University of Alberta Libraries Journal Hosting


Journal Hosting and Publishing

The University of Alberta Libraries provides significant support to over 30 Canadian open access journals through our no-fee hosting service. We provide web hosting for journals using the Open Journal Systems (OJS) publishing software and provide several value-added services, including:

  • OJS software hosting, updates and maintenance
  • Article-level DOI creation and CrossRef registration through the EZID service
  • LOCKSS archival preservation through COPPUL and PKP PLNs
  • Inclusion with the University of Alberta and NEOS library systems, and the EBSCO knowledge base
  • Referrals and assistance to journal managers and editors with journal set-up, management, and discovery of their content

For more information, see the related Memorandum of Understanding and contact Sonya Betz, Digital Initiatives Projects Librarian, sonya.betz@ualberta.ca to discuss whether our service is the right match for your journal.

The Lyceum

The Lyceum "Because the personal is always political." A new academic journal/digest focused on political debate from all views of the spectrum. An interdisciplinary journal, the Lyceum will feature full academic articles in addition to brief, precise written debates concerning the topics of the day most critical to the times and to their importance in furthering political awareness on the U of A campus.

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