Custom review questions allow publications to collect specific information from Editors during the editorial decision process.

The LiXuid Manuscript philosophy encompasses Aries’ strategic vision for the future of scholarly publishing in which XML is leveraged to streamline the entire publishing process. The LiXuid Manuscript initiative, which is divided into three separate phases of development, will facilitate a true XML-comprehensive end-to-end solution and detail the benefits for all stakeholders.

Personal Correspondence History in Editorial Manager allows Editors and journal staff to quickly access all emails related to a particular person directly from that individual’s people record.

Editorial offices often need to assign and complete tasks associated with submissions while they are still in the editorial process and have not yet moved to production. Task Manager works seamlessly with Editorial Manager to enable editorial task workflows for EM users, without sending a paper into production. Users of TM can undertake important editorialRead More

Editors and journal office staff often rely only on their personal knowledge and intuition to verify Author and Reviewer identities, which can be time-consuming and unreliable. Identity Confidence Check (ICC), one of Editorial Manager’s many Editor decision support tools, helps Editors evaluate unknown researchers by conveniently displaying relevant metadata and confidence indicators. This helps safeguardRead More

Scholarly journals can push submitted manuscripts from Editorial Manager directly to preprint servers. Authors are prompted to allow for their manuscript to automatically be posted to a selected preprint server at submission. Editors can transfer manuscript metadata and files from EM to the designated preprint server using a workflow task.

By default, the Editorial Manager identity is displayed at each of the ORCID integration points in the system. If your organization is an ORCID member, it’s encouraged that publishers provide Aries with your ORCID credentials for input into Editorial Manager, allowing interactions between Editorial Manager and ORCID to subsequently reflect your institutional branding. This makesRead More

During manuscript submission, Authors are frequently asked questions about their manuscript. Depending on configuration, the Authors’ responses are stored and available to editors on the manuscript details page or the PDF cover page. However, in some cases it may also be useful to visually flag the response in the editor interface.

Here are five recent innovations that will help Reviewers work more efficiently within Editorial Manager.

Acknowledging Reviewers for their peer review contributions is key to maintaining talent and improving scholarly research. For this reason, Editorial Manager allows journals to conveniently honor Reviewers by depositing review activity from EM into a researcher’s ORCID record.

As workflow participants working on behalf of journals using Editorial Manager know, it’s convenient to send ad hoc emails in workflow. For example, click the ‘letter’ icon next to a workflow participant’s name, and choose from the drop down menu of pre-configured ad-hoc letter options available to send. In this case, choose ‘Ad Hoc emailRead More