Open Journal Systems

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


PALNI runs an instance of OJS 3 at

See PALNI Press Journal Publishing Eligibility.

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

OJS User Guide

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.