Tag:academic journal management

In this interview, Dana Compton, Editorial Director for the American Society of Civil Engineers, shares her perspective on how journal programs can effectively approach strategic planning in uncertain times, and how journal planning should factor into wider organizational strategy.

Are you looking to attract more quality submissions to your journal? It's an ongoing goal and, at times, a struggle for many editorial teams. In this blog post, we round up some of the most effective steps you can take to attract more quality submissions to your journal.

In this interview, Jennifer Mahar, Executive Peer Review Manager at Origin Editorial, shares how she uses data insights to iteratively improve areas of peer review within editorial control, like the time it takes to complete manuscript quality checks, as well as areas outside of editorial control, like reviewer response rates.

With ingenuity and attention to detail, there are many aspects of journal operations that can be optimized to cut down publication time. In this post, we look at four ways journals can decrease days to manuscript decision to publish new articles faster.

Scholastica Open Access Publishing gives journals all the tools they need to publish on one affordable and easy-to-use platform. You can start using Scholastica Open Access Publishing in 3 easy steps.

Most journals are familiar with the scenario of struggling to meet production deadlines due to spread-thin editor schedules or a shortage of available peer reviewers. Here are 3 ways grad students may be able to help.

From disorganized journal data to scattered communication, there are a lot of traps journals can fall into that complicate peer review. Here are 3 ways your journal may be making peer review harder than it needs to be.

Scholastica announces the release of a free training course for journal editors on best practices for managing peer reviewers.

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.

It's not easy to be productive all of the time - even for those working in academia! Here are some top tips to help you stay efficient!