Adopting Editorial Manager

Q: Why should publishers choose Aries?

A: Aries Systems is a leading technology provider for the scholarly publishing community. Thousands of publications and other content creators trust our cloud-based workflow management solutions to streamline processes and handle data and communications. Here is what sets Aries Systems apart from the competition: Exclusive Focus on our Core Business: Aries Systems is uniquely positionedRead More

Q: What are the technical requirements for running Editorial Manager/ProduXion Manager?

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

Q: How does Editorial Manager and ProduXion Manager differ from other publishing workflow management systems?

A: Editorial Manager and ProduXion Manager are the leading workflow management solutions for manuscript submission, peer review, and production tracking – trusted by thousands of publications worldwide. Key differentiators in comparison to other available workflow tracking systems include: Flexibility: EM and PM’s configuration settings empower publications to uniquely customize their workflows to meet their specific needsRead More

Q: How secure is Editorial Manager and ProduXion Manager?

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: For publishers that currently manage paper/email submissions, what will they need to do to make the transition to Editorial Manager?

A: The Aries Client Services team have strong experience helping journals transition to Editorial Manager/ProduXion Manager in a smooth and timely fashion.  The implementation and training process usually takes a few weeks, during which Aries will assist with: Configuring the system to your specific needs Preparing existing data for conversion Training essential staff to use theRead More

Q: For publishers that currently use a different online manuscript tracking system, what will they need to do to make the transition to Editorial Manager?

A: Aries Systems’ Client Services team are experts in migration management. We have strong experience helping journals transition to Editorial Manager/ProduXion Manager from other legacy systems in a smooth and timely fashion. Publishers looking to make the switch must request an archive of data from their current/former vendor, work with Aries to develop migration management plan,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

Q: What file formats are accepted by Editorial Manager?

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