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Features of Journal ManagerTM .

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User Registration
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Registering as Author

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Registering as Reviewer

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Registering as Subscriber

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Manuscript Handling
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Submitting a manuscript

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Checking status of manuscript

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Editing submitted manuscript

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Deleting submitted manuscript

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Reviewing a manuscript

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Journal Subscription
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Subscribing to Journal

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Unsubscribing to journal

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Contact the Editorial Office

 

 Features of Journal ManagerTM

Journal ManagerTM is a web-based journal management software designed using PHP technology. This implies that the program will only run in a server with apache installed, whether in Windows or Linux.

Journal ManagerTM has been designed in three different integrated panels namely, manuscript submission and tracking, manuscript review and articles publication.

The manuscript submission and tracking panel allows the electronic handling of various aspects of manuscript including submission, tracking, and editing. It also allows the editorial office to assign manuscript to reviewers and add reviewers' comments to the author's page where the author can read the comments and also download the edited manuscript with tracked changes.

Manuscript review panel allows a reviewer assigned a manuscript online access to the specific manuscript information submitted by an author. It allows the reviewer to submit the track-changed edited manuscript file and his or her comments. It also allows the editorial office access to the reviewer's comments and the accompanying file which are not accessible directly to authors unless redirected to the authors' window by the editorial office.

Articles publication panel allows the editorial office   to publish accepted articles and control of access to the articles. It can easily be integrated into e-commerce system to allow online payment or download of individual articles and payment for reprints.

Journal ManagerTM has automatic e-mail alert feature and allows each user access to only the information he or she has entered into the database. All users with administrator privileges have access to all information entered into the database but will not know the password for other users.

 

 User Registration

 

Although users can register through any of the three panels described in the features, user registration records are stored in only two different tables, namely user_author and user_subscriber. Therefore, the access codes (username and password) assigned from the manuscript submission panel is the same that should be used in the manuscript review panels.

 

Registering as Author

  • Go to index.php or locate the author's area link from the index page or left pane

  • Click on "Create an Account"

  • Complete the form and click on submit button. Please note that the registration form requires confirmation of information before it is submitted to the database. Check your e-mail box for the message sent to confirm that you have an active e-mail address

Registering as Reviewer

 

Reviewers are normally assigned temporary username and password (which reviewers must change to their preferred user codes at first login) by the editorial office. They should also complete their registration form using "My Information" link on the menu on the left pane .on login. If a reviewer prefers to register on his or her own, he or she can follow the instructions below but he or she will not be able to review any manuscript until the editorial office changes the access level from the default "Author" to "Reviewer":

  • Go to reviewer/login.php or locate the reviewer's area link from the index page or left pane.

  • Click on "Create an Account".

  • Complete the form and click on submit button. Please note that the registration form requires confirmation of information before it is submitted to the database. Check your e-mail box for the message sent to confirm that you have an active e-mail address.

  • Reviewers who register on their own should request the editorial office to change their user level to "Reviewer" before they can review any manuscript.

Registering as Subscriber

 

Subscribers are normally assigned temporary user level by the Journal ManagerTM at the time of registration. Until editorial office changes the user level from "Default  to "Subscriber" the subscriber will only have access to free articles. To subscribe to the journal,

  • Go to articles/login.php or locate the subscriber's area link from the index page or left pane menu.

  • Click on "Create an Account".

  • Complete the form and click on submit button. Please note that the registration form requires confirmation of information before it is submitted to the database. Check your e-mail box for the message sent to confirm that you have an active e-mail address.

  • Make your subscription payment as appropriate. Once your payment is confirmed the editorial office will change the user level from "Default" to "Subscriber". A confirmation e-mail is sent to the subscriber and the subscriber can then have access to the published articles. The editorial office will return the "Subscriber's user level to "Default" at the expiration of the subscription.

 Submitting a manuscript

  • Read the Instruction to Authors carefully.

  • Your manuscript must be prepared according to journal instructions to authors.

  • Use MS Word format for the manuscript you are submitting to allow editing and comments on submitted manuscript using "Tack Changes" command in MS Word Tools menu.

  • Save your manuscript file and all the accompanying figures and tables into a single file. The file should be re-saved into a second file without the names and affiliations of authors.

  • Login at login.php or locate the author's area link from the index page or left pane menu.

  • Then click on the "add manuscript" flashing image and complete the relevant fields and submit.

  • Information to be submitted require confirmation. So you must be patient to confirm your record.

  • If you are not able or willing to submit your manuscript online using Journal ManagerTM,  manuscript may be sent to the editorial office by e-mail. The editorial office then creates your account and make the submission on your behalf.  Your  database access codes will be sent to you by e-mail, along with the manuscript reference number, so that you can track the manuscript online.

 Checking status of manuscript

  • Login to manuscript area.

  • Locate the your record from the list. Records are arranged in descending order based on the time of submission. You may use the search tool to easily locate the required record.

 Editing submitted manuscript

 

Authors can only modify their manuscript record when the status is pending (i.e., the manuscript has not been assigned for review). If the status has changed from "Pending" do not attempt to modify and information. Send a message to the editorial office for any corrections. If the status is still pending you can follow the following instructions:

  • Login as Administrator to manuscript area.

  • Locate the author's record from the list. Records are arranged in descending order based on the time of submission. You may use the search tool to easily locate the required record.

  • Click on "Modify" link (this link will not be visible if the current status is "Pending") on the right end of the record line and modify as appropriate. Ensure the files attached have not been removed.

  • Submit the edited record.

 Deleting submitted manuscript

  • Login as Administrator in the Author's area.

  • Locate the author's record from the list. Records are arranged in descending order based on the time of submission. You may use the search tool to easily locate the required record.

  • Click on "Remove" or "Delete" link on the right end of the record line and confirm delete. Please note that deleted records cannot be recovered.

 Reviewing a manuscript

  • Only reviewers assigned manuscripts can review them.

  • Go to reviewer/login.php or locate the reviewer's area link from the index page or left pane.

  • Sign in with the reviewer's username and password.

  • Click on "details" against the manuscript assigned to you to preview the details.

  • Download the manuscript to be reviewed.

  • Open the manuscript file in MS Word and make appropriate changes and comments in the manuscript using using "Track Changes" command (see next line below).

  • To track changes, click on "Track Changes" command under "Tools" in MS Word menu. Any changes made in the manuscript text will appear in read or alternative color. Note that clicking on "Track Changes" again will disable the track changes effect.

  • Type out your comments and edit the manuscript using "Track Changes" command under the Tools menu in Word and save the file. Note the location of the file you have saved.

  • Copy the comments (not the text in the saved file) and continue to "Add Comments" image to add your comments.

  • You may need to use the "Back to List" link and then click on "review" against the manuscript and then on "Add Comments" image to submit your comments. 

 Journal Subscription

Subscribing to Journal

Unsubscribing to journal

  • Send an e-mail to the editorial office or login to your subscription record and click on "My Information" link on the menu and delete your user record.

 Contact the Editorial Office

The Editor

African Journal of Reproductive Health

Women's Health and Action Research Centre

Igue-Iheya, Benin-Lagos Express Way

Benin City, Nigeria

Tel: +234 802 334 7828

E-mail: wharc@hyperia.com or editor@ajrh.info

 

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