Sunday, 22 February 2015

Starting a journal - Getting Published


Publishing systems

  1. Public Knowledge Project (PKP) offers the freely available open-source software Online Journal System (OJS) and provide links to guides on setting up a publishing system.
    PKP operates through a partnership between The Simon Fraser University
    Library, The Stanford University School of Education,  Simon Fraser
    University's Canadian Centre for Studies in Publishing , The University
    of Pittsburgh, and the California Digital Library. PKP is responsible
    for the development Open Journal Systems. There are more than 10,000 installations of OJS worldwide.
  2. Cornell University Library, DPubS:
    Digital Publishing System, is described as: an open-source software
    system designed to enable the organization, presentation, and delivery
    of scholarly journals, monographs, conference proceedings, and other
    common and evolving means of academic discourse.
  3. E-Journal Drupal
    This module is a production publishing system. It allows creation and
    control of electronic (and possibly printed) journals in Drupal. The
    module provides issue management, basic user and access control,
    vocabularies and archives. It was inspired by Open Journal System which
    is an open-source online submission and manuscript tracking system.
  4. Berkeley Electronic Press' Digital Commons and eJournalPress.
  5. OR contact a publisher to explore having them publish your journal,
    such as Allen Press, Wiley Blackwell, Springer, BioMedCentral, Elsevier

The Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) web site has excellent resources to help with campus based publishing partnerships, available from the site: Campus-based publishing partnerships: A guide to critical issues.
The site also includes resources on strategic planning; product
development; non-profit market participation; demonstrating value;
collaboration issues; campus-based publishing reports; and business

Starting an Open Access Journal: a step-by-step guide by Dr Martin Paul Eve

Starting a journal - Getting Published - UQ Library Guides at University of Queensland Library

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