All SciELO journals should manage and operate the evaluation of manuscripts with the support of an online management system certified by SciELO, in order to maximize the efficiency and transparency of the evaluation process, minimize the time between submission and final decision, allow the parties involved to follow the evaluation process and have registries and statistics to control the flow of manuscript management.
(Critérios, política e procedimentos para a admissão e a permanência de periódicos científicos a Coleção SciELO Brasil [online]. SciELO Brasil. 2017 [viewed 10 January 2018]. Available from: https://www.scielo.br/about/criterios-scielo-brasil)
SciELO Brazil offers, free of costs for indexed journals, three options for Online Manuscript Management Services:
Platform developed and maintained by GN1. Used by SciELO Brazil since 2019. No costs for indexed journals.
Open Journal System (OJS)
Open source platform developed and maintained by the Public Knowledge Project (PKP). Used by SciELO Brazil since 2006.
Platform developed and maintained by Clarivate Analytics. Used by SciELO Brazil since 2012. No costs for indexed journals.
Journals interested in adopting such a system should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.