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Further information about the journal hosting service

Investigation of OJS as software to provide a journal hosting service began in the Library in 2010 and started as a pilot project. The service is now staffed by members of the Repository and Open Access services team within the Digital Research division. We have 8 journals which are currently being hosted on our OJS platform, and another hosted externally. The journals are a mix of student and staff-led projects; new titles and transfers of existing print titles to electronic delivery; and have a range of publication schedules. They have provided good case studies to inform future projects and development of the service.

Current journals

In addition we support an externally-hosted journal: Contemporary Voices: St Andrews Journal of International Relations


Take down policy

Journals hosted on the OJS platform are encouraged to make every effort to ensure that published content does not infringe any applicable UK laws. However if you believe any content is illegal, please read our Journal hosting takedown policy (PDF, 94 KB).

Related Repository services

The Journal Hosting Service is part of a set of services to provide research support in the areas of scholarly communication and open access. Other related services are St Andrews Research Repository which is the University's open access digital research repository. The repository provides access to the full text of University research outputs, and is closely linked to the University's Research Information System PURE (Research information system) which captures all research related activity. The Library also offers support on how to make your publications open access and how to comply with Research funders policies on open access.

Repository services staff are delivering other examples of hosted publications through the St Andrews Research Repository platform. These include: