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Postby ramon » Sat Apr 20, 2013 5:19 pm

Hello all,

I couldn't think of a place to add this yet, as I wanted to discuss it first.
My suggestion is to add an AJAX search mechanism during the submission and metadata editing processes.
This way, the author would see articles submitted with the same subject, and check if the article is really fit for the journal.
I'm not really sure if it would improve the process at all, but thought to bring this up to see how the idea could be improved in order to be implemented.

I came up with this idea when thinking about using OJS as a support tool, where users could submit their issues and check with the AJAX whether there was a similar question. So, instead of adding a new item, they would comment or add to the existing one.

I don't think it would be a difficult feature to add, as the search is already implemented. All that is required is the AJAX response from the pages, which would also create a new layer of possibilities for integrating with other tools...

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