Instructions

As OMICS has such a huge flow of work which includes many departments in the flow, there are some instructions for each and every department.
Instructions for Managing Editors
The role of managing editors is to proof correct the articles that are “accepted for publication” and pass the same to graphic designers, web designers and released articles to finance executives.

Following points are to be noted:

  1. Proof work should be started only after the evaluation of required content for an article which includes Body content, Figures & Tables, References etc.
  2. Should always maintain the necessary dates for each article like received date, accepted date, published date.
  3. Should always follow the proof work guidelines to perform the task and should highlight the article as mentioned in guidelines.
  4. Should maintain Body content, references, figures & tables, supplementary files in different documents.
  5. Should always pass the article with perfect mail communication which includes volume, issue and article details perfectly.
  6. Should check the PDF version before passing it to web designers.
  7. Should always proof check the HTML, Digital and Audio versions after uploading them in site.
  8. Should send the PDF for invoice only after the assurance of uploading and DOI activation.
  9. Should maintain backup of all the articles published with correct format.

Instructions to Graphic designers
The role of graphic designers is to convert the article to PDF version. Where, the PDF version should have PDF for invoice and PDF for digital file.
Following points are to be noted:

  1. Should always maintain DOI numbers in order.
  2. Should maintain the entire backup clearly.
  3. Should always check the content clearly before proceeding.
  4. Should maintain all the details required in correct format.
  5. Should maintain two different types of PDFs for each article.

Instructions to Web designers
The role of web designers is to convert the article to HTML, XML version.
Following points are to be noted:

  1. Should always maintain DOI numbers in order.
  2. Should maintain the entire backup clearly.
  3. Should always check the content clearly before proceeding.
  4. Should maintain all the details required in correct format.
  5. Should activate DOI timely.
  6. Should upload the files correctly without errors.
  7. Should proceed with the tags clearly.

Instructions for Finance executives
The role of finance executives is to raise invoices and maintain all the corresponding communication details and to generate revenue from articles.
Following points are to be noted:

  1. Should raise invoices timely.
  2. Should maintain entire communication with author for each article.
  3. Should able to convince the authors in extremities.
  4. Should maintain the author proofs and pass the same to managing editors timely.
  5. Should maintain the corrected proofs and should pass the same to authors timely.
  6. Should always be particular about the invoices raised and discounts provided.
  7. Should have communication with managing editors for previous offers.