Philisophical Review

Manuscript submittal system

Workflow management software for Ivy League publication

The Philosophical Review is a publication by the Sage School of Philosophy at Cornell University. They wanted to have a software system to help them manage the process of submitting and vetting articles to the publication. 

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Ruby on Rails

Built in Rails, the system allows authors to submit their manuscript document for review. The editorial staff then assigns readers. These readers can log an approval status along with comments. Emails are triggered as the submission changes status.

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Email Templates

A number of email templates were created that allow the client to edit and customize the communication.

Email template screenshot

Assignment grid

A matrix screen allows admins to quickly see the status of reader assignment to journal submissions.

Assignments screen