Aries Systems Corporation, a developer of workflow solutions for scholarly publishers, and Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC) have announced the integration of Aries' Editorial Manager manuscript submission and peer review tracking system and CCC's RightsLink®for Open Access to provide seamless Article Processing Charge (APC) management.
This integration provides scholarly publishers with a seamless and friction-free way to process APCs within their workflows and adapt to new Open Access models as they emerge. Backed by Aries Systems and CCC, who have collectively served the scholarly and publishing industry for over six decades, this automated APC management solution fully integrates with scholarly content editorial and production workflows, thereby accelerating the publisher's time to market, improving the author experience and minimising the operational costs associated with managing author fees.
Aries Systems was founded in 1986 with the mission to develop advanced software technologies that enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of scholarly publishing. Its principal offerings include Editorial Manager and ProduXion Manager.
CCC has been helping publishers improve the author experience in collecting APCs for over six years and welcomes efforts toward standardization and transparency.