Five ways to be proactive about ORCID

What better time? ORCID, CrossRef and DataCite announced yesterday that they will be working together to automatically update researcher ORCID records when Crossref or DataCite receives relevant data that includes an authenticated ORCID iD. Here are some suggestions on how Editorial Manager and ProduXion Manager users can ensure that they are receiving the full benefit of this new functionality.


Springer and Overleaf collaborate for one-click submission to more than twenty journals using Aries technology

Last week, cloud-based authoring platform Overleaf announced that Springer is integrating 20 journals, and the Springer Transfer Desk, with their online LaTeX and rich text collaborative writing and publishing platform. These 20 Springer journals, including Discrete & Computational Geometry, Journal of Mathematical Biology, and Climate Dynamics and more, will each offer simplified, one-click submission links from the Overleaf platform directly into the Springer manuscript submission system via Overleaf’s integration with the Editorial Manager Ingest Service.

Introducing Meta Metadata

In the context of scholarly journal publishing, we typically think of manuscript Metadata as “title,” “authors,” “citations,” and other text elements that are descriptive, but also reproduced in the body of the manuscript. The most common use of Metadata is for manuscript discovery.