Thomson Reuters Corporation : Institute of Physics and Thomson Reuters
Collaborate to Manage Significant Growth in Scientific Article Submissions
Organization manages substantial increase in article submissions through
PHILADELPHIA, February 28, 2013- The IP & Science business of Thomson
Reuters, the world's leading provider of intelligent information for
businesses and professionals, announced today that it is working with IOP
Publishing, part of the Institute of Physics, to provide its Thomson
ReutersScholarOne^® solution for handling the Institute's substantial increase
in article submissions.
IOP Publishing has undertaken a comprehensive review of its editorial
provisions in the last year. The decision to integrate ScholarOne, the
industry-leading, peer-review management solution for publishers, into its
submission process is in line with the company's mission to provide the best
possible publishing service to its authors, referees and publishing partners.
IOP Publishing will use ScholarOne to quickly bring its communities additional
functionality, such as deep links for referees and authors and improved access
for board members and editors.
"The decision to move from our existing internal system to ScholarOne came in
response to our company's significant growth in submissions. The number of
articles we publish has almost doubled in recent times and that number will
continue to grow," said Graham McCann, head of product management and
innovation, IOP Publishing. "We have selected Thomson Reutersto support our
growth and to provide our publishing partners with the best possible
experience in managing the peer-review process."
ScholarOne Manuscripts^TM, a suite of tools and services from ScholarOne, will
assist IOP Publishing by allowing for a more flexible approach to resource
management and providing a wider variety of management options of peer review
for partner titles. The solution will be implemented on a journal-by-journal
basis throughout 2013.
"We are pleased to join forces with IOP Publishing during this remarkable
period of innovation and scholarship in the physical sciences," said Gordon
Macomber, managing director of Scientific & Scholarly Research at Thomson
Reuters. "As the world leader in the publishing of academic management
solutions, Thomson Reuters is committed to ensuring that IOP Publishing can
serve the fast-growing physical science fields with best-in-class technology
that simplifies the peer review process for IOP's internal team and their
world class researchers and scholars."
ScholarOne Manuscriptsis an innovative peer-review and online submission
program for scholarly publishers. It offers publishers the ability to balance
the need for comprehensive information gathering with an author's desire to
quickly submit an article. ScholarOne Manuscriptsintegrates manuscript
invitation, submission, correspondence, reviewer management, reporting and
user data management within one intuitive platform.
Learn more about ScholarOne and why it is the chosen solution for IOP
IOP Publishing provides publications through which leading-edge scientific
research is distributed worldwide.
IOP Publishing is part of the Institute of Physics, a leading scientific
society promoting physics and physical science and bringing physicists
together for the benefit of all. Any financial surplus earned by IOP
Publishing goes to support science through the activities of the Institute.
Beyond the company's core journals program, high-value scientific information
is made easily accessible through an ever-evolving portfolio of community
websites, magazines, conference proceedings and a multitude of electronic
services. IOP Publishing is focused on making the most of new technologies and
continually improving electronic interfaces to make it easier for researchers
to find exactly what they need, when they need it, in the format that suits
them best. Go to ioppublishing.org.
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