American Psychological Association selects Lumina Datamatics as a core full-service journal production partner

The American Psychological Association has selected Lumina Datamatics as one of its core full-service journal composition partners, enabling APA to manage more efficiently its portfolio of prestigious scholarly journals spanning the breadth and depth of psychology. Lumina will implement its innovative production workflow solutions – CAPS – Content Authoring and Publishing System and BluPencil its online proofing system to support direct manuscript updates by authors.

APA’s mission is to promote the advancement, communication, and application of psychological science and knowledge to benefit society and improve lives. APA has a long history of utilizing psychology to make a positive impact on critical societal issues and has set standards across psychology, from providing ethical guidelines for conducting research to developing APA Style for communicating research and theory.

Lumina has proven capabilities to help accelerate publishing cycle-time and deliver the highest quality content. Lumina Datamatics will provide APA with a complete range of journal production services including project management, editing, typesetting, art and digital outputs.

“APA looks forward to partnering with Lumina Datamatics to produce some of the journal content we publish,” says Rose Sokol-Chang, PhD, Publisher of the APA Journals program. “APA is known for publishing high-quality content, and this partnership will no doubt contribute to that long-standing tradition. In particular, we are excited to offer our authors a streamlined online proofing process with Lumina Datamatics, part of our commitment to supporting our authors through the entire publication process.”

“We are honoured to be associated with APA as a core full-service Journal production partner and look forward to providing our technological solutions and people expertise to make this partnership a great success,” says Vidur V Bhogilal, Vice-Chairman, Lumina Datamatics.