Location: Functional Foods ResearchTitle: Final thoughts as Editor-in-Chief
Submitted to: Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 4/28/2021
Publication Date: 5/8/2021
Citation: Kenar, J.A. 2021. Final thoughts as Editor-in-Chief. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 98(5):487-488. https://doi.org/10.1002/aocs.12493.
Technical Abstract: This editorial summarizes the past five-year tenure as Editor-in Chief for the Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society and outlines future challenges for the incoming Editor-in-Chief. Editor-in-Chief allows one to interact with research and science from a different perspective through the editorial process and assist researchers communicate the importance of their research. There is the ever-demanding goal to ensure the journal publishes the highest quality science it can while keeping the journal efficient, providing opportunities for early career scientists as editors, and finding new avenues to grow journal content. In addition, pressures to uphold scientific integrity and ethics, be mindful of impact factors, and grow readership while staying true to the journal’s niche are outlined.