University of California Press Journals + Digital Publishing Selects ScholarOne's Manuscript Central for Online Peer Review

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UC Press has selected ScholarOne's Manuscript Central suite of tools for online peer review.

University of California Press Journals + Digital Publishing Division will be using ScholarOne's Manuscript Central as its online peer review system. As part of its longstanding commitment to provide robust and useful tools for its editors and authors, UC Press is proud to introduce ScholarOne as its preferred online solution for peer review. Manuscript Central offers a number of features to address a variety of manuscript-submission and peer review requirements, and enables users to submit, review, annotate and format technical manuscripts in innovative ways. The benefits to editorial offices and scholarly authors alike are substantial in terms of both time and money saved.

"We are very pleased to welcome UC Press to the Manuscript Central user community," says Keith MacGregor, executive vice president of Academic and Government Markets at Thomson Scientific. "As one of the largest, most distinguished and most innovative of the university presses today, UCP brings to our family a tremendous wealth of knowledge and experience in peer review and digital publishing within humanities and social sciences."

"University of California Press is committed to providing the very best publishing services available to our authors and scholarly society clients. We're very pleased to add Manuscript Central to the suite of services we make available to the editors, authors and reviewers with whom we work," says Rebecca Simon, University of California Press Associate Director for Journals.

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Established in 1893, University of California Press is one of the most reputable and distinguished university publishers in the United States. UC Press publishes a full spectrum of distinguished works, from inventive first books by young academics to journals featuring the research and creative thinking of many of the world's foremost scholars. The Journals and Digital Publishing Division of the Press currently publishes over 50 scholarly journals in a wide variety of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, with concentrations in musicology, history, cultural studies, sociology, law and area studies. The Journals and Digital Publishing Division has publishing partnerships with a number of scholarly societies, including the American Anthropological Association, with which UC Press has launched AnthroSource®, an innovative digital collection of core anthropological scholarship.

ScholarOne, Inc. ( provides comprehensive workflow management systems for scholarly journals, books and conferences. Its Web-based applications enable publishers to manage the submission, peer review, production, and publication processes more efficiently, increasing their profile among authors, decreasing time-to-market for critical scientific data and lowering infrastructure costs. The Manuscript Central user base has grown to 2.6 million registered users worldwide.

The clients of ScholarOne include prestigious nonprofit societies, university presses, government agencies, and the world's leading commercial publishers. The company employs 75 people at its Charlottesville, Virginia, headquarters and in Washington, D.C.; Boston; London; and Bielefeld, Germany.


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