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The manuscript, after its being accepted for publication, is sent to editors who may make adjustments to its style, presentation, and formatting. Author(s) can be required to join this process and is properly informed to any major changes of the manuscript.
(i) 1st step - Editing: necessary changes or adjustments are made to the format, style, language, and presentation according to criteria of JED.
(ii) 2nd step - Manuscript presentation: editors adjust format and layout of the manuscript in its electronic version, and also check for any possible errors and plagiarism before putting it in relevant folders for future consultation.
(iii) 3rd step - Proof reading: the manuscript is printed for proof reading by editors and editor-in-chief before being sent to the layout editor.
(iv) 4th step - Review of 1st round proof: layout editor employs design properties to present the manuscript according to the standard format set by the JED office. It is then reviewed carefully by editors and editor-in-chief. All necessary information about the manuscript should be in place, such as manuscript history, abstract and keywords. After the review, the first-round proof is sent back to layout editor.
(v) 5th step - Review of the 2nd round proof: layout editor makes corrections as instructed and produces the second-round proof. The second-round proof is sent to author(s) to complete proofreading the galleys for the manuscript before it is returned to the layout editor who will turn it into pdf format for publication.
(vi) 6th step - Decision on table of contents of the new issue: after all manuscripts are well reviewed and prepared, editor-in-chief and his/her assistants make decision the table of contents and all manuscripts included in the issue are printed and populated on the JED website.