Information Services


A collection of user guides, documentation and other publishing resources for users of the journal hosting a service and Open Journal Systems (OJS).

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Using Open Journal Systems (OJS)

Guides for journals using the Library's hosting service:

Also see:

Being a Journal Editor

Peer review

Publication ethics and publication malpractice

Resources for service providers

The resources below may be helpful to libraries and other organisations that provide, or are planning to launch, a hosting or publishing service.

OJS and OMP resources

  • PKP documentation hub – includes OJS 3 user guide, admin guide, GDPR guidebook, theming guide
  • PKP School – collection of free online courses on OJS and journal publishing
  • PKP Community Forumask questions, search for fixes and workarounds, and communicate with PKP and the wider OJS and OMP community
  • PKP-WAL GitHub – check for reported bugs and upcoming features

Upgrading to OJS 3

Other OJS 3 and OMP 3 platforms

Running a library-based publishing service


Library Learning Services

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