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Migrate an existing journal to Open Journal Systems (OJS)

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Alternatively, submit your request [.doc] by escholarship.library [at] (email).

If you’re interested in having your journal hosted by McGill Library, please take a moment to fill out the appropriate form. Once we’ve received the form, a member of our Scholarly Communications team will be in touch shortly to discuss next steps. If you have any questions, send an email to escholarship.library [at]

Your information
Journal information
How many issues are published annually? In addition to regular articles, what other features/sections does the journal include?
What is the motivation for moving the journal to OJS? What does the journal hope to achieve by this transition?
What disciplines and sub-disciplines are covered? Identify the ‘core’ target market(s) for your journal.
Who are the editors of this journal? How is the editorial board structured?
Backfile information
Are there plans to migrate previous back issues to the OJS?
If yes, please list the format (e.g. PDF, word document etc.). If no, do you have copyright clearance to post the articles electronically?
Additional information
Does your journal currently have an ISSN (International Standard Serial Number)?
What is the current review structure, please check any that apply? Note: If the review structure is dependent on the section, please list the section with the review process it uses below.

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