Wiley Acquires J&J Editorial to Advance Publishing Service Offerings

October 4, 2021 – Hoboken, NJ – Global research and education leader Wiley today announced the acquisition of J&J Editorial Services, LLC, a publishing services company based in the United States. The acquisition of J&J Editorial reinforces the company’s commitment to helping learned societies, professional associations and publishers achieve their missions. Founded in 2008 by Jennifer […]


STM US Spring Conference 2021

STM, or the International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers, is somewhat unique among scholarly publishing societies. It is European-based, but it has global reach, with a strong presence in North America and elsewhere. The association focuses its efforts largely on serving the needs of publishing and library decision makers and executives, and as […]


Predicting Article Impact and Building a Better AI

Once a month, the J&J Professional Development Committee chooses an industry article to discuss with the greater J&J team. The topic can range from industry-spanning threads such as Open Access to specific matters such as the careful use of inclusive language in review. In this space, J&J employees—from new hires to executive leaders—can pick each […]


Say What You Mean: The Danger of Metaphors in the Peer Review Process

Once a month, the J&J Professional Development Committee chooses an industry article to discuss with the greater J&J team. The topic can range from industry-spanning threads such as Open Access to specific matters such as the careful use of inclusive language in review. In this space, J&J employees—from new hires to executive leaders—can pick each […]


CSE Virtual Annual Meeting Preview

The Council of Science Editors will hold its second Virtual Annual Meeting on May 3-5, 2021. The program will cover a wide range of useful topics, and once again J&J Editorial staff will play a significant role in organizing and delivering the meeting content. The Co-Chairs of the Program Committee, Brittany Swett (Executive Director, J&J […]


The J&J Podcast: An Interview with Colin Trumbull

Writing for the Industry We are excited to announce the latest installment of the J&J Podcast! This episode features an interview with J&J Editorial Client Manager and Staffing Resource Manager, Colin Trumbull. Colin has been with J&J since 2016, and his combination of leadership abilities and drive to develop and guide younger professionals have led […]


The J&J Podcast: The 2021 CSE Annual Meeting with Brittany Swett

In advance of the upcoming conference season, we spoke with J&J’s Executive Director Brittany Swett. Brittany is the Program Committee Co-Chair for the upcoming CSE Annual Meeting (May 3-5) and has worked tirelessly with her committee to put together a substantial schedule of speakers and presentations. She has also recently been elected to the CSE […]


Stop Asian Hate

In the last year, we have all witnessed a rise in anti-Asian rhetoric and violence. The COVID-19 crisis combined with geopolitical tensions with China have contributed to an unhealthy atmosphere of anti-Asian sentiment. But we must not pretend that this is a new phenomenon. Disregard for the value of Asian Americans, and Asian women in […]


Time Crunch: Article Production When Time Is of the Essence

No matter how much time you give yourself, some article will inevitably come down to the wire. In the scholarly publishing world, there is a 100% chance that, at some point, you will deal with a paper where waiting for the next issue just isn’t acceptable, and this article needs to be published ASAP. Perhaps […]


Frankfurt Academic Conference

J&J was pleased to attend the first Frankfurt Academic Conference on December 3 and 4, 2020. The presentations combined for a thoughtful mix of descriptions of the current landscape of academic publishing and predictions about the future of the industry. The organizers brought together Open Access (OA) advocates, librarians, tech innovators, and seasoned publishing consultants, […]