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BMJ Group Selects ScholarOne Manuscripts

Thirty-three specialist titles, plus the BMJ, will now use the web-based peer review system  

Philadelphia, PA, London, UK, August 10, 2010 - Thomson Reuters today announced that BMJ Group has selected ScholarOne Manuscripts as the peer review workflow management system for all of its journals.  BMJ Group publishes 33 leading specialist titles, and the British Medical Journal, one of the world's most influential and widely read journals.

ScholarOne Manuscripts is an innovative, web-based peer review and submission application for scholarly publishers.  ScholarOne Manuscripts automates the manuscript submission process, allowing for easy administration, editing and review, coupled with ScholarOne’s unrivaled security and support.

"We needed a comprehensive and reliable solution that would provide the right tools for each journal and each editor," said Peter Ashman, Publishing Director BMJ and BMJ Journals at BMJ Group. "ScholarOne Manuscripts offers the unique ability to create customized templates that help us maximize our service to a large number of journals at one time."

“We are excited to expand our partnership with one of the world’s leading publishers,” said Keith Collier, vice president and general manager of ScholarOne, Thomson Reuters.  “By serving all of the journals published by BMJ Group, our customizable and flexible ScholarOne Manuscripts will standardize the organization's review process, adding to its effectiveness and efficiency in journal administration.” 

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