The following roles are available in the journal submission management system

  • Journal Manager - Can make changes to the settings for the journal's submission management system, and can manage users.
  • Editor - Can view and manage all manuscripts submitted to the journal
  • Section Editor - Can view and manage all manuscripts to which the user is assigned, or which are in a section to which the user is assigned
  • Reviewer - Can receive and respond to review requests
  • Author - Can submit new manuscripts for consideration

To add one of these roles / permissions to a user

  • Select the orange 'Manage Submissions' button from your journal's public eScholarship site and log in.
  • Select 'Configure Journal'
  • Select 'Enroll a new user / Add a new role' under 'Users'
  • Enter the new user's email address, then click outside of the email address field
    • If the user already has an eScholarship account, the page will reload. Select the new permission you would like to assign to the user then select the 'Enroll' button.
    • If the user does not already have an account, you will need to complete all required fields, then select the 'Save' button.
  • Only a single permission may be assigned to a user at a time. If you would like the user to have multiple permissions, repeat the steps above.


To remove one of the above roles / permissions from a user

  • Select the orange 'Manage Submissions' button from your journal's public eScholarship site and log in.
  • Select 'Configure Journal'
  • Select the role / permission you would like to remove under 'Roles'
  • Locate the user whose permissions you would like to remove and select their linked email address.
  • Scroll to the bottom of the user's profile and select 'Unenroll' next to each permission you would like to remove.