The following items represent notable improvements made to the platform and tools in this release, as well as key defect fixes and optimizations. The text below also provides information about default configuration values and instructions for configuring each feature. Please note that some features must be activated by an administrator or ScholarOne representative for your users to benefit from the new functionality; contact your publisher team or ScholarOne for questions around permission or configurations.
Added two-step device authentication as a default feature of ScholarOne Manuscripts for higher permissioned users. Two-step device authentication adds another layer of security to users with access to sensitive data and powerful tool sets within ScholarOne Manuscripts.
Available by default for roles greater than Author / Reviewer. Additional configuration required for Author / Reviewers.
Added tips for submitters attempting to add a co-author. Product Management and Product Support work closely to identify areas of the system where users encounter difficulty. Many questions from submitters involve how to add a co-author.
No action required.
Submitters will see an instructional call out highlighting the Co-Author search button.
Where an account is not found an instructional callout will highlight the create a new co-author link.
Added a save prompt for reviewers to prevent the loss of reviewer data.
Available by default
Reviewers will be prompted to save their work prior when arriving at the review center.
Added additional data to the Journal Summary Report available at a publisher portal.
None, available by default.
The following fields have been added to the Journal Summary Publisher Portal Report
From Setup>Configuration Settings>Set E-Mail Contacts
From Pre-Login & Overall Config>Privacy Policies
ScholarOne deploys a number of patches and hotfixes between releases, ensuring that our users experience constant improvements to the platform. Many of these are driven by internal teams to optimize processes and therefore do not affect workflows. If you have questions about any of these changes, however, please reach out to Support.