OA Journal Publishing Resource Index 6: Technical Platform

Open Access

6.1 Format Issues

University of Michigan Scholarly Publishing Office, Choosing a Publishing Model…

6.2 Hosting and Platform Options

Sutton –,

Solomon, pp. 71 – 85

PLoS (2004), pp.6 – 7

Shapiro (2005) provides a brief overview on launching an online peer reviewed journal using OJS.

Cyzyk and Choudhury (2008),
Evaluates four platforms capable of supporting open access journals:

DPubS (Digital Publishing System) (Cornell and Penn State)
GNU EPrints (University of Southampton)
Hyperjournal (Net7 and University of Pisa)
Open Journal System (University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser)
Open Access Scholarly Information Sourcebook, “Tools & Platforms,”…

6.3 Visibility and Discoverability

Solomon, pp. 127 – 139.

Stranack (2006),

6.3.1 Sample indexing policies

University of Pittsburgh ULS E-Journal Publishing,
6.4 Digital Archiving & Preservation

Sutton 2.1.3,

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