Integrity in Peer Review: Inviting Reviewers with Confidence though Scopus

In a world marked by plagiarism, citation and data fabrication/manipulation, conflicts of interest, reproducibility concerns, fraudulent peer review, questionable authorship and other challenges – maintaining integrity in scholarly publishing has never been more critical and more complex. Frequent corrections, retractions, or cases of unethical practices are not only damaging to the reputation of the journal,Read More

Promote Publisher Brand Identity at ORCID Workflow Points

ORCID – the Open Research and Contributor ID – is an independent, not-for-profit organization that issues unique, persistent digital identifiers for scholarly researchers. This enables transparent and trustworthy connections between researchers, their contributors, and their affiliations as they engage in research, scholarship, and innovation. More than nine million ORCID iDs have been issued, and hasRead More

OA Week 2023: Community AND Commercialization Through Collaboration

Organized by SPARC, Open Access Week is an annual global event that offers an opportunity for the academic and research community to explore potential benefits of Open Access (OA) in an effort to raise awareness and adoption of its philosophy. OA Week 2023, held October 23-27, is dedicated to the theme “Community over Commercialization,” whichRead More

Aries Systems’ Editorial Manager the Latest Inducted into ORCID’s Certified Service Provider Program

ORCID – the Open Research and Contributor ID – enables transparent and trustworthy connections between researchers, their contributors, and their affiliations by providing a unique, persistent digital identifier and a corresponding record for individuals to use as they engage in research, scholarship, and innovation. After over a decade, Aries Systems’ long-standing partnership with ORCID hasRead More

Transform Reviewer Search and Screening in EM with Find Reviewers using Scopus

Publications use a variety of different channels to source candidates for peer review. These include recommendations from submitting Authors, database searches, the journal’s pool of Reviewers, or even the Editor’s personal network of researchers. Despite this, it is a common challenge to locate and secure qualified and available Reviewers for pending manuscripts. Not only areRead More

Free Webinar: Streamline Reviewer Invitation with Scopus’ Advanced Search Solution

Identifying and attaining suitable Reviewers is a common strain for publications as their internal and external databases of candidates are often static, stale, inflexible, and overused. In addition to limited coverage, publications also experience a lack of diversity, visibility into key information on potential candidates, and measured to counter fraud, bias, or conflicts of interests.Read More

Streamline Article Production with Direct, Collaborative Content Editing and Proofing

Traditional article production workflows shuffle static, unstructured Word documents or PDFs between key stakeholders across disparate systems. During the copyediting stage, the document is circulated and marked up with edits between the Authors and the production Editor, and is then transferred to an XML typesetting operator responsible for interpreting and implementing the changes to aRead More

Free Webinar: Redefining the Article and Author Journey with ChronosHub

The scholarly publishing landscape is characterized by continuous innovation and progression to facilitate and enhance the dissemination of global research. In the early 2000s, the transition from physical, mail-based publishing operations to digital workflows through the introduction of email and online peer review systems revolutionized the industry. With increased adoption of hybrid and open accessRead More

Connect with Aries at SSP’s 45th Annual Conference

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) will host their 45th annual meeting in Portland, Oregon from May 31 – June 2, 2023. The theme, “Transformation, Trust, and Transparency,” highlights the underlying issues introduced from the challenge of increasing pressure to grow or shift as the industry changes drastically around us. Aries is a proud exhibitorRead More

The Aries Ecosystem: Connecting Publishers with the Right Technology

Editorial offices face many challenges, including managing an increase in submission volume beyond their capacity, locating qualified researchers for peer review, maximizing reach and impact of published works on a global scale, making data more accessible, implementing various business models (such as Open Access (OA)), ensuring accuracy and reproducibility of metadata and research, and more.Read More

Aries at R2R 2023: A Recap

Aries Systems is committed to remaining informed of the latest trends and connecting with colleagues within the publishing community. As such, we were pleased to attend and sponsor the recent Researcher to Reader (R2R) conference in-person for the first time since 2020! Held both virtually and in London, UK for a hybrid attendee experience onRead More

Strengthening Scholarly Metadata with Persistent Identifiers

The scholarly publishing ecosystem consists of many different dimensions, including people, organizations/societies, publications, and the resources directly involved in the making of research. With so many elements in play, it is difficult to disambiguate all the individual data contributors tied to a specific research article as it goes through the publishing process. This can introduceRead More