Many scholarly journals have begun tracking journal performance metrics to get a granular view of their peer review processes.
The first time scholars are invited to review for your journal, they will likely have many questions about your review process. Take steps to guide them.
The OA Journal Starter Kit has all the information you'll need to get a new open access journal up and running.
In order to get quality submissions you need to tell authors exactly what your journal is about and exactly how their articles should look when they hit your desk.
While you can't control the opinions of reviewers, you can take ownership of the submission process to give your paper a boost towards publication.
To keep predatory journals off Scholastica, we've developed a set of requirements journals must meet before they can be activated and allowed to accept submissions.