journal manuscripts has been displayed in every journal. Besides, ITS publishes some selected manuscripts invited or submitted by the Editorial Board Members at some discount or event for free.

Editor-in-Chief Responsibilities
The editor-in-chief is commonly the link between the publisher and the editorial staff, whose ultimate duty is to guarantee the scientific quality of the journal. The editor-in-chief decides whether a submitted manuscript is to be published or not after seeking input from reviewers selected on a basis of relevant expertise.

Editorial Board Members Responsibilities
The Editorial Board is a team of experts in the journal's field. Members of the Editorial Board are selected by the editor of the magazine and are accompanied by the views of the publisher. The Editorial Board members need to assist the editorial team to review some difficult or important manuscripts, recommend or collect some excellent manuscripts for the related journal, promote the journal among peers or at conferences and propose or select some hot topics for Special Issue. The term of an Editorial Board member is two years and can be renewed.