2013-02-28 14:41:26 -
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
"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.
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for
businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative
technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the
financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science
and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. With
headquarters in New York and major operations in London and Eagan, Minnesota,
Thomson Reuters employs approximately 60,000 people and operates in over 100
countries. For more information, go to www.thomsonreuters.com.
+1 215 823 1791
+ 1 215 823 1894
Public Relations Manager
+44 (0)117 930 1110
This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of
Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that:
(i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and
other applicable laws; and
(ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and
originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Thomson Reuters Corporation via Thomson Reuters ONE