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:

  • African Journal of Teacher Education
  • Canadian Society of Landscape Architects
  • Critical Studies in Improvisation
  • Critical Voices: The University of Guelph Book Review Project
  • CSL Leadership Review
  • da Vinci's Notebook
  • Footnotes
  • Guelph Ichthyology Reviews
  • International Review of Scottish Studies
  • Nouvelle Revue Synergies Canada (NRSC)
  • Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Science Practice and Research
  • Recreation and Society in Africa, Asia, and Latin America
  • Review of Higher Education in Africa
  • Studies by Undergraduate Researchers at Guelph
  • Synergies Canada
  • Teaching and Learning Innovations

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 Ask Us for more information.