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Publishing an Online Open Access Journal

This guide provides advice and resources for faculty, staff, or students who are considering starting an online open access journal. MSU Libraries provides a hosting platform and technical support.

Staffing Your Journal

Publishing a journal is not a solitary endeavor! Ensure that you have a staff that is knowledgeable, dedicated, and large enough to manage the work of creating a professional serial publication. Assign each of them specific roles, and create guidelines and checklists for each role.

Role: Journal Manager

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Role: Issue Editor and Section Editor

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Role: Proofreader

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Role: Layout Editor

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Role: Reviewer

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