Peer review, simplified

Create a great workflow for the authors, reviewers and editorial staff of your scholarly journals on our user-friendly peer review platform Get started for free

Your fully-featured editorial platform

Academic journals use Manuscript Manager’s interactive capabilities to facilitate the peer review and editorial processes

Simple Submission

The Authors who contribute to your journal deserve an easy and enjoyable manuscript submission process. Get started for free, to experience how they will be uploading their work to you.

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Quick Reviewing

Your reviewers put in a tremendous amount of work – they need the best possible tools to perform their tasks. Through Manuscript Manager’s simple tools and well-planned automation processes, reviewers can comfortably give input to their assigned manuscripts.

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Easy Administration

Your editorial office is the heart and soul of your journal’s quality assurance. By automating correspondence and getting rid of local spreadsheets, you make the peer review process a lot more straight forward for your colleagues.
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  • Easy to get started
  • Free set-up help
  • No binding contract


  • Build various review processes
  • Customize your workflow
  • Cascade manuscripts to other journals


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  • Real-time metrics push reviews forward
  • Easily import your existing reviewers
  • Customize and automate correspondence

+ much more

The external reviewer experience

Peer review is the key to maintaining the high academic standards of our scholarly journals, yet how often do we think about the external reviewer experience”?   External reviewers participate in peer review out of a sense of commitment to their area of...
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Inviting external reviewers

Inviting external reviewers: how many? when?   Upon receiving a new manuscript, a chain reaction is set into motion. The editorial staff will typically contact an Editor-in-Chief, and either this editor or an Associate Editor will then be responsible for inviting...
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Quick tips: review time

Deciding your journal's Review Time There has been a big push over the last 10 years to get academic work published as quickly as possible. As time to publication becomes more and more critical, there is a trend to make review times shorter now than before. How short...
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Here are a few reasons why our customers choose Manuscript Manager :

Highly Flexible

“Manuscript Manager is configured to precisely fit our workflow. it is simple to navigate and is appreciated by our co-editors, authors and reviewers. The support has always been excellent and I fully recommend this product to anyone wishing to upgrade”.

Anders Rydholm

Editor-in-Chief, Acta Orthopaedica

Great Usability

“We evaluated a number of online peer review systems. We chose Manuscript Manager for our journals because it is easy to use”

Lori Bateman

Journal Publications Director, Quintessence Publishing Chicago

Smooth Transition

“The Manuscript Manager team provided excellent service in terms of helping us shift from our old system and the move has proved to be of great value to our journal”

Kim Broesen

Editor-in-Chief, Basic and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology

Ongoing Development

“I can recommend Manuscript Manager to journals like APMIS. It has been a highly valuable asset for our editorial office since 2003.”

Christine Moeller

Editorial Manager, APMIS

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