Smart software to power your peer-reviewed journal

The most advanced platform for managing your academic journal with integrated peer review and publishing tools at a price you can afford

Your journal’s peer review hub

Want to centralize and speed up peer review at your journal? Scholastica’s end-to-end software has all the tools you need to:

  • Organize submissions and move manuscripts through every stage of peer review
  • Automate time-consuming manual tasks
  • See what your entire editorial team is working on and track reviewer activity
  • Initiate and store communication with editors, authors, and reviewers
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Publish your open access journal with ease.

Publishing open access journal articles and issues in a professional way doesn’t have to take months, or even a whole day! When you use Scholastica for peer review, you can finalize accepted articles and publish them in a matter of minutes.

  • Set up a free journal website
  • Publish articles in an advanced in-browser PDF viewer
  • Get free automatic metadata parsing and Google Scholar indexing for all articles
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Focus on furthering scholarly research, not handling technical hassles

Eliminate IT Headaches

Scholastica is hosted, managed, and updated by our team in the cloud, so you don't have to worry about IT at all.

Free support for our users

You’re an editor, not a tech support specialist. Let us handle all software-related needs and questions.

Instant access to improvements

We make all new features immediately available to journals, so you always have the most up-to-date software.

Join top journals across disciplines in adopting the most modern journal management platform available.

  • Global Environmental Politics
  • Ardea journal
  • Mobilization journal
  • Mediaevalia
  • Texas A&M Undergraduate Journal
  • Journal of Biblical Literature
  • Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal
  • Technology and Culture
  • American Journal of Oncology Nursing
  • Discrete Analysis

Don't just take our word for it —

Jesper Sørensen

"Without Scholastica, we could never have launched Sociological Science as easily and as quickly as we did. By providing a seamless experience for both authors and editors, our editorial team is able to concentrate on the scholarly content – a critical issue for a new journal."

Jesper Sørensen, Sociological Science

Catherine Orsborn

"The website is very intuitive and easy to navigate, and the customer service has been above and beyond what we expected."

Catherine Orsborn, The Journal of Religion, Identity, and Politics

Suzanne Moon

"Scholastica has dramatically speeded up my own editorial work and made it much easier for all of the editors to track the things we need to track."

Suzanne Moon, Technology and Culture

Hank Fradella

"Scholastica is reasonably priced, easy to use, and does not require us to invest in any IT equipment or maintenance. We enthusiastically endorse Scholastica."

Hank Fradella, Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society

Press: The Chronicle of Higher Education, Tech Crunch, Scientific American, Built in Chicago, Edcetera, Techli

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