ScholarOne Manuscripts Release Notes

The ScholarOne Product Team is actively engaged in ongoing upgrades to security, performance, and user experience. Our release notes contain notable improvements made to the platform and tools, as well as key defect fixes and optimizations. Click through to recent release notes for full-text updates, PDF downloads, and translations.

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Recent releases

March 2024
ScholarOne Manuscripts Q1.2024
  • Accessibility
  • New Email Tag Config Option for the Entire Scoresheet Minus Recommendation
  • Downloaded File of Attributes Now Indicates Parents vs Children
  • Submission Ingestion: Author and File Ordering

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October 2023
ScholarOne Manuscripts Q4.2023
  • Switch journals without re-logging in
  • Updated linking logic for S1M and WoS accounts
  • Author and reviewer filters for demographic data reports
  • CCC/RightsLink integration updates

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July 2023
ScholarOne Manuscripts Q3.2023
  • Email template name added to audit trail
  • Sort UAD alerts by date/time within queue
  • Cognos report for “Source of Reviewer Selection”
  • Cookie acceptance and preference management

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Release archive

ScholarOne Manuscripts Q1.2023 

English | Chinese | French Japanese  | Portuguese  | Spanish

  • New Peer Review Taxonomy in alignment with STM Publishing Standards
  • Reviewer Recommender tool (proof-of-concept)
  • Country filter for Web of Science Reviewer Locator results
  • Cognos reports for user demographic information
  • Reviewer list pagination updates
  • Cookie acceptance banner and preference management
  • Depositing batch exports to S3
  • Adjusted “in review” in the manuscript header to include minutes and seconds
  • New e-mail tag: ##TASK_DECISION_AUTHOR##
  • New e-mail template: Stub extension granted
  • Publons rebrand (in progress
  • Contributor Roles Taxonomy (CRediT) manuscript information is retained when a manuscript is transferred
  • New configuration option: Prevent unsubmission if reviews are completed
  • Notification Services: Uninvite Author, Unassign Author, Stub Due Date Change
  • Cognos report for OA author choice publication
  • Notable Defect Fixes & Functionality Optimizations
  • Already available in ScholarOne
  • Coming soon in ScholarOne
ScholarOne Manuscripts Q4.2022 

English | Chinese | French Japanese  | Portuguese  | Spanish

  • iThenticate V2 in Client Configuration Center
  • Auto-save changes to iThenticate V2 Similarity Check reports
  • “Search” technology upgrade
  • Pagination on Reviewer List
ScholarOne Manuscripts Q3.2022 

English | Chinese | French Japanese  | Portuguese  | Spanish

  • iThenticate upgrade to V2
  • DEI Data Collection – Demographic Questions
  • New Reviewer Search Result Indicator
  • Assignment Counts added to the Merge Users Tool
ScholarOne Manuscripts Q1.2022 

English | Chinese | French Japanese  | Portuguese  | Spanish

  • Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager Support
  • ScholarOne Resources & Updates
  • Custom Manuscript Flags
  • Reviewer on the Fly Redesign
ScholarOne Manuscripts Q3.2021 

English | Chinese | French Japanese  | Portuguese  | Spanish

  • Two-step Device Authentication enhancements
  • Submission Integration capacity upgraded
  • API Submission File Links
  • API Submission Additions (Preferred/Non-Preferred)
ScholarOne Manuscripts Q2.2021 

English | Chinese | French | Japanese | Portuguese | Spanish

  • 2  Step Device Authentication
  • Author Search
  • Save Prompt for Reviewers
  • Publisher Portal Report: Journal Summary Report
ScholarOne Manuscripts Q1.2021 (v4.27)

English | Chinese | French | Japanese | Portuguese | Spanish

  • Open Access Updates
  • Document Analysis Updates
  • Web of Science Reviewer Locator
ScholarOne Manuscripts Q4.2020 (v4.26.4)

English | Chinese | French | Japanese | Portuguese | Spanish

  • E-mail Tag Accessibility Improvement
  • Manuscript Flags to XML
  • Ground Work for Unified Login
ScholarOne Manuscripts Q3.2020 (v4.26.3)

English | Chinese | French Japanese  | Portuguese  | Spanish

  • Submission Integration Updates
  • Submission Prefill: PDF Support
  • Script Reduction: Unusual Activity Detector
ScholarOne Manuscripts Q2.2020

