OJS @ Queen's University

Publish and manage your online journal with OJS. Open Journal Systems (OJS) is open source software installed by Queen's University Library for use by Queen's faculty and staff wishing to publish an online open-access or subscription-based journal. OJS supports all aspects of journal publishing including peer review, tracking subscriptions, copy editing, etc. OJS is a research and development initiative of the Public Knowledge Project. Its continuing development is currently overseen by a partnership among the University of British Columbia, the Simon Fraser University Library, and the Canadian Center for Studies in Publishing.

COLAJ: Canadian Online Library and Archives Journal

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Federalism-E is an electronic student journal about federalism and multi-level governance put forth in collaboration between l’Université Laval and Queen’s University. This annual journal will publish papers by undergraduate students, which are reviewed by an editorial board composed of their peers, in both English and French languages.It is a bilingual, undergraduate electronic journal about federalism with a mandate to provide a forum to encourage research and scholarly debate with respect to a wide variety of issues concerning federalism, such as political philosophy, multi-level governance and inter-governmental relations. Research conducted spans a wide variety of issues and promulgates a similar variety of opinions. The journal's aim is to create an atmosphere of debate and investigation to highlight the multi-faceted study of federalism and the utility in doing so.

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Encounters in Theory and History of Education

Encounters in Theory and History of Education / Rencontres en Théorie et Histoire de l'Éducation is an interdisciplinary journal that serves as a forum to present and discuss theory and history of education in a global space, encouraging an intellectual-inquiry perspective. It welcomes papers that are methodologically and historiologically reflective or have a critical perspective, and which could open new lines of thought or ways of approaching knowledge.

Since its origins in 2000, Encounters has had a transnational character and in line with its history, publishes papers either in Spanish, English, or French and welcomes contributions from scholars working in Spain and Latin America. Encounters began in 2000 as a journal that attempted to generate a dialogue among educational researchers from Canada, Spain and Latin America in light of internationalization and economic globalization. Rosa Bruno-Jofré (Queen’s University) and Gonzalo Jover Olmeda (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) were co-founding editors. Until 2011, the journal was co-sponsored by the Faculty of Education at Queen’s University and the Department of Theory and History of Education, Faculty of Education, Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Since 2011, it has been solely sponsored by the Faculty of Education at Queen’s University, where it has been located since its origins, and is the journal of the interdisciplinary research group: Theory and History of Education International Research Group.

The journal is indexed in the following databases:

  • EBSCOhost
  • Basede datos ISOC 
  • Dialnet 
  • DICE 
  • DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals 
  • Latindex 
  • Clasificación Integrada de Revistas Científicas 
  • IBSS: International Bibliography of the Social Sciences
  • Scholars Portal Journals 

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Federal Governance

The journal is an international online graduate journal about the theory and practice of federalism and publishes its articles on a rolling basis. It is the first graduate journal of federalism with an international team of editors, referees and professors behind it. Allied with the Forum of Federations and founding partner, Institute of Intergovernmental Relations at Queen’s University; Federal Governance aims to contribute to a global dialogue on federalism.

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GEMS (Gender, Education, Music, and Society), the on-line journal of GRIME (Gender Research in Music Education)

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Historical Studies in Education/Revue d'histoire de l'éducation

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Ideas in Ecology and Evolution

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Immediate Science Ecology

Immediate Science Ecology is an editorial-reviewed, open-access, electronic journal published at Queen’s University.  Opportunity for post-publication peer review and detailed download statistics are provided.  Undergraduate honor’s students, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows publish free of charge.

The primary goal of Immediate Science Ecology (ISE pronounced ‘eyes’) is to accelerate the rate of discovery in ecology.  This can be achieved through at least the three following pathways: discovery, documentation, and development.  All submissions are first identified as empirical or review.  Then, accordingly, the authors must identify both in the submission and in the keywords whether the article is forwarding ecology via discovery (preliminary or exploratory study), documentation (confirmatory study or refutation of previous studies), or development (a standard study).  The former two instances accelerate discovery in ecology by providing both the substrate for additional research developments and an accurate picture of the research conducted to date to the community so as to avoid repetition by others of work formerly unpublished and largely unknown.  The latter category enhances synthesis and research by providing a niche for studies that need to be published very quickly so as to inform the community or public about important findings. Any level of biological organization including humans is considered.

