Step One: Details

General Information

This form provides general details about your journal, including the name, abbreviation, address, print or online ISSNs, and DOI. The Journal Title, Journal Initials, and Journal Abbreviation fields are mandatory. OJS provides links to the ISSN web site and CrossRef, if you wish to learn more about ISSNs and DOIs.

Figure 4.3. Setup Step 1.1: General Information

Setup Step 1.1: General Information

Principal Contact

You must list the primary journal contact here. Any outgoing emails will typically be sent care of this person. Name and email fields are mandatory.

Figure 4.4. Setup Step 1.2: Principal Contact

Setup Step 1.2: Principal Contact

Technical Support Contact

You must supply a name and email for your technical support contact. This contact information will be presented for contact purposes in key areas throughout the system, and will be available from About the Journal.

Figure 4.5. Setup Step 1.3: Technical Support Contact

Setup Step 1.3: Technical Support Contact

Email Identification

OJS makes extensive use of internal email forms. This signature will appear on the bottom of all emails sent by the system. You can also enter a bounce address (if the allow_envelope_sender configuration option is enabled in where any undeliverable email messages will be sent.

Figure 4.6. Setup Step 1.4: Email Identification

Setup Step 1.4: Email Identification


The following three forms (1.5, 1.6, 1.7) will add information to the About the Journal section of your journal web site, under Journal Sponsorship.

You can specify publisher information in the first form.

Figure 4.7. Setup Step 1.5: Publisher

Setup Step 1.5: Publisher

Sponsoring Organizations

You can add information about any sponsoring organizations your journal might have in Step 1.6. Additional organizations can be added by clicking the "Add Sponsoring Organization" button

Figure 4.8. Setup Step 1.6: Sponsoring Organizations

Setup Step 1.6: Sponsoring Organizations

Sources of Support

You can add any sources of support in Step 1.7. Additional sources can be added by clicking the "Add Contributor" button

Figure 4.9. Setup Step 1.7: Sources of Support

Setup Step 1.7: Sources of Support

Search Engine Indexing

This optional section will allow you to add hidden HTML metatags to your journal's web pages. Accurate information here can increase your visibility in search engines such as Google.

Figure 4.10. Setup Step 1.8: Search Engine Indexing

Setup Step 1.8: Search Engine Indexing

Journal History

This section will display information about the history of your journal on the About page.

Figure 4.11. Setup Step 1.9: Journal History

Setup Step 1.9: Journal History