Archiving and LOCKSS

Metadata Sharing

Citation information for articles published using OJS software can be shared automatically for inclusion in other searchable archives using the Open Archive Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). Using the OAI protocol, you can make your content discoverable by search engines such as the OAIster database and WorldCat, as well as a number of other sites.

Standard plugins make it easy to share metadata in special formats required by other service providers such as PubMed and CrossRef.

Digital Preservation

OJS allows you to preserve your journal content forever through the LOCKSS (Lots Of Copies Keeps Stuff Safe) program that offers decentralized and distributed preservation, seamless perpetual access, and preservation of the authentic original version of your content. You can register your journal with the LOCKSS network directly or participate in the PKP Private LOCKSS Network.

Affordable and Sustainable

Open Access Publishing

The Scholarly Exchange® service provides to you a proven platform for your new open access scholarly journal.

Publishing System

We use a feature-rich publishing platform that allows journals to fully manage the administrative and editorial aspects of their journal. We also make sure your content never gets lost by providing daily backups.


Open Access

We are committed to providing research communities a low-barrier resource to share knowledge and ideas through open and responsible collaboration.


Low Cost

Set-up and start your journal risk free with no service fees for the first year. Subsequent year service fees are kept low to ensure you can focus on your journal content and not the cost of producing it.


Quick Startup

Starting a Scholarly Exchange® hosted journal begins with a proposal form and, once submitted, you could be working on creating content within a month.