Open Journal Systems


PALNI runs an instance of OJS 3 at

See PALNI Press Journal Publishing Eligibility.

To get started: fill out the form to Request an open access publication project consultation. You can also email the Publishing Services Admin Team at

About OJS

Open Journal Systems (OJS) is an open source software application for managing and publishing scholarly journals.  OJS can be used to publish:

  • Faculty journals
  • Student journals
  • Academic community journals
  • Newsletters and other serialized content

PKP OJS User Documentation: This user documentation is detailed and illustrated. It explains how to set up a journal, manage roles and permissions, publish articles and issues, display them on your journal website, and more.

OJS Training Videos: This playlist features user-made Open Journal Systems (OJS) 3 videos in English. Topics in this playlist include Submission, Journal Management, Peer Review, Production, Import/Export, Customizations, DOAJ, ORCID and Google Scholar.

OJS Accessibility:  This webpage links to an accessibility statement for the 3.3+ default theme. The PKP Accessibility Interest Group project is another helpful reference.