2.1. Copyeditor Home Page

After logging in, clicking on the Copyeditor link in the User Home page (or on the linked number of items) will lead to the Submissions queue.

Figure 9.1. Copyeditor User Home Page

Copyeditor User Home Page

This queue lists the submissions to be copyedited.To access the Copyediting page for a particular submission, click on the linked title.

Figure 9.2. Copyeditor List

Copyeditor List

On the resulting submission record screen, you can see some of the details (Authors, Title, Section, Editor). Below that is the Copyedit section, where you can begin working with the submission.

Use the Review Metadata link to see more information about the submission (abstract, keywords, etc.).

To access the file, click on the linked file name in step 1 (e.g., 85-104-1-RV.DOCX). Open the document in your word processor, make the required changes, and upload your revised version using the Upload tool.

Use the Complete icon to notify the Section Editor that you have completed your work.

Figure 9.3. Copyeditor View of Submission Record

Copyeditor View of Submission Record

A popup window will appear asking you to confirm that you wish to mark Step 1 as completed.

Figure 9.4. Confirm Copyediting Completion

Confirm Copyediting Completion

An email message will be generated, informing both the Author and the Section Editor that the first step of copyediting is complete.

Figure 9.5. Sending Completion Email

Sending Completion Email

You must now wait for the Author to complete his copyedits. Once it is ready, you will receive an email notification, and be able to download the revised submission (e.g., 87-112-1-CE.DOCX), located in Step 2: Author Copyedit. Be sure to check the Copyedit Comments, located just under the file upload tool for any additional information the Author or the Section Editor may have noted.

Figure 9.6. Download Author Copyedits

Download Author Copyedits

The next step will be to open the Author's revised file in your word processor, make any required changes, and upload these in Step 3 using the file upload tool.

Figure 9.7. Final CopyeditUpload

Final CopyeditUpload

Use the Complete icon to notify the Section Editor that you have completed the copyediting of the submission. This will send a notification email and be the end of your responsibilities for this submission.