Wendy Laura Belcher, former managing editor of Aztlán Journal of Chicano Studies, discusses how to avoid the perils of unclear communication with authors around manuscript decisions and ongoing revise and resubmit requests.
Two years since she started using Scholastica, Managing Editor of ITE Journal Marianne Saglam says she's less stressed about managing the journal because Scholastica keeps working for her ensuring peer review stays organized even when she isn't actively managing it.
Whether you're compiling a special issue for the first time or looking to improve your current process, here are 3 tips to help your journal launch a successful special issue.
We've just added the ability for editors to create Discussion templates in Scholastica. That means you can make templates for commonly-sent Discussion messages and keep reusing them.
Jonas Ranstam, winner of the World’s Most Prolific Peer Reviewer award shares how his approach to peer review has evolved and his thoughts on the biggest challenges in the current peer review model.
Does your journal have clear ethical requirements for authors? Here are best practices your team can use to revisit and build upon existing policies.
Email templates can help you save time when sending manuscript acceptance decisions, review requests, and other common peer review correspondences. Here are 4 sample templates to get started.
Given how difficult it is to find peer reviewers, it’s vital for your journal to be constantly taking steps to build up a database of willing candidates. Here are some tips to help!
Here are the primary findings from Simon Inger Consulting's 2015 'How Readers Discover Content in Scholarly Publications' report, with regard to trends in journal article reader behavior.
While offering reviewers any form of guidance is better than none, being thorough and creating a reviewer checklist is by far the best way to help reviewers know the expectations of your journal.