Edinburgh University Press to use River Valley’s ReView for submission and peer review in journals

Edinburgh University Press has become the latest prestigious publisher to sign up to ReView, River Valley’s submission and peer review system, in a bid to  reduce admin and turnaround times on their journals.

Sarah McDonald, Head of Journals at EUP, said: “ReView was intuitive and easy to use whilst delivering complex workflows and full security. Being able to handle any text including Arabic, ReView provided the perfect solution for us. River Valley were great at working with us to refine our workflows and to apply the innovative features of ReView.Continue reading

IET adopt River Valley’s ReView as their journal submission and peer review platform

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), one of the world’s largest engineering institutions, has adopted River Valley’s “ReView”, the nimble and innovative manuscript submission and peer review system, for all their journals. The IET, who had been using ScholarOne for many years, will transition all their journals to ReView over the coming months. Continue reading

River Valley cuts the cost of typesetting by half

River Valley Technologies, the 25 year old UK-based typesetting company is set to cut production costs and turn around times by half for publishers, by using its new RVPublisher platform. The system is a “pure” XML based end-to-end collaborative authoring and composition solution, comprising several modules that link seamlessly. Continue reading

ProofCheck – Setting the standard in author proof correction

As Apple executives say, “we are really, really excited” to share something with you.

For quite a while we have been working on replacing the traditional method of sending PDFs to authors, and receiving annotations. We believe there should be only one “format of record“, namely the XML. Continue reading

RVFormatter – XML to PDF automatically and on demand

Automatically generated PDFs have always been around, but the quality has generally not matched those created by a skilled operator, using a dedicated pagination system. Well, our pagination “engine” is TeX, which can be triggered to run automatically, and on a server. Continue reading

PeerJ wins ALPSP award

The innovative new journal, PeerJ, has won the  the 2013 ALPSP publishing innovation award! River Valley Technologies are proud to have played a small part, by designing the PDF file for the journal. We worked closely with the PeerJ team to create a design that is comfortable to read both on paper and on screen, and is also suited for near automated typesetting, directly from XML files.