The cross-organizational industry initiative previously called Common Manuscript Transfer Protocol has been officially named MECA, which stands for Manuscript Exchange Common Approach.
Spring conference season highlights the importance of partnerships. Between STM, CSE and SSP, this spring collaboration has been on full display. The message is clear – results are better when stakeholders work together.
Editorial offices, take notice! Editorial Manager, version 14.0 includes a couple of especially exciting features that will help journals guide editors to work more efficiently in the system.
Improve APC workflows for funders, institutions and authors with upcoming RightsLink® for OA Institutional Tool Set
Implementing and growing Open Access Publishing programs represents alternative publishing options for authors, and new revenue streams for publishers. For this reason, the OA market was recently estimated to be growing at 10-15% annually, representing between three and six percent of the total journals market.
You may have heard that Editorial Manager journals, such as PLOS and BioMedCentral, are receiving submissions transferred from the preprint server BioRxiv. Watch this new video to see how the integration works, saving time for authors.
Building bridges: Aries, publishers, and industry technology vendors collaborate to build interoperable systems infrastructure
Aries is among the peer review systems providers collaborating to create a common approach to interoperability that could have major workflow and ecosystem benefits if adopted widely.
Editorial Manager’s journal and book deployments have the functionality publishers need to support requiring ORCID iDs from authors and other workflow participants.