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Open Access Journal Hosting

The Library maintains an Open Journal System, a platform which maintains, stores, and automates the publishing process for online, open access journals. The University of Guelph Library currently hosts fifteen open access journals through our Open Journal System:

Open Access Publishing Benefits

Benefits to open access publishing include:

  • Maximized impact of work
  • Retention of rights to work
  • Global distribution and exposure of work
  • Cross-disciplinary readership
  • Increased opportunities for collaboration
  • Faster turnaround time between submission and publication
  • Preservation of work
  • Support of sustainable scholarly communications

If you're interested in hosting an online, open access journal in the Open Journal System, please book an appointment for more information.