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Guiding Authors: Manuscript Status Check

Editorial Manager® (EM) grants journal offices the option to provide Authors configurable levels of visibility into the status of their pending manuscripts during the editorial workflow. Publications may customize status terms based on their unique business policies and preferences, and can also opt to display alternative status terms to the Author than those that areRead More

Customization is Key: Tailoring the Editor Decision Form

It is important for publications to collect key information throughout the editorial process. The amount (and type) of information needed may vary greatly from journal to journal, and adjustments made need to be made on-the-fly as journal policies evolve. Editorial Manager’s highly-configurable system allows journal offices to customize the Editor Decision Form to solicit specificRead More

Tips for Authors Preparing Submission Files for Editorial Manager’s Xtract

Authors submitting manuscripts to scholarly journals often spend valuable time entering information into the system that is already included in their manuscript documents. To streamline the submission process, Editorial Manager® (EM) comes equipped with Xtract, an automated data extraction tool. As Authors upload their manuscript files to EM, Xtract works behind the scenes to automaticallyRead More

Virtual Postcard from EMUG 2021

Thank you to everyone who joined us last week for Aries’ 2021 virtual Editorial Manager User Group (EMUG) meeting! Aries was thrilled to connect with our Editorial Manager® (EM) and ProduXion Manager® (PM) customers for our three day virtual event, held on June 15-17th. The EMUG 2021 virtual conference was offered free of charge toRead More

Feature Webinar: What’s New with EM/PM Version 17.0

Editorial Manager® (EM) and ProduXion Manager® (PM) version 17.0 is now in general release! To keep customers up-to-date on EM/PM functionality, the Aries Client Services team is offering a free webinar highlighting the latest system innovations. Join us on Wednesday, June 30th at 10am ET for this informative session! Some of the many features toRead More

We Are Aries Systems: 2021 Rebrand

Since 1986, Aries Systems has served as a leading technology provider and trusted partner to the scholarly publishing community. Over the past three decades, we have evolved through innovating new technologies, forming strategic partnerships, and expanding our operations and reach globally.  Having undergone all that growth, we recognized that it was time to rejuvenate theRead More

Streamlined Editorial and Production Workflows with Batch Functions

At Aries Systems’ biannual user group meetings, Editorial Manager® (EM) and ProduXion Manager® (PM) users suggest and vote for new features and system enhancements during our signature Feature Workshop and interactive Feature Poster. A common request received from users is to include more batch functionality within EM/PM, allowing publications to complete certain actions in bulkRead More

Complimentary Journal Site Audits for Publishers using Editorial Manager

Editorial Manager® (EM), Aries Systems’ manuscript submission and peer review tracking system, is equipped with powerful configuration settings, providing publishers the ability to independently customize their journal sites to best suit their needs at no additional cost. However, journal offices may not be aware of the many features available within the system designed to enhanceRead More

Gradual Engagement Workflows for Simplified Submission and Initial Evaluation in EM

Authors are often required to provide an extensive amount of information upfront in order to submit a manuscript to a scholarly journal. However, many submissions received by publications never pass the initial evaluation stage, with Editors immediately declining the submission if it is not within the scope of the journal. This results in a lossRead More