Start and store all peer review communication right on Scholastica using manuscript Discussions. You can send a Discussion message to anyone — reviewer, editor, or author - and all responses to that Discussion will be saved on Scholastica, next to the manuscript it’s about. View and respond to Discussions on Scholastica or via email.
You can also use customizable message templates to quickly send recurring communications, such as reviewer invitations and author decisions.
The Manuscripts Table offers a bird's-eye view of all your journal's submissions and the editors assigned to them, so you always know what’s going on at your journal. From The Manuscripts Table You can easily:
As you invite peer reviewers to your journal their review activity will be automatically stored on Scholastica where you can:
Scholastica's real-time journal performance analytics show you high-level stats you can use to assess and improve your peer review process like:
Need to add or update files for a submissions? — no problem. With Scholastica editors can add and edit files to their hearts' content!
Keep your authors, editors, and reviewers on track with automated notifications for assignments and deadlines including article assignments, review requests, R&R requests and more.
Easily designate single and double blind submissions and specify the information authors and reviewers are able to see, to ensure that everyone only has access to what they should.
You can seamlessly move manuscripts from peer review to publishing on Scholastica. Journals that use Scholastica for peer review can use our integrated suite of publishing tools at no cost.
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