Over 90 European Users attended January’s Editorial Manager User Group Meeting in London. From the innovative sessions, with presenters like John Hammersley of Overleaf, and Matias Piipari of Manuscriptsapp.com, to collaborative sessions like Feature Workshop and EM for Books, the event was a massive success! Thank you to all who participated!
ORCID is now able to auto-populate user records with publication data from Crossref and DataCite. This latest super-convenient enhancement is just one more reason to collect ORCID iDs during the peer review workflow. With many flexible options built in to Editorial Manager, why not experiment with different levels of ORCID solicitation, starting now?
Springer Nature announced a pilot program with Overleaf. This pilot will leverage Editorial Manager’s integration with Overleaf to allow single-click submission of files and metadata authored in Overleaf to participating Springer journals. Watch the video on EM’s integration with Overleaf. “The integration of Overleaf and EM is a significant advantage for both authors and publishers,”Read More
Version 13.0 may just be one of Aries’ most exciting releases yet! With features like the CRediT and checkCIF integrations, this beta invitation is one you’ll want to accept! Contact your account coordinator to find out how you can gain early access to version 13.0.
DeGruyter Open recently activated RightsLink for Open Access. In a presentation as part of the Funder Compliance and APCs session at EEMUG 2016, Ewa Zurawska-Seta, Production Executive, Editorial Systems at DeGruyter Open, said that RightsLink was selected because it is user friendly, easily manageable, seamlessly integrated with EM and PM.
[March 2017] New Customers Include: AAPG, Journal of Global Oncology, and American Board of Family Medicine
Aries is proud to announce many new adoptions. The American Association of Petroleum Geologists has adopted Editorial Manager and EM for Books; the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, HMP Communications, the Journal of Global Oncology, and Science International have begun using Editorial Manager; and the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine has selectedRead More
In version 12.2, (currently in general release) editorial offices can see history for submission flags used in workflows. This means that authorized users can see who turned flags on, off, and when. These data are also reportable. Watch the video.
Did you know that EM’s Reviewer Forms are totally customizable, and the data collected is fully reportable? This means that journals can use these forms to collect reviewer agreement to participate in initiatives such as Publons, PRE, or to ask questions related to Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit.
Automated e-mail reviewer reminders can be an effective way for journals to reduce the time taken for scholarly manuscript peer review. However, unchanging, inappropriate and relentless emails can also alienate the all-important reviewer community. For this reason, Editorial Manager includes unique features that empower journal staff to continuously tailor and refine their approach to reviewerRead More
We are happy to announce upcoming webinars featuring the new capabilities of version 7.2. The webinars include one hour of instruction followed by a fifteen-minute question and answer period. Scheduled Webinars: General Enhancements – Review the new enhancements of version 7.2, such as Automatic Reviewer Reminders, Custom Instructions on Author Main Menu, Sharing Saved SearchRead More
SWORD is a UK, JISC-funded initiative to define and develop a standard mechanism for depositing content (e.g. author manuscripts) into Institutional Repositories (IRs). The Aries product management team would like to know your opinions about the SWORD protocol. Would you like to see it supported in journal workflow? Are authors asking for this feature? At whatRead More
In collaboration with Greg Tananbaum of ScholarNext Consulting, Lyndon Holmes, President of Aries Systems Corporation, recently co-authored an article on the history of Web-based peer review which was published in the October issue of the journal Learned Publishing. The paper covers the evolution of electronic solutions for the editorial workflow from the earliest experiments inRead More