The Council of Science Editors (CSE) held their annual meeting earlier this week in Columbus, OH. Aries is pleased to have exhibited and sponsored the Wi-Fi for the conference.
When Author manuscripts are rejected by a journal, they often must repeat the submission process on one or more subsequent journals. Reviewers face the issue of repeating reviews for the same content if selected again. Both contribute to a great loss of time and effort, and can leave Authors and Reviewers irritated and less willing to resubmit their work.
The cross-organizational industry initiative previously called Common Manuscript Transfer Protocol has been officially named MECA, which stands for Manuscript Exchange Common Approach.