ESJ Letter of Appreciation 2023


Dear Esteemed Reviewers and Authors[1],

As 2023 draws to a close, we write to express our deepest gratitude for your invaluable contributions to the European Scientific Journal (ESJ). This year, your dedication and expertise have once again played a crucial role in maintaining the journal's high standards and fulfilling its mission of supporting researchers around the globe.

To our dedicated reviewers: Your commitment to rigorous yet agile peer review is the backbone of the ESJ. Your insightful feedback, constructive criticism, and unwavering pursuit of quality have demonstrably strengthened the research published on our pages. We at ESJ are particularly grateful for the generous time and energy you dedicate to this essential service, especially your willingness to engage in single-blind review, which fosters transparency and builds trust within the scientific community.

To our esteemed authors: Thank you for trusting the ESJ with your research. Your innovative ideas, groundbreaking findings, and diverse perspectives make the pages of our journal come alive. We appreciate your patience and collaborative spirit throughout the publishing process, from manuscript submission to revision and publication. Your work showcases the breadth and depth of scientific inquiry across the globe, and we are proud to serve as a platform for its dissemination.

Together, you have ensured that the ESJ remains a vibrant forum for scholarly exchange and knowledge advancement. As we look back on this year, we celebrate the 40,000 authors from 180 countries who have published with us, a testament to our commitment to inclusivity and accessibility. We are also proud of the extensive reviewer pool that contributes to our comprehensive peer-review process and the innovative single-blind and optional open-review model that fosters transparency and promotes responsible research practices.

While we have made significant strides, we never lose sight of the road ahead. We aim to continuously improve our services, explore alternative indexing options to increase discoverability, and actively engage with researchers worldwide. Your continued support and feedback will be instrumental in this journey.

Thank you once again for your invaluable contributions to the ESJ. We look forward to collaborating with you in the year to come, further solidifying the journal as a platform for cutting-edge research, rigorous scholarship, and open access to knowledge.

With sincere appreciation,

Dr. Robert W. McGee, Editor-in-chief

Dr. John B. Strait, Editor-in-chief, ESJ Humanities

Dr. Daniel B. Hier, Editor-in-chief, ESJ Natural, Life, and Medical Sciences

Dr. Brian Sloboda, Editor-in-chief, ESJ Social Sciences
Dr. Jovan Shopovski, Managing editor


[1] The letter is prepared with the assistance of Bard AI.