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Open Journal Systems

Open Journal Systems (OJS) is a comprehensive tool for managing the lifecycle of scholarly articles, designed to support open access and peer-reviewed publishing. For authors, OJS simplifies the submission process, providing a clear pathway through submission, peer review, and publication. It enhances their work's visibility and impact by integrating with indexing services and supporting LOCKSS for content preservation. Readers benefit from OJS's commitment to open access, gaining free and perpetual access to cutting-edge research without subscription fees. The platform's reading tools and integration with academic databases enrich the reading experience by connecting users to related content and broader context. Editors are empowered by OJS's editorial-management workflow, which streamlines the review process and ensures the integrity and quality of published content. The modular architecture, with its array of plugins, allows editors to customize their journal's features, including advanced password security, usage statistics, and syndication feeds, to meet the evolving needs of their readership. By incorporating OJS into our publication process, we offer an efficient, secure, and user-friendly platform that supports the dissemination and preservation of academic research for all stakeholders in the scholarly communication process.

How do you submit a paper to OJS as an author?

To submit a paper via OJS, you’ll need to follow these steps:

  1. Register as an author on the OJS platform. For some of the journals (e.g. Megataxa), as the editor register an account for you.
  2. Once logged in, navigate to the ‘User Home’ and select the ‘Author’ role for the journal you wish to submit to.
  3. Click on ‘New Submission’ and follow the step-by-step process, which will guide you through entering metadata, uploading your submission file, and confirming your submission.
  4. After submission, you can track the status of your manuscript through the same author dashboard.

Please refer to detailed submission guidelines for more information on formatting, style, and the peer review process.

Where do you ship your printed version of Journals/Books?

We ship our printed journals and books worldwide from New Zealand. We use economical airmail to ensure your order arrives promptly no matter where you are located. For specific shipping information, rates, and estimated delivery times to your country please contact us directly.

I am a librarian/subscription agency, how do I subscribe to your journals?

As a librarian or subscription agent, you can subscribe to our journals by following these steps:

  1. Send us an email with your subscription request, including the name of the journal, the desired subscription period, and the number of locations for online access if applicable.
  2. Visit our subscriptions page for detailed information on subscription options, pricing, and access arrangements.(
  3. We will respond to your email with all the necessary details to complete your subscription, including payment methods and processing.

For additional assistance, please contact our customer service team.

How can I access the online content of the journals?

Online content can be accessed directly through our website. If you are an individual subscriber or part of an institution with a subscription, you will have access to full texts via IP authentication or your personal login credentials. Open access contents are free to view for everyone!

What is your policy on open access?

We are committed to the dissemination of research and support open-access publishing. We have serval pure open-access journals and some subscription-based journals which require the author to pay a small fee per page (Currently US$20) to gain full open access.

How long does the publication process take after the submission?

The duration of the peer review process can vary depending on the availability of reviewers and the level of revisions required. On average, the process can take anywhere from a few days to several months. We strive to keep authors informed at each stage of the process. However once the accepted paper is at our production office, the remaining time is usually within weeks. On average two-three weeks if the author replies to proofs in time, and properly pre-formatted paper only takes a week.

Can I purchase individual articles rather than a full subscription?

Yes, individual articles are available for purchase for those who do not wish to subscribe to the entire journal. Pricing and access details for individual articles can be found on our subscrption page.

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