Whether you need software to streamline peer review, a modern open access publishing solution, or both - we've got you covered!

700+ journals use the Scholastica platform:
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Transparent Pricing for the Services You Need

Peer Review

$10/submission

(25 submissions/year minimum)
Automation for faster peer review: auto-emails, deadline reminders and more
Manuscripts table to easily search, sort, and assign submissions
File versioning & blindness control
Manage all peer review communication in one place
Metrics to track journal performance
Reviewer database

OA Publishing

$99/month

(billed annually)
Professional journal website hosting with custom domain in minutes
Simple journal website editor - no web developer needed
Modern PDF article viewer
Google Scholar indexing and metadata that shows up in search
Readership analytics: views, downloads, and more

Typesetting Service

$5 per 500 words

$7 per figure/table

(Scholastica OA Publishing users only)
Beautifully formatted PDF AND HTML articles
Mobile friendly reading experience
Embed images, video, graphs, and tables in HTML articles
Discoverable in online searches
Articles come ready to be published on your Scholastica journal website
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Frequently Asked Questions

Are these really the only costs?

Yes! There are no additional monthly fees, no installation fees, no other fees of any kind for Scholastica Peer Review, Open Access Publishing or Scholastica Typesetting. For Peer Review there is a minimum of 25 submissions per year ($250), with any unused credit rolling over.

Are back issues free to upload?

Definitely! You can host all your old issues on Scholastica at no additional cost.

Can my journal have authors pay the peer review submission fee?

Yes, you can include a submission step prompting authors to pay the submission fee by credit card.

How will my journal be charged?

  • Peer review is charged per article. There is a minimum of 25 submissions per year ($250 paid up front), with any unused credit rolling over.
  • Open Access Publishing is charged once per year.
  • Scholastica Typesetting is charged per article. There is an initial deposit required, and articles are charged against that balance.

Is there a long term contract?

No! You can signup in just a few minutes, and you're free to cancel at any time. If you ever need to export your data, just send us an email and we'll help you download everything in a standardized format (e.g. XML, JSON, etc). In the near future, journals will be able to export their data with a single click.

What if I have other questions?

Use our contact page to let us know if you have any questions.

Learn how you can start using Scholastica to manage your journal