ISE is searchable though Google Scholar, and by using any Open Archives Initiative (OAI) compliant metadata harvester.  Google Scholar also tracks number of citations and lists citations for articles published herein.

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International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship

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International Journal of Engineering, Social Justice, and Peace

The International Journal of Engineering, Social Justice, and Peace is dedicated to the theory and practice of engineering that extends social justice and peace in the world. Our approach works toward engineering practices that enhance gender, racial, class, and cultural equity and are democratic, non-oppressive, and non-violent. More

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Journal of Critical Race Inquiry

Journal of Critical Race Inquiry is a copyrighted, peer-reviewed, open-access electronic journal that seeks to advance Canadian and international scholarship on race and racialization.

JCRI was founded in 2009 at Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada) where its academic home is in the Department of Gender Studies. 

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Refractions: Journal of Interdisciplinary History

A new undergraduate journal in the Department of History at Queen's University.

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Proceedings of Science Open Reviewed

Proceedings of Science Open Reviewed is a new peer-reviewed, open-access, electronic journal — run by researchers for researchers — providing rapid, low cost publication of discovery and commentary in the natural sciences, health sciences, and social sciences.  Proc SciOR is published at Queen’s University, Canada, where — for its advisory editorial board — it draws from the Queen’s community of over 400 researchers.

Proc SciOR accepts submissions that are open peer-reviewed (non-blind) from authors registered with Science Open Reviewed — using an author-directed peer-review (ADPR) model.  Submissions therefore are already peer-reviewed and accompanied by reviewer reports — also registered with Science Open Reviewed.  Papers are published online as primary articles immediately following editor evaluation and approval of reviewer qualifications, reviewer reports, and routine screening for fraud check and author/reviewer conflicts of interest, plus any revision necessary to meet the journal’s formatting requirements and standards of quality for English and data (e.g. figure) presentation.

REVIEWERS for primary articles are also registered with Science Open Reviewed, and for accepted papers their names and affiliations are listed conspicuously—under separate subtitle—directly below the author name(s) in the published article. Reviewers are also invited to submit a commentary (response paper / opinion piece) inspired by their review of the published Proc SciOR article, or by their review of an article (wherein they are acknowledged as a reviewer) published in any other journal.  These reviewer commentaries are reviewed by Advisory Editors of Proc SciOR, who may also consult with external reviewers.  No author fees are charged for publication of reviewer commentaries that respond to primary articles published in Proc SciOR.  Reviewers for Proc SciOR must hold a PhD or be registered as a PhD student at an accredited institution. Proc SciOR also supports post-publication peer-review, where logged-in users (identifited by name) can post comments on individual articles.

TURN YOUR BLOG POSTING INTO A PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLE — In addition to original research reports and review papers, Proc SciOR also publishes your commentary/opinion pieces as cite-able peer-reviewed articles with doi numbers, together with published reviewer commentaries, plus post-publication peer-review through posted blog-style reader comments. If you already have a great blog posting, you can regard it as a 'pre-print', and turn it into a citable peer-reviewed article in Proc SciOR using the author-directed peer-review community at Science Open Reviewed.  Perhaps some of the good reader comments on your original blog post will also point to possibilities for coauthors on your submission to Proc SiOR.

AUTHOR FEES (article processing charges) — currently only CAN $99 ($49 for grad students and postdocs) — are collected for cost recovery only, thus helping to maximize author funds available to support students, postdocs and front-line research costs (rather than the profit margins of commercial publishers).

Proc SciOR is a participating member of LOCKSS ('Lots Of Copies Keep Stuff Safe'), which creates a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. Proc SciOR is searchable through Google Scholar, and by using any Open Archives Initiative (OAI) compliant metadata harvester. Google Scholar also tracks number of citations and lists citations for articles published in Proc SciOR.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

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Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association

Conference Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association  (CEEA). The proceedings will include proceedings of the Canadian Design Engineering Nework (CDEN) and the Canadian Congress on Engineering Education (C2E2)

Currently Available: CEEA 2010-present, CDEN/C2E2 2004-09. For more information and inquiries contact proceedings@ceea.ca

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Surveillance & Society

The international, interdisciplinary, open access, peer-reviewed journal of Surveillance Studies.

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Test Journal

A journal about stuff

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