Aries Systems Continues Support for the OA Switchboard

The OA Switchboard, an initiative by the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA), is a not-for-profit, industry-wide collaboration that aims to serve as an intermediary between the complexities of multi-lateral Open Access (OA) publication-level arrangements by functioning as a central information exchange hub. The OA Switchboard strives to enable the seamless sending and receiving ofRead More

Crediting Reviewers with Peer Review Recognition Services in EM

Recognizing Reviewers for their work is critical to the success of peer review and maintaining Reviewer talent. Each year, millions of hours are volunteered by researchers to conduct reviews for scholarly journals and pending manuscripts, often without formal acknowledgement for their time and effort. To bridge this gap, Aries Systems has partnered with several ReviewerRead More

FBF 2020: The Future of Science and the Path to Digital Transformations Starts with Researchers

The 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair will be held on October 14-18, with the digital program starting earlier on October 12th. With a hybrid of on-site and virtual events, FBF 2020 is packed with a diverse set of sessions, attractions and exhibitions for all audiences throughout the week. Aries Systems Director of Product Management Tony AlvesRead More

Free Webinar: Engaging Authors in China through the Charlesworth WeChat Gateway and Aries’ Editorial Manager®

Join Aries Systems and The Charlesworth Group for their upcoming joint webinar, Engaging Authors in China through the Charlesworth WeChat Gateway and Aries’ Editorial Manager. To accommodate our global customer-base, we will be broadcasting this presentation during two different times. Register for either our morning or afternoon session! Save the Date: Tuesday, August 18 TimeRead More

OA Week 2019: Efficient APC Processing Option with RightsLink® and EM/PM

With an increase in open access (OA) publishing in recent years, publishers may need to adjust their standard operations to properly manage this new business model and Article Processing Charges (APCs) revenue stream. In celebration of Open Access Week 2019, we’d like to highlight Aries’ decade long partnership with Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) dedicated toRead More

Q&A with PLOS: Implementing ORCID Reviewer Recognition

ORCID Reviewer Recognition integrated in Editorial Manager offers a visible and verifiable way for Reviewers to be publicly acknowledged for their volunteered contributions without compromising the confidentiality of the peer review process. The Public Library of Science (PLOS) has recently implemented and enabled ORCID Review Deposit across all their journals. Read our interview with KatRead More

Peer Review Week 2019: How Aries Supports Quality in Peer Review

Aries Systems is celebrating the 5th year anniversary of Peer Review Week! As the developer of Editorial Manager®, the world’s leading manuscript submission and peer review tracking system, you could say Aries is all about peer review! In honor of this year’s theme, “Quality in Peer Review,” we’ve outlined some of the different ways AriesRead More

Free Webinar – Improving the Peer Review Process: Editor & Reviewer Support Tools

In honor of Peer Review Week 2019 next week, Aries Systems is hosting a free online webinar Improving the Peer Review Process: Editor & Reviewer Support Tools. This webinar will highlight innovative functionality available in Editorial Manager® that help streamline the overall peer review process and improve the relationship publishers have with their Reviewers. TheRead More

Save Time with Automated Reference Checking

Reference processing can be an expensive bottleneck in the publishing workflow. Publishers report that a high percentage of Author revisions are due to reference corrections. Additionally, composition vendors spend up to 16% of their time fixing references. Reference errors can be found in nearly half of publisher’s manuscripts despite these preemptive efforts. In an attemptRead More

Similarity Check: Helping Editors with Automated Plagiarism Detection in Editorial Manager

Ensuring manuscript authenticity is crucial for Editors and journal staff. Through an integration with Crossref, automated plagiarism detection (known as Similarity Check) is offered within Editorial Manager. Similarity Check is powered by iThenticate, a plagiarism detection tool that compares text from submitted manuscripts to information on the Internet and content from more than 40 millionRead More

Did You Know? Save Time with Single Sign-On using your ORCID Credentials

Attention Authors and Reviewers! Struggling to maintain multiple sets of login credentials for different journals utilizing Editorial Manager? Did you know that you can save time and reduce hassle by using your ORCID credentials to login to Editorial Manager? In many instances, Authors and Reviewers have the option of registering for a particular journal usingRead More

More Submission Options for Authors with Ingest Service

Authors use various tools to prepare their manuscript documents prior to submission. Such manuscript preparation services include language polishing, journal selection assistance, bibliography management, and collaborative authoring solutions. Services like these can provide great benefits to Authors. For example, a newly released report from Editage, an Aries partner, reported that pre-submission language editing increased theRead More