Tag:peer review

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.

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.