Sara is one the researchers at New York University who needs a web application system so that she can manage her department publications. In other word, a Web-based information system for management of scientific electronic journals and books is presented. Journal management requires exchange of information between many participants in the publishing process, including authors, reviewers, editors, and collectors. Each participant in the process plays a different role, and cooperates with other participants.
How We Work
The Web system is implemented using open source solutions on the Linux platform. A three-tiered information system architecture has been used. An object oriented PHP (PHP hypertext preprocessor) is used as a server side scripting language to implement the business logic. A database management system is provided by MySQL, although database connection abstraction is utilized.
We Will Be Useful to You
Apache Web server is used together with SSL encryption mechanism to provide HTML content to end-user. The system is currently in use for editorial support of an international scientific journal and the initial results have been encouraging.