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email notification to section editor

Postby jamief » Tue Jul 02, 2013 12:27 pm

Sorry, I cannot seem to find out if this should be happening already or if in one of my journals, it's not working.

I want an email notification to go out to the BOOK REVIEW editor (section editor, but not an editor) automatically to make a decision on that submission, because it is not peer reviewed. The Book editor does not need to know about article submissions. Do I have to do something special to make this happen, or are all section editors automtically notified when a submission is made to their section?

My book editor did not seem to receive a notification and so Im wondering if its a configuration problem, a bug, or an email went missing.
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Re: email notification to section editor

Postby vgabler » Fri Aug 02, 2013 6:53 am

Submission notifications go only to the e-mail that is entered into the Setup pages (Step 3.6). However, when an editor assigns a submission, such as a book review, to a Section Editor, the assigned Section Editor should receive an e-mail notification at that step. Journal Sections can be created in the Journal Management pages, and after creating a Journal Section, you can assign a specific user to be responsible for that section Notifications will then go to that person after the Editor assigns the submission to that person.

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