As part of the commitment to increasing open access to research, the UF Libraries are using Open Journal Systems (OJS) within the statewide installation of Florida Online Journals (Florida OJ) to provide online hosting for academic journals for UF scholars. The OJS system has a highly configurable system for editorial workflows with features including:
The Publishing with Florida OJ LibGuide is a good resource to share with UF scholars interested in a journal publishing partnership with the UF Libraries.
To request a journal using Florida Online Journals, those responsible for the journal content should first meet with their Liaison Librarian and the UF Library's journal publishing team, lead by Chelsea Johnston. The publishing MOU must be completed before a journal site is established in Florida Online Journals. More background information for Liaison Librarians is available in this Checklist which you can review with interested UF faculty, staff or students.
Information required to launch a journal in Florida Online Journals:
1. Name of your journal:
2. Name for the URL for your journal (in the form of http://journals.fcla.edu/[abbreviationornamehere]
3. Signed MOU (See the panel below)
Please contact Chelsea Johnston (firstname.lastname@example.org), the Scholarly Repository Librarian to assist you in this process.
Follow-up & Workflow Process: Once the first issue of the journal is online, the service team workflow includes the steps detailed in the internal documentation.
The document linked below needs to be completed as part of process for setting up your journal with the open journal system. If you have any questions about the Memorandum of Understanding and the responsibilities outlined therein, please contact the OJS liaisons listed at the right or your departmental library liaison.