As indicated before, ASSAf SPU is in the process of rolling out Open Journal Systems (OJS) for the hosting of SciELO SA journals in need of a web site and online journal management system. These journals will be digitally preserved via Portico. The following two journals are part of the pilot, and a third one will be following soon:
We are currently in the process of training journal editors and other role players. The main page for ASSAf journals is http://journals.assaf.org.za/
Webinar on OJS, 23 October
As part of the role out, we have invited Kevin Stranack, one of the original developers of the software, to present a webinar on OJS. We would like to invite all editors and other role players to attend this webinar, scheduled as part of Open Access Week 2015:
Date: Friday, 23 October 2015
Time: 16:00 – 17:00 SA Time
Venue: Virtual via ASSAf Webinar. More information to be communicated once registered. Help wiki.
Registration: complete the online form – click here. Please register by 22 October 2015. Registration is now closed.
We are looking forward having editors and other role players interested in this software and project attending.