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Peer Review Management

Aims and Scope

We specialise in prestige peer review management. Working with journals and their Editors, we offer the highest level of support handling intricate workflows, adapting with ease to the preferences and work styles of a wide range of clients.

We pride ourselves on transforming problematic journals by creating efficient workflows and ensuring smooth-running operations. We work with many journals that already have an effective workflow, allowing us to concentrate on smaller areas of improvement and general day to day management. Our team have also migrated several journals, having either partial or no previous use of a peer review submission system, to ScholarOne. 

Meanwhile, we ensure that each user and journal contributor receives the best experience and service possible.


Whenever you work with PA EDitorial Ltd, you can trust that you’re in great hands.

 

Challenges

Exactly What You Need

Reviewers and editors are busy individuals; it is up to our Managing Editors to build rapport and ensure consistently healthy and positive communication. This enables our team to meet the more challenging elements of peer review management. Our Managing Editors follow their allocated journals closely and encourage reviewers and editors to work within acceptable timescales. As a result, we consistently meet author expectations.

 

Where in the world?

The PA EDitorial team have managing editors in Europe, the USA, the Philippines and India. This allows us the flexibility to support journals during normal working hours in five different time zones and their immediate areas.  

We successfully offer support to Editors and their teams based in Amsterdam, Australia, Hong Kong, Italy, Korea, Norway, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United States... and beyond!   


Managing Editor time zones:

UTC/DST  0

UTC/DST -5

UTC +8

UTC/DST +1 CET

UTC/DST + 5

 

What we do...

PA Editorial Ltd. offers the following services:

  • Day-today journal management

  • Checking in, and keeping track, of submissions

  • Researching, inviting and chasing reviewers for the Editorial Board

  • Handling the journal inbox; responding to questions and queries

  • Top-level assistance for authors, reviewers and editors 

  • Training and technical support for users with ScholarOne, Editorial Manager and OJS

  • Cognos Reporting

  • Inviting submissions

  • Book review management

  • Special or Thematic Issue management

 

Additional Benefits

All of our services are offered on either a permanent or temporary basis.

We cover both short and long-term holidays, sickness and maternity leave.


Our permanent service offers constant cover, 365 days a year; your journal will never be left unattended.