Things to consider before you establish your new publication:
Standards in professional publishing: Review the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing, to ensure your planned journal meets professional standards
Aim of the journal: Outline the focus, scope and target audience.
Resources needed (staff, time, and funds): Consider the ongoing staff resource needed: e.g. Editorial Board; Reviewers; Copyeditors; Layout Editors; time commitments and any funds etc.The Library can provide guidance in this area.
Support For Your Project
The Library will support you in all aspects of your publication set-up, management and ongoing promotion and dissemination including:
Formulating your publication set-up and sustainment plan
Preparing your journal policies e.g. the Peer Review; Privacy Statement; Copyright, Permissions and Licensing; Competing Interests; Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement and other policy information