Free eBook - The Open Access Journal Starter Kit

Want to learn what it takes to launch a successful open access journal? You've come to the right place! This OA Journal Starter Kit covers all the information you need to get an OA journal off the ground, cultivate a readership, and attract submissions and reviewers during the first year of publication.

With This OA Journal Starter Kit You'll Learn How To:

  • Position your journal to stand out in the crowd
  • Create a publishing schedule and editorial plan
  • Acquire journal and article level identifiers
  • Develop a copyright policy
  • Generate publication funding
  • Make your content searchable and index ready
  • Promote and market your journal

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The Open Access Starter Kit by Scholastica is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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