University of Chicago Press Selects Editorial Manager

October 19, 2006, North Andover, MA, USA – The University of Chicago Press and Aries Systems Corporation are pleased to announce an agreement to deploy the Editorial Manager peer review system for all journals published by the University of Chicago Press.

In the fast-changing world of electronic publishing, university presses are ideally placed to nurture and serve scholarly authors by providing the best publishing services available. Selecting Editorial Manager for online peer review demonstrates the ongoing commitment by the University of Chicago Press to serve its community of authors, reviewers, and editors.

“We went through a detailed, thorough evaluation process, and selected Editorial Manager for its proven track record of reliability and regular software upgrades. Integrating EM with our editorial process will help our highly skilled staff concentrate on enriching content,” commented Nawin Gupta, Journals Division Manager at the University of Chicago Press.

Lyndon Holmes, President of Aries Systems Corporation, added, “We are honored to work with such a prestigious publisher as the University of Chicago Press. As an independent organization serving the publishing community, Aries is focused on serving customers with regular software enhancements and 99.99% system availability.”

About University of Chicago Press – Founded in 1891, the University of Chicago Press is the largest American university press. The Journals Division currently publishes forty-seven award-winning periodicals and serials in a wide range of disciplines, including several journals that were the first scholarly publications in their respective fields. Online since 1995, the Journals Division has also been a pioneer in electronic publishing, delivering original, peer-reviewed research from international scholars to a worldwide audience.

About Aries
Aries Systems transforms the way scholarly publishers bring high-value content to the world. The company’s innovative and forward-looking workflow solutions manage the complexities of modern print and electronic publishing – from submission, to editorial management and peer review, to production tracking and publishing channel distribution. As the publishing environment evolves, Aries Systems is committed to delivering solutions that help publishers and scholars enhance the discovery and dissemination of human knowledge. Publish faster, publish smarter, with Aries Systems.