Production Workflows

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

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

End-to-End Solution: Bridging Editorial and Production Workflows

As publishing workflows become increasingly complex to keep pace with various publication formats, leading business models, and internationalization, it is even more critical to maintain efficient, yet flexible operations.  Publishers often shuffle content, data, and communications between key stakeholders across incompatible and disparate systems. These gaps can lead to confusion, loss of data, increased costs,Read 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

Effective Communication: Leveraging Merge Fields in Letters

Publishers are responsible for sending hundreds of notices to their Authors, Editors, Reviewers, freelancers, and vendors on a regular basis. Whether it is a manuscript status update, peer review invitation, automated reminder, revision request, or transfer notice, generating clear and effective communication across stakeholders is critical during the editorial and production process. In addition toRead 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

Enhanced Manuscript Data Transfer and Export with MECA 2.0

The Manuscript Exchange Common Approach (MECA) initiative is a cross-organizational effort that strives to facilitate and standardize multiple types of manuscript exchange within and between platforms, including preprint servers, peer review management solutions, Author applications, and production tracking services. Led by the National Information Standards Organization (NISO), MECA was published as a formal Recommended PracticeRead More

Recent Enhancements to System Help to Better Support our User Community

To support users across all roles, Editorial Manager® (EM) and ProduXion Manager® (PM) comes equipped with a knowledge-packed Help system. The Help platform is comprised of a series of detailed guide articles designed to answer general questions on EM/PM functionality and configurations. Regularly maintained to include the most updated information, the EM Help system isRead More

Reporting Across Data Sources: Types of Joins

It is critical for publishers to have access to performance metrics to make informed, evidence-based editorial decisions. Aries’ workflow management solutions, Editorial Manager® (EM) and ProduXion Manager® (PM), come equipped with a robust Enterprise Analytics Reporting (EAR) suite that allows publishers to quickly surface key publication data. Within EAR, data is stored across dozens ofRead More

Free Webinar: Practicing Ethical Publishing to Support Research Integrity

In a world of plagiarism, citation and data manipulation, conflicts of interest, corrections and retractions, fraudulent peer review, questionable authorship, shifting business models, preprint servers, and more, integrity in scholarly publishing has never been more critical or more challenging. All stakeholders across the multi-faceted publishing landscape have a role to play in supporting this missionRead More

Proactive Solicitation of ORCID iDs to Increase Adoption within Scholarly Publishing

ORCID is an independent, not-for-profit organization that issues unique digital identifiers for scholarly researchers. Successfully adopted by research funders, research institutions, publishers, and other scholarly organizations and systems, ORCID has partnered with Aries to integrate ORCID validation within Editorial Manager® (EM) and ProduXion Manager® (PM). Capturing users’ ORCID iDs within EM and PM offers manyRead More