eLife and Editorial Office have been working together for nearly a decade. Offering ongoing support and building long-term relationships is vital to the improving the services we provide for all of our partners.
SAGE Open was receiving submissions faster than their team could process them and they needed additional support with peer review tasks, while they grew their in-house peer review resources. Editorial Office stepped in to offer the support they needed.
As with many businesses, 2020-2021 included unsettling, as well as surprising times. BJUI saw a huge increase in journal paper submissions in the first six months of the Covid-19 pandemic and when a staff member left, there was a danger the team could be overwhelmed. Together, Editorial Office has ensured that not only has any overwhelm been avoided, but that BJUI are now using their systems in a more integrated and efficient way thanks to the sharing of expertise and experience.
The Royal Society of Chemistry is a not-for-profit publisher, with 40 peer-reviewed journals and a mission to advance excellence in the chemical sciences.
With fast times to publication a key point of both journals they needed a partner who would provide them with an exceptional combination of speed and accuracy, plus the flexibility in resources to accomplish all tasks on a daily basis, regardless of volume.
When the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) were looking for support to perform editorial duties on their publications, they approached Editorial Office. They were looking for help with handling paper submissions, but what they report to have received is so much more than basic assistance. Together, we have improved workflow processes and in turn ensured outsourcing to Editorial Office has been a truly cost-effective decision for the team.
Human Relations (HR) is an international peer reviewed journal publishing the highest quality original research to advance our understanding of social relationships at and around work. They receive over 1000 new submissions per year and the team at Editorial Office help to ensure the submission process is streamlined and effective.
With a team member leaving and a significant increase in the number of submissions, the British Society for Rheumatology looked to Editorial Office to not only offer cover, but to use their expertise to automate processes and speed up the workflow.