ARPHA offers a choice of two interconnected but independently functioning journal publishing workflows:
ARPHA-DOC: Document-based submission, peer review and publication workflow.
ARPHA-XML: Entirely XML-based collaborative authoring, peer-review, and publication workflow.
ARPHA provides journals with a one-stop, end-to-end, publishing solution, from submission to publication and distribution, along with a set of human-provided services to choose from. Journal owners, managing and technical editors will benefit from not having to go through multiple platforms and service providers. The journal management is supported by several key services, among the other features offered by ARPHA:
Authors and readers will benefit from a new level of visibility and interaction with the published content, among the perks being:
Why choose ARPHA?
Newly established journals can have their logo, branding identity, website design and infrastructure setup developed through ARPHA. While enjoying the perks of an end-to-end workflow and enhanced open access publishing, they will also be able to minimise risks by choosing to pay only for what they have published.
Examples: Rethinking Ecology, established in 2016
ARPHA can supply a modernised look-and-feel, while respecting a journal’s established identity. Alongside its advanced publishing technologies and comprehensive accompanying services, the platform offers consultancy in transitioning to Open Access.
For larger publishers and University presses, ARPHA is enabled to host their full portfolio of journals featured on an individually designed publisher’s platform. Organised on a per-journal manuscript submission and management basis, the platform allows the streamlining of work and reduction in turnaround times, while enjoying next-generation publishing technologies and services.