The cross-organizational industry initiative previously called Common Manuscript Transfer Protocol has been officially named MECA, which stands for Manuscript Exchange Common Approach.
Spring conference season highlights the importance of partnerships. Between STM, CSE and SSP, this spring collaboration has been on full display. The message is clear – results are better when stakeholders work together.
Editorial offices, take notice! Editorial Manager, version 14.0 includes a couple of especially exciting features that will help journals guide editors to work more efficiently in the system.
Improve APC workflows for funders, institutions and authors with upcoming RightsLink® for OA Institutional Tool Set
Implementing and growing Open Access Publishing programs represents alternative publishing options for authors, and new revenue streams for publishers. For this reason, the OA market was recently estimated to be growing at 10-15% annually, representing between three and six percent of the total journals market.
Aries impressively integrates with many industry partners, both requiring and further enabling ecosystem collaboration throughout the workflow. One of Aries’ EM Ingest integration partners, Overleaf, recently published The Connected Culture of Collaboration, an interesting and helpful report for publishers, researchers and everyone in between.
You may have heard that Editorial Manager journals, such as PLOS and BioMedCentral, are receiving submissions transferred from the preprint server BioRxiv. Watch this new video to see how the integration works, saving time for authors.
A recently released white paper from PCG asserts that chapter-level metadata capture can increase the value of scholarly books. Aries’ solution, EM for Books, enables in-workflow capture of classifications and abstracts or chapter summaries.