Importing reviewer information along with articles

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Importing reviewer information along with articles

Postby lschiff » Tue Sep 06, 2011 3:19 pm


We are trying to import unpublished articles, so want to establish the relationship between a given article and a reviewer in the import process if possible. Has anyone tried this?

Lisa Schiff
California Digital Library
University of California

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Re: Importing reviewer information along with articles

Postby asmecher » Mon Oct 21, 2013 8:15 am

Hi Lisa,

My apologies for the extreme delay in responding -- your post was trapped in a moderation queue we don't generally use.

Currently the import/export tools do not support editorial elements (e.g. reviews, edit assignments, etc.), but we are currently working on plans for OJS 3.0 that include rewriting the current import/export support in a way that can later be more easily extended to editorial aspects. In the meantime, have a look at the assumptions the import/export tools make about content when it is imported: an "Accept" decision will be automatically recorded, for example, but it's still possible to work with the content's workflow data via the UI, e.g assigning reviewers etc.

Alec Smecher
Public Knowledge Project Team

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