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Liverpool University Press selects Manuscript Central for Online Journal Management


Liverpool University Press to Manage All Humanities and Social Science Journals with Thomson Reuters

Philadelphia, PA, London, UK – The Scientific business of Thomson Reuters today announced that Liverpool University Press, one of the most prestigious University Presses in Europe, has chosen Manuscript Central to manage all fifteen of their Humanities and Social Science journals. In addition, Liverpool University Press will implement Manuscript Central Optima, which integrates Manuscript Central, EndNote and ISI Web of Science into one seamless application.

Liverpool University Press recently expanded their journal list, providing more market share and exposing them to a wider Humanities and Social Science community. Manuscript Central has a wide variety and long list of Humanities and Social Sciences journal titles, making them the preferred vendor.

“We chose Manuscript Central for our recently expanded journals across the HSS discipline. We knew that Manuscript Central had a good reputation and a large list of clients, which means that the wider community is aware of it as a quality product,” said Robin Bloxsidge, Publisher for Liverpool University Press. “When Manuscript Central and Manuscript Optima were demonstrated, we saw how we could simplify our editorial practices, allow authors to submit manuscripts using EndNote, and link into the ISI Web of Knowledge database. We are delighted at last to have joined Manuscript Central’s modern world of journal submission, peer review, tracking and editing-process control.”

“Liverpool University Press has a celebrated history and far reach within the publishing community, and Manuscript Central is regarded as the premiere choice for online journal management,” said Keith MacGregor, EVP Academic and Government Markets, Thomson Reuters. “This partnership is sure to drive innovation, streamline submissions and deliver solutions to the Humanities and Social Science sector.”

Manuscript Central is an innovative, web-based, database-driven peer review and online submission program for scholarly publishers. For more information about Manuscript Central, visit

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About Liverpool University Press
Founded in 1899 and relaunched as a limited company in 2004, Liverpool University Press has a vigorous and distinctive publishing programme. LUP publishes academic books and journals of high quality on a wide range of subjects including history, literature, art and architecture by authors from around the world. LUP is also a respected publisher of science fiction texts and Liverpool interest titles and publish the acclaimed Public Sculpture of Britain series. For more information, go to


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