Registering areas of expertise

External reviewers all have specific areas of expertise, but the way in which we request that these specialities be registered can have a big impact on both the journal and the reviewer experience. The peer review process is full of pitfalls that can waste valuable...

Introducing Active Author Guidelines

    Introducing Active Author Guidelines Manuscript Manager in collaboration with Penelope.ai presents Active Author Guidelines: An author facing, machine-learning-powered manuscript pre-checker, designed to improve the accuracy of the author’s submission...

Checking for plagiarism

Considerations when checking for plagiarism As an editor, when is it worth your while to check for plagiarism and when is intuitive screening enough? Online plagiarism tools can be extremely useful, but does every manuscript need to be checked? Costs are to be weighed...

The “just right” number of co-editors

Co-editors: how do I choose the ideal number? Many journal editors struggle with deciding exactly how many "associate" or "co-editors" are needed for their journal. Examining two factors may ultimately help determine that ideal number. Take a look at your journal's...

Inviting external reviewers

Inviting external reviewers: how many? when?   Upon receiving a new manuscript, a chain reaction is set into motion. The editorial staff will typically contact an Editor-in-Chief, and either this editor or an Associate Editor will then be responsible for inviting...

The Creation of an online peer review platform

Online peer-review platform developed for and by academic journal professionals

Quick tips: review time

Deciding your journal's Review Time There has been a big push over the last 10 years to get academic work published as quickly as possible. As time to publication becomes more and more critical, there is a trend to make review times shorter now than before. How short...

Why you should prioritize configurability

Why you should prioritize configurability The advantages of using peer review software over manual processes are obvious, but are all platforms created equal? In this post we address the concept of configurability in peer review systems - and why you should prioritize...

Confidentiality: which level is right?

Single blind, Double blind or open? When it comes to choosing the reviewer confidentiality for your journal, there are typically three options: Single Blind, Double Blind and Open.  A short description of the pros and cons of each follows:   Single blind In a...

Introducing Scite – your powerful manuscript reference checker

  Introducing Scite - your powerful manuscript reference checker We are proud to announce our partnership with Scite.ai, offering a citation and reference checker tool integrated into the Manuscript Manager peer review platform.    Scite is a useful compass...

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Why you should prioritize configurability

Why you should prioritize configurability

Why you should prioritize configurability The advantages of using peer review software over manual processes are obvious, but are all platforms created equal? In this post we address the concept of configurability in peer review systems - and why you should prioritize...

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Evaluate Manuscript Manager for 30 days, risk-free 

Evaluate Manuscript Manager for 30 days, risk-free 

Evaluate Manuscript Manager for 30 days, risk-free  Dedicating resources to procuring software platforms for your publishing business can be both time-consuming and expensive. Manuscript Manager is dedicated to creating the best basis for your decision at zero risk to...

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Introducing Active Author Guidelines

Introducing Active Author Guidelines

    Introducing Active Author Guidelines Manuscript Manager in collaboration with Penelope.ai presents Active Author Guidelines: An author facing, machine-learning-powered manuscript pre-checker, designed to improve the accuracy of the author’s submission...

read more
Applications to the Benzon Foundation

Applications to the Benzon Foundation

Funding for science It’s April, and that means it’s applications time for The Alfred Benzon Foundation, generous supporter of the sciences in Denmark. Since its inception in 1952, The Benzon Foundation has funded 62 symposia and granted more than 200 research fellows...

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The External reviewer experience

The External reviewer experience

Peer review is the key to maintaining the high academic standards of our scholarly journals, yet how often do we think about the external reviewer experience”?   External reviewers participate in peer review out of a sense of commitment to their area of...

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Registering areas of expertise

Registering areas of expertise

External reviewers all have specific areas of expertise, but the way in which we request that these specialities be registered can have a big impact on both the journal and the reviewer experience. The peer review process is full of pitfalls that can waste valuable...

read more
Checking for plagiarism

Checking for plagiarism

Considerations when checking for plagiarism As an editor, when is it worth your while to check for plagiarism and when is intuitive screening enough? Online plagiarism tools can be extremely useful, but does every manuscript need to be checked? Costs are to be weighed...

read more
Inviting external reviewers

Inviting external reviewers

Inviting external reviewers: how many? when?   Upon receiving a new manuscript, a chain reaction is set into motion. The editorial staff will typically contact an Editor-in-Chief, and either this editor or an Associate Editor will then be responsible for inviting...

read more
Quick tips: review time

Quick tips: review time

Deciding your journal's Review Time There has been a big push over the last 10 years to get academic work published as quickly as possible. As time to publication becomes more and more critical, there is a trend to make review times shorter now than before. How short...

read more

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