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Starting an OA journal

Put it on!
The University Library runs a server with the publishing system Open Journal Systems (OJS). Editorial staff at Lund University are welcome to use the system for OA publishing of existing, or recently started, publications. The University Library offers – free of charge – the server space and system, start-up support and some technical support.

The OJS system, a free software (GPL) application developed by the Public Knowledge Project, manages the entire publication process, from submission of manuscripts and peer reviews to full text publishing and archiving. Metadata management increases the online findability of the journal articles.

Our OJS website,, hosts both retrodigitised journals (for example Tidskrift för rättssociologi) and journals of which new issues are published on a regular basis (for example Högre utbildning) – take a look!

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For questions about the publication process, bibliometrics, research data, open access, etcetera., please contact:

publicera [at]

For questions about LUCRIS, please contact:

servicedesk [at]

Related information

See the terms and conditions for our service in the Journal hosting agreement (pdf).