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Endocrine Society streamlines name change policy for journal authors -

The Endocrine Society has introduced a policy to make it simpler for authors of articles published in its peer-reviewed journals to update their names following a name change.

The policy is designed to support authors who are transgender or non-binary, as well as those who change their names due to marriage, divorce, religious conversion, or other reasons.

Under the new process, manuscript authors will be able to request a name change without it being publicly announced through a correction notice.

The Society’s journal publishing partner, Oxford University Press (OUP), will work directly with authors to update the digital article, associated metadata, and any author bio and disclosure statements. The updated information will be supplied to journal indexing and discovery services, which may have their own policies regarding such changes. Authors’ privacy will be respected throughout the process.

The Society publishes four leading peer-reviewed journals: The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Endocrinology, Endocrine Reviews, and the Journal of the Endocrine Society. The Society plans to launch a new journal, JCEM Case Reports, later this year.

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