Journals can manage all of their peer review communication right on Scholastica via manuscript Discussions. Use Discussions like you would email to start a message chain with anyone — editors, authors, or reviewers. Recipients can view and respond to Discussions from Scholastica or their email, and all Discussion threads will be saved in Scholastica with the manuscript they're about. You can also create Discussion templates for common messages to save time.
Tracking manuscripts throughout peer review is easier with Scholastica. From the Manuscripts Table you can:
Managing editorial operations across one or more journals is easy with Scholastica's peer review system. Peer review managers can toggle between journals from their user dashboard to:
Journals can quickly invite scholars to review manuscripts from Scholastica's peer review system using customizable invitation templates. All reviewers are stored in a Reviewers Table that you can search and sort. With Scholastica you can:
Open Access journals with article processing charges can simplify invoicing by integrating Scholastica's peer review system with a Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) RightsLink account. With the integration:
Making manuscript decisions is easier with Scholastica. Using Scholastica's peer review system you can:
With Scholastica, your team will have access to real-time journal and editor performance analytics that you can use to assess and improve your peer review process including:
Designate single- and double-blind submissions and specify the information authors and reviewers are able to see.
With Scholastica, editors can easily attach new files to manuscripts and update manuscript files as needed.
Keep editors, authors, and reviewers on track with automated notifications for manuscript assignments and deadlines.