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Open Access Journals

TTU Libraries provides editorial, technical, and publisher services support for open access journals from the TTU community.

Journal Responsibilities

  1. Day-to-day responsibilities of the journal, including:
    1. Overseeing the editorial processes of the journal, from submission to peer review
    2. Providing and uploading print-ready version of published articles
    3. Obtaining permissions and other documentation needed for publication
    4. Interfacing with readers, authors, and reviewers
  2. Composing the journal’s policies and guidelines to be included on the “About” page.
  3. Completing any supplementary materials (e.g. letter of support for inclusion) required for submission to indexing agencies.
  4. Creating an account for Library representatives on their OJS instance and assign the representatives Journal Manager roles and additional roles, as needed.  We cannot provide certain technical and publisher assistance without having these roles in OJS.
  5. Listing Texas Tech University Libraries as publisher. 

More information available upon request

We are happy to provide additional details if you are interested in working with TTU Libraries on your open access journal. 

General Questions

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