Press Release Archive (2001-2014)

AAAS launches OA journal using Editorial Manager for submission and peer review

November 3, 2014 North Andover, MA, USA – As of September 2014, Science Advances, an Open Access journal published by the AAAS, uses Editorial Manager to streamline the peer review process. “We have been able to get the submission and review engine of our new Open Access journal, Science Advances, up and running relatively easily with Editorial Manager,” commented Managing Editor Philippa Benson. “The staff at Aries has been very responsive to our requests for tailoring and training, as we learn exactly how we want our internal workflows configured. We’re grateful for the professionalism of the Aries staff and smooth workings of the Editorial Manager system.”

Authors may now submit directly to Science Advances using EM.

Editorial Manager “Ingest Service” Empowers Manuscript Service Providers and Scholarly Publishers

September 5, 2014 North Andover, MA, USA – The Editorial Manager cloud-based service from Aries Systems is used by thousands of scholarly journals for manuscript submission and peer review. Millions of authors use the system to upload files and enter manuscript data for downstream evaluation by editors and peer reviewers.

Development partnership between STRIATUS/JBJS and Aries Systems will facilitate generation of PRE-score – a new metric used to evaluate the quality of peer review undertaken by scholarly journals

April 28, 2014 North Andover, MA, USA -Peer review practices vary widely. Consequently readers and research funders lack a convenient and standardized way to assess the quality of peer review undertaken by scholarly journals. In response to this need, STRIATUS/JBJS is developing a transparent metric that will help readers identify journals that conduct ethical and rigorous peer review, called PRE-score.

Society for General Microbiology to deploy new editorial and production workflow technology from Aries Systems

April 1, 2014 North Andover, MA, USA – The Society for General Microbiology (SGM), the largest microbiological society in Europe, has selected Aries Systems’ workflow solutions for manuscript submission, peer review, and production tracking.

Acoustical Society of America Selects Editorial Manager

March 10, 2014 North Andover, MA, USA Aries is pleased to announce that the premier international scientific society in acoustics, the Acoustical Society of America, has chosen Editorial Manager as the peer review workflow solution for its journals. ASA publications include the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, JASA Express Letters, and Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics.

New Oxford University Press OA journal uses Editorial Manager for cross-journal transfer

January 24, 2014 North Andover, MA, USAOxford University Press has launched a new Open Access online journal, Open Forum Infectious Diseases (OFID). OFID employs EM and the workflow system’s cross-journal transfer functionality. This allows the publisher to cascade manuscripts between OFID and another OUP journal, Clinical Infectious Diseases, supporting rapid publication and optimal placement of manuscript content.

Aries Systems and Copyright Clearance Center integrate platforms for enhanced Open Access solution

June 3, 2013, North Andover, MA, USA – Aries Systems Corporation, an industry-leading developer of workflow solutions for scholarly publishers, and Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a not-for-profit organization and leading provider of licensing and Open Access (OA) solutions, announce the integration of Aries’ Editorial Manager® manuscript submission and peer review tracking system and CCC’s RightsLink® for Open Access to provide seamless Article Processing Charge (APC) management.

Aries Systems teams with ProQuest to empower journal editors with Reviewer Discovery utility

May 30, 2013, North Andover, MA, USA – Scholarly journal editors have long requested better tools to help identify candidate reviewers during peer review. Historically, Editorial Manager (a cloud-based service adopted by more than 5,000 journals) has addressed this problem by relying on internally maintained databases. Now, thanks to a new collaboration with ProQuest, an information company central to serious research, submitted manuscripts can be automatically matched with reviewers drawn from an external pool of more than 3.5 million curated scholar profiles.