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Student Journal Publishing

Library Publishing Services

University of Toronto Libraries offers a variety of journal publishing and distribution services, all of which are free to current students. Find out how the library can jumpstart your journal or help your editorial team take your publication to the next level.

If you are interested in having your existing journal collected by the University of Toronto Libraries or Archives, please contact heather.buchansky@utoronto.ca


Journal Production Services

Journal Production Services (JPS) is a journal hosting service provided by the University of Toronto Libraries. Based on Open Journal Systems, this journal management and publishing platform assists with every stage of the refereed publishing process, from submissions through online publication.

JPS can assist with:

  • Setting up a journal using OJS
  • Technical support and troubleshooting
  • Access to training resources

To get started with JPS, check out the Journal Publishing Guide

To learn more, please contact jps@library.utoronto.ca


Copyright and Scholarly Communications Office

The Scholarly Communications and Copyright Office (SCCO) supports excellence in research, teaching, and learning at the University of Toronto by building awareness around a range of copyright and scholarly communications issues.

Scholarly Communications can assist with:

  • Open access publishing
  • Publisher agreements and author rights retention
  • Compliance with the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy
  • Understanding and obtaining copyright permissions
  • Research metrics

To learn more, please contact copyright@library.utoronto.ca


University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services

The University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services (UTARMS) is responsible for the preservation and use of University records and the records of individuals and organizations associated with the University. UTARMS acquires student journals and is interested in adding more to its historical resources.

UTARMS can assist with:

  • Preserving back issues of student journals (print copies preferred)
  • Offering advice and assistance on digitization

To learn more, please contact utarms@list.library.utoronto.ca