Editor for author

When the author uploads his article he can choose in which section he wants it to be found. One of our most downloaded journals would like to give the author a second opportunity namely to choose an editor too

Hi @gheharukoh7,

Interesting. I don’t think there’s any way to do this with OJS out of the box, but here are a couple of options of how you could incorporate this:

There is a comments to the Editor box as part of the submission process - you could encourage authors to include the editors’ name there.

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There is the requirement checklist that you can edit in Workflow - Submission - Checklist:

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You could potentially edit this list to include a selection list for the author’s chosen editor. It’s not exactly in line with “Submission requirement” and you’d have to keep it updated, but it could potentially work.

These are just a few suggestions - and use OJS 3.3 (I’m not sure what version you’re using [in the future please include this information in your posts]). They’re not ideal, but may work for your use case. There may be potential to customize the submission process more in future versions of OJS.

Best regards,

PKP Team