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user info available to reviewers!

Postby Liz » Mon Sep 18, 2006 3:06 pm

We've recently realized that reviewers can access author information in MS Word by seeing the file Properties. Is there any way to avoid this?
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Postby kstranac » Mon Sep 18, 2006 5:16 pm

Hi,

It is important to manually remove this information from the Properties of any Word files submitted to reviewers. There is no built-in utility in OJS for this.

However, the following line should be included in the author submission checklist:

"The author's name has also been removed from the document's Properties, which in Microsoft Word is found in the File menu."

You may wish to make it a separate checklist item for emphasis.

Also, if you submit PDFs, you can use the PDF Anonymization Utility:
http://economics.ca/cje/en/pdfclean.php

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