Take your scholarly journals further with Scholastica

Solutions to help you meet the highest publishing standards sustainably

Plan S, Core Open Access Publishing Standards & Scholastica. Here's what we're doing to help journals comply with Plan S and meet the highest open access publishing standards.
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Easy-to-integrate solutions to help you streamline your entire journal publishing process

Modular publishing software and services you can mix and match

Whether you're looking for a peer review system, typesetting and proofing service, hosting solution, or all three, we have the options you need. Scholastica's modular software and services can be used alone or integrated to help you simplify journal and vendor workflows.

Time and cost-saving solutions for publishers of any size

Scholastica's journal solutions make it possible for publishers of any size to meet the latest industry standards while saving time and costs. Our software and services come with the core functionality and automation opportunities you need to streamline journal operations.

Full software support and instant access to improvements

With Scholastica you don't have to worry about software maintenance or upgrades. We offer full support for all of our users and universally apply software improvements as they become available, so you don't have to wait for new version releases or install updates.

Happier and more efficient editors, authors, and reviewers

Our software is designed with users in mind, with an intuitive interface, mobile-friendly pages, and unlimited free support for editors, authors, and reviewers. Scholastica makes it easy to track work across one or multiple journals to ensure everything is flowing as it should.

Here to support you in the transition to sustainable open access publishing

At Scholastica, we're committed to supporting sustainable, high-quality open access journal publishing. Our mission is to help lower the cost of scholarship, and we're doing that by making it easy and affordable to meet core publishing standards and comply with initiatives like Plan S.

Get the high-quality metadata you need without technical hassles

Producing quality article-level metadata is easier with Scholastica. We automatically generate rich machine-readable XML metadata in the JATS standard for journals using our hosting platform and production service, including copyright, funder details, and persistent identifiers.

Integrate with major discovery services and archives in a few clicks

Using Scholastica, you can set up integrations with leading discovery services and archives in just a few clicks, including Crossref, DOAJ, and Portico. We take care of properly formatting your XML and automatically making metadata deposits with no work on your part.

$271 per article. $4,338 per year.

Example of the cost to publish an open access journal using Scholastica software and services


Peer Review System

For 50 submissions per year


OA Publishing Platform

For one year of publishing


Production Service

For 16 typeset articles, dependent on word count/figures/tables

Success stories from Scholastica users

Bond University migrates to Scholastica's publishing platform to make its journals fully digital

In this interview Bond University Scholarly Publications & Copyright Manager Antoinette Cass and Publications Officer Doreen Taylor discuss why they chose to migrate the journals to Scholastica's publishing platform and what the transition was like.

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Streamlined peer review and PubMed-ready XML: How SMRJ is using Scholastica to grow

Since making the switch to Scholastica, the Spartan Medical Research Journal has found that its peer review process is smoother for editors and authors, its digital reading experience is more engaging, and the journal has the XML it needs to pursue new indexing opportunities.

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New features all the time!

We're always looking for ways to make your user experience better. Check out our latest improvements for authors and editors:

Check out all the New Features posts on our blog!

Powerful journal solutions individually or together

See how Scholastica’s modular software and services can help you reach your journal goals.