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Vanderbilt libraries offers Open Journal Systems training May 9

May. 7, 2018, 1:27 PM

Vanderbilt libraries will host an Open Journal Systems training on Wednesday, May 9, from 2 to 5 p.m. in Central Library, Room 418A. All are invited to attend.

Open Journal Systems, part of the Public Knowledge Project, is an open-source platform for creating and maintaining journals. The software includes website management, customizable look and feel, peer-review processes, and submission processes. Using OJS for journal management is completely free as part of a service provided by the Vanderbilt libraries.

Learn more about open journals hosted by Vanderbilt libraries. >>

Topics covered at the May 9 training will include the following:

  • OJS site management
  • OJS journal management
  • Setting up a new journal
  • Journal roles (journal manager, editor, reviewer, etc.)
  • Creating journal policies
  • Customizing the look and feel of a journal
  • Creating and publishing a journal issue
  • The submission process – managing the peer-review process for submissions, copy editing, production, and scheduling for publication

For questions, please contact Elisabeth Shook.