A: Aries Systems adheres to an agile development and CI/CD release model, following a monthly software release schedule. This allows Aries to both deliver system enhancements and respond to market feedback at a faster rate to support our user community.
A: Users may search our comprehensive Journals List of active Editorial Manager and ProduXion Manager sites to quickly access a particular publication.
A: Editorial Manager and ProduXion Manager are used by thousands of scholarly publications worldwide. As each Editorial Manager/ProduXion Manager site operates as a unique database, users must create a separate account for each publication. Users may take advantage of the ORCID Single Sign-On option (if enabled by the journal) to alleviate the need to manageRead More
A: First, visit the appropriate Editorial Manager or ProduXion Manager site for the desired publication. To sign in, users must first register to that particular publication site if an account has not already created for them. Then, users can enter their username and password via the Login page to access their account at any time.Read More
A: All users need to access Editorial Manager or ProduXion Manager is a current web browser with internet connection and a PDF reader. Here is more detailed platform information: MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS FOR WORKSTATIONS Windows, Macintosh, or Linux Computer: Mozilla Firefox – latest version Google Chrome – latest version Safari – latest version (Mac only)Read More
A: Publishers and editorial staff using Editorial Manager or ProduXion Manager should direct all support queries to their dedicated Aries Account Coordinator (AC). Author and Reviewers should direct queries regarding their manuscript, review assignment, or journal workflow policies to the publication in question as all data and rules are controlled and managed by the respectiveRead More
A: The publishers’ license to Editorial Manager/ProduXion Manager states that all of the content in the system belongs to the publisher, not to Aries Systems. Each deployment also includes a Data Export feature that allows publishers to download their content in a standard format at any time.
A: Editorial Manager scans every file that is uploaded, changed, or accessed. Infected files are removed and quarantined, and the PDF version of the manuscript indicates that a file is missing due to virus detection. This page alerts Authors, Editors, and Reviewers that the submission is incomplete and a file may need to be resubmitted.
A: Deployment access is offered through secure HTTPS, and all user interactions require password access. Individual journals use separate databases, effectively “firewalling” one journal from all others. Within individual systems, unlimited role designation/permission ensures that users can access only the files and information appropriate to their role. Aries is committed to compliance with international standards,Read More
Q: Are publishers able to transfer data to Editorial Manager/ProduXion Manager from a legacy system?
A: Yes, Editorial Manager/ProduXion Manager support several different levels of data import from legacy systems. Data Bridge is a convenient, seamless solution for importing historical manuscript and people data from legacy online or desktop manuscript tracking systems. With journal-customizable fields, import utilities, migration protocols and powerful search capabilities, the Data Bridge makes all of your dataRead More
A: Editorial Manager accepts all file formats, including video and audio files, as configured by the publication. The following file formats are automatically converted into a single PDF for easy processing: Word, RTF, TXT, LaTeX2e, AMSTex, TIFF, GIF, JPEG, EPS, Postscript, PICT, PDF, Excel, and PowerPoint. Multiple files can be uploaded to EM within a singleRead More