Peer review, simplified

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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

Inviting external reviewers

How many external reviewers should I invite to review a given manuscript and when?   When inviting external reviewers, we recommend that, upon receiving a manuscript, an editor creates a “possible reviewers” list with at least 6 potential reviewers. From that...
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Checking for plagiarism

Considerations when checking for plagiarism As an editor, when is it worth your while to check for plagiarism and when is intuitive screening enough? Online plagiarism tools can be extremely useful, but does every manuscript need to be checked? Costs are to be weighed...
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Confidentiality: which level is right?

Single blind, Double blind or open? When it comes to choosing the reviewer confidentiality for your journal, there are typically three options: Single Blind, Double Blind and Open.  A short description of the pros and cons of each follows:   Single blind In a...
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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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