ISMTE serves a unique niche within the academic, scientific, medical, technical and professional publishing industry -- editorial office staff. Through our newsletter, discussion forum, online resources, and meetings, we connect you with others in the profession. We provide networking and training infrastructure, establish best practices, and study and report on editorial office practices.
ISMTE Promise A unique community for managing and technical editors at scholarly publications worldwide that combines networking, training, and industry-proven best practices—allowing them to engage with other professionals, broaden their day-to-day skills, and be proud of the journals they produce.
ISMTE Brand Story
Between you and your next publication date, there’s an endless list of to-dos. Deadlines to meet. Manuscripts to process. Authors and editors who need responses. But you find a way to make it work no matter how hectic things get or how many obstacles emerge. Because you won’t settle for a product that’s anything less than your absolute best. That’s why you need to engage with ISMTE.
ISMTE is the world’s only professional organization dedicated to managing and technical editors. Whether you’re just starting out in your career or a veteran of many years—whether you’re part of an editorial team at a large journal in London, or working alone in Sydney—ISMTE is the place for you.
We’re a community of managing and technical editors around the world. Our Society helps you make the most out of your job and professional life, with clear, trusted information and fewer problems along the way.
Need an answer to a seemingly unanswerable question? We can help. Need advice from people who have been in the trenches, seen your troubles firsthand? We can help. Need a connection to a global network of like-minded, ambitious professionals? We can help with that too.
We all need a little guidance sometimes. Our deep-rooted culture means you’ll have one-on-one support wherever and whenever you need it. Because the issues you face don’t always keep conventional hours, you can access ISMTE support anytime, anywhere.
No matter what this job might throw at you, ISMTE keeps you ready, productive, and engaged.
2017 was ISMTE's 10th Anniversary!
In this three-part series, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Society, Kristen Overstreet (past president) interviews Jason Roberts, ISMTE’s founding president, about his memories and vision from the launching of the Society. This series documents the important history of how the Society came about and how it serves editorial office professionals from around the world.
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