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.
With Scholastica Peer Review, you'll always know where each manuscript is in your review process. Use the Manuscripts Table to get a bird's-eye view of the peer review status of all your journal's submissions and to see which editors are assigned to them. From the Manuscripts Table you can easily:
You can easily invite scholars to review manuscripts for your journal from Scholastica Peer Review. All of your reviewer invitations and activity will be automatically stored in your account 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.
Making manuscript decisions is easier with Scholastica. Build customizable templates for your decision letters and easily send decision letters and reviewer feedback all together. Using Scholastica Peer Review you can:
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