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ProofCheck – online proof checking

ProofCheck – online proof checking

ProofCheck is an intuitive, cloud-based proof checking platform for authors, using familiar editing and commenting tools. ProofCheck allows authors to correct their proofs online without having to download and mark a PDF, or to refer to page and line numbers. All edits and comments are directly saved in the XML – not converted from HTML!Read more about ProofCheck – online proof checking[…]

RVFormatter – beautiful PDF output

RVFormatter – beautiful PDF output

RVFormatter is our “XML renderer”, creating high quality final PDF (or Epub, HTML etc) in a matter of seconds. If the PDF needs any manual tweaks to pagination, a user with minimal training can make these changes through a user-friendly interface. Some specific features of RVFormatter: Can be used directly by publisher to generate finalRead more about RVFormatter – beautiful PDF output[…]

ReView – intuitive and powerful peer review

ReView – intuitive and powerful peer review

“ReView’s refreshingly simple user interface, combined with River Valley’s intimate knowledge of scholarly content, gave us the confidence to choose River Valley over the competition.” Sara Sharman, Head of Content Services at the IET Our reassuringly user-friendly peer review system was first launched 5 years ago and is now used by a number of publishers. ReViewRead more about ReView – intuitive and powerful peer review[…]

River Valley announces two-way integration of its submission system, ReView, with the bioRxiv preprint server

River Valley announces two-way integration of its submission system, ReView, with the bioRxiv preprint server

London, UK, 4 April 2018 – Authors of biology and biomedical papers can now choose to submit to a journal directly from bioRxiv, as well as submit to bioRxiv automatically from a journal, thanks to the “two-way” integration of River Valley’s ReView platform with bioRxiv’s systems. Read more about River Valley announces two-way integration of its submission system, ReView, with the bioRxiv preprint server

River Valley implements ORCID to give credit to reviewers

River Valley implements ORCID to give credit to reviewers

London, UK, 2 March 2018 – River Valley have developed a new feature within their peer review platform, ReView, to recognise peer reviewers’ work. River Valley have worked closely with ORCID to allow reviewers who use the platform to update their ORCID records automatically with their reviews. Authors and peer reviewers have always been able to log in to ReView with their ORCID records. However, this new feature will give peer reviewers the additional facility to link their reviews back to ORCID. Read more about River Valley implements ORCID to give credit to reviewers

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

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

BMJ to use River Valley’s ReView for their new  Open Science journal

BMJ to use River Valley’s ReView for their new Open Science journal

BMJ, a leading medical knowledge provider, has adopted ReView, River Valley’s submission and peer review system, for BMJ Open Science (http://openscience.bmj.com) The new journal applies open science principles to preclinical research, and incorporates several innovative features in peer review.

Transparency and reproducibility are at the heart of BMJ Open Science. Not only are reviews published alongside accepted manuscripts, but even the discussions between reviewers are open to the public! This “extreme” openness is possible thanks to ReView’s flexible “discussion module” that is available to editors and reviewers throughout the review process. Read more about BMJ to use River Valley’s ReView for their new Open Science journal