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Manuscript Tracking Systems
Publishing Societies and Services
Manuscript tracking systems
Editorial Manager is an online manuscript tracking system which caters for all types of journals and publishers, it also has Preprint Manager to track post acceptance articles.
The ScholarOne Platform of Thomson Reuters is an online manuscript tracking system which caters for all types of journals and publishers, it also has Production Central to track post acceptance articles.
Bench>Press is an online manuscript tracking system which caters for all types of journals and publishers.
Allen Track is an online manuscript tracking system which caters for all types of journals and publishers.
Rapid review is an online manuscript tracking system which caters for all types of journals and publishers.
E-Journal Press is an online manuscript tracking system which caters for all types of journals and publishers.
Publishing services (back to top)
Cenveo, Inc. is a large graphics communication company in North America. The Company is a provider of print and visual communications, with one-stop services from design through fulfillment.
The Charlesworth Group is a leading UK supplier of print and publishing services. Offices in China, UK and North America.
HighWire Press is a division of the Stanford University Libraries, which produces the online versions of high-impact, peer-reviewed journals and other scholarly content.
SPi Global is the leading provider of services to the research and professional community. We partner with the largest publishers and content aggregators in science, technology, and medical research. Our service offerings in research span across the content lifecycle, making it the most complete set of services in the industry. Our technology solutions and highly qualified SMEs drive advanced knowledge services for Smart Content products in the scientific, scholarly, technical, and medical fields. Our specialists interact and assist key stakeholders like authors, reviewer, editors and the consumers of research content. We have decades of experience in developing in-house Digital First workflow platforms for our clients in different market segments.
Publishers(back to top)
Nature is the flagship journal for Nature Publishing Group (NPG).
BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher which has pioneered the open access publishing model.
Publishing Societies and Communities (back to top)
COPE: Committee on Publication Ethics. COPE is a forum for publishers and editors of peer-reviewed journals to discuss issues related to the integrity of work submitted to or published in their journals. It supports and encourages editors to report, catalogue and instigate investigations into ethical problems in the publication process.
International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers: The mission of STM is to create a platform for exchanging ideas and information and to represent the interest of the STM publishing community in the fields of copyright, technology developments, and end user / library relations
The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) is the international trade association for not-for-profit publishers and those who work with them... we provide information, education, representation, cooperative initiatives and guidelines for good practice.
Sense about Science: Promoting good science and evidence for the public. They respond to the misrepresentation of science and scientific evidence on issues that matter.
AAP's mandate covers both the general and the specific — broad issues important to all publishers as well as issues of specific concern to particular segments of the industry.
The European Association of Science Editors (EASE) is an internationally-oriented community of individuals from diverse backgrounds, linguistic traditions and professional experience who share an interest in science communication and editing.
World Association of Medical Editors is a voluntary association of editors all over the world
International Committee of Medical Journal Editors: Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals: Writing and Editing for Biomedical Publication
The International Publishers Association (IPA) is an international industry federation representing all aspects of book and journal publishing.
The Federation of European Publishers (FEP) is an independent, non commercial umbrella association of book publishers associations in the European Union.
Blog: Everyone: PLoS
Peer Review(back to top)
Wiki version of what peer review is and what it means and how it works.
Peer Review in Scholarly Journals - perspective of the scholarly community: an international study: This is an article by Mark Ware consulting. You can view the summary or get the whole thing.
Databases (back to top)
CrossRef is an independent membership association, founded and directed by publishers. CrossRef’s mandate is to connect users to primary research content, by enabling publishers to work collectively.
MEDLINE is the NLM's premier bibliographic database that contains references to journal articles in the life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine