Friday, September 14, 2007

OJS in a day workshop (Burnaby, BC, Canada)

"OJS in a Day" Workshop - Tuesday, October 9, 2007
9:30 - 3:30
Location: Simon Fraser University, Burnaby

This session will provide an overview of the Open Journal Systems (OJS) online publication management software (, including the publishing process, peer review and editorial workflow, web site customization, and tips for increasing journal visibility. Aimed at new journal managers, editors, librarians, and others interested in learning about this open source software that is developed and maintained at the SFU Library and used around the world. This will be a hands-on session conducted in a computer lab.

The presenter will be Kevin Stranack, a librarian with the Public Knowledge Project at the Simon Fraser University Library. He works with editors, publishers, and librarians from around the world on the use of open source software for open access publishing, and is the author of "OJS in an Hour",
"OCS in an Hour", "Getting Found, Staying Found", and other documents published by the Project. Kevin is a frequent presenter at library and information technology conferences, including the Canadian Library Association, the British Columbia Library Association, Access, BCNet, NetSpeed, and others.

Free to SFU faculty, staff and students.
$100 CAD for non-SFU participants, payable by cheque, money order, or credit card.

Pre-registration is required. Spaces are limited. Please email to register.

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