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Register for the 2023 Editorial Manager User Group Meeting (EMUG)

Aries Systems invites current and prospective users of Editorial Manager® (EM) and ProduXion Manager® (PM) to attend the 2023 Editorial Manager User Group (EMUG) meeting. Join us on June 14-15, 2023 at the Courtyard Marriott Boston Downtown Hotel in Boston, MA for EMUG 2023. We are pleased to announce registration is now open! Aries’ userRead 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

STM Image Manipulation/Duplication Detection Working Group Makes Strides Towards Research Integrity

Damaging to the integrity of published research, alteration and duplication of research images and figures is an increasingly common challenge faced by the scholarly community. It directly introduces risks to the validity of the research results/claims, to the reputation of the journal or Authors, to the quality of published works, of time and money spentRead More

Reflecting on 2022: Reconnecting with our Communities

As we prepare to welcome the new year, we are taking a moment to reflect on 2022. Looking back on the last twelve months at Aries, one key theme is constant – reconnecting with our communities. The new ways of working introduced by the pandemic has inspired us to further prioritize our communities – internal,Read 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

Microbiology Society Partners with Aries and other Technology Providers to Build an Open Research Platform

The Microbiology Society, a membership charity dedicated to shaping the future of microbe research and communications, has recently relaunched their Access Microbiology journal as an open research platform. The journal, originally launched in 2018, supports the publication of replication studies, negative or null results, research proposals, data management plans, additions to established methods, case reports,Read 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

EMUG 2022: Another Successful User Group Meeting in the Books!

That’s a wrap on the 2022 virtual Editorial Manager User Group (EMUG) meeting! Aries’ three-day event, held on June 14-16th, provided Editorial Manager® and ProduXion Manager® users with valuable insights into existing and upcoming features and functionality designed to enhance their workflow. Each day of EMUG 2022 embodied a unique theme and was offered freeRead More

EMUG 2022 Guest Speakers Announced: Meet the Panelists!

Mark your calendars – the 2022 Editorial Manager User Group (EMUG) virtual meeting is only a few weeks away! Held on June 14-16 with webinar-style sessions from 9:30am – 11:30am ET for each uniquely themed day, EMUG 2022 will cover helpful EM/PM functionality, publisher case studies, and partner integration spotlights. To highlight a more diverseRead More