English | Chinese | French Japanese  | Portuguese  | Spanish

  • Script Reduction
  • Submission Integration Improvements
  • Manuscript Flags

ScholarOne Manuscripts Q1.2020

English   |   Chinese   |   French  |   Japanese   |   Portuguese   |   Spanish

  • Code Ocean Integration
  • Updates and Full Launch of Submission Prefill
  • Integration of UNSILO’s Technical Checks Feature
  • Author Added After Revision Alert
  • Pagination in Author and Reviewer Centers
  • ORCID iD Instant Save
  • Re-Invite Reviewer After Decline
  • Versioning Updates on Email Templates
  • Improved Search Navigation
  • Tooltip Added to Note Title
  • Rich-Text Editor for Email Templates and Page Instructions
ScholarOne Manuscripts v4.26

English   |   Chinese   |   French  |   Japanese   |   Portuguese   |   Spanish

  • Lock changes on author list
  • Simplified addition of past co-authors
  • UAD widget in Document Analysis tool
  • Ringgold Institution Updating Enhancements
  • Option to Remove All Files
  • New ID field Added for Tracking Transfers
  • Support for Promotional Codes in RightsLink Integrations
  • Custom ORCID messaging by Role

ScholarOne Manuscripts v4.25.1 (English)

CHINESE   |   FRENCH  |   JAPANESE  |   PORTUGUESE   |   SPANISH

  • Calendar Invitations
  • Password Field Improvements
  • Submission Prefill Beta Updates
  • Document Analysis Beta
  • Support for Improved Rendering of Chinese and Japanese Fonts
  • Added Notifications for User Account Changes
  • Update to Document-Based Tags on Proof

ScholarOne Manuscripts v4.25 (English)

CHINESE   |   FRENCH  |   JAPANESE  |   PORTUGUESE   |   SPANISH

  • Submission Prefill Beta
  • Document Analysis Beta
  • GDPR Footer Update

ScholarOne Manuscripts v4.24 (English)

CHINESE   |   FRENCH  |   JAPANESE  |   PORTUGUESE   |   SPANISH

  • ORCID Log In
  • Transfer Enhancements
  • CRediT Taxonomy Integration
  • Conversation Tool Updates
  • Document-Based Tags in Proof
  • GDPR Admin Removal
  • Broadcast Email Search Change
  • Publons Credit for Completed Reviews
  • Ringgold Connection Alert
  • Update to Conflict Alerts in Advanced Reviewer Search
  • Publons Reviewer Connect

ScholarOne Manuscripts v4.23 (English)

CHINESE   |   FRENCH  |   JAPANESE  |   PORTUGUESE   |   SPANISH

  • Account-Level Changes for GDPR Readiness
  • Enhancements to the Unusual Activity Detection Tool
  • Changes to System Email
  • Asynchronous File Conversion
  • Clarivate Analytics Rebranding: Phase 2
  • Character Limits for Custom Questions
  • Custom Account Badging

ScholarOne Manuscripts v4.22 (English)

CHINESE   |   FRENCH   |   JAPANESE   |   PORTUGUESE   |   SPANISH

  • Submission Integration
  • Unusual Activity Detection
  • Branding Changes
  • Publons Opt-In Question
  • Quick Links on the Reviewer Scoresheet
  • ORCID v2.0 API Upgrade
  • Language Support for Portuguese and Spanish

ScholarOne Manuscripts v4.21 (English)

CHINESE   |   FRENCH   |   JAPANESE

  • New Review Center
  • Person Attribute Fields in Cognos Reporting
  • Ad Hoc Funder Fields in Cognos Reporting
  • Original Submission Date in CCC-RightsLink
  • New ORCID Logo

ScholarOne Manuscripts v4.20 (English)

CHINESE   |   FRENCH   |   JAPANESE

  • Redesigned Log In
  • Enhanced Reset Password process
  • Improved interstitial pages
  • New Incomplete Profile Intercept
  • Usability and Design Enhancements
  • Site Acceleration in China
  • Conversation Tool for Editors
  • Updates to Supported Browsers, Operating Systems, and Country List
  • Validation for Email Format
  • Funder Reporting
  • Confirmations for Deeplinked Email Responses

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