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RADAR @ AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library: Journal Publishing

RADAR is the Institutional Repository for the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.

Journal Publishing at AUC Woodruff Library

AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library publishes journals and scholarship from all four AUC member institutions. AUC faculty and students can publish journals on our institutional repository, RADAR, or using Open Journal Systems software, provided by the library.  Currently available journals can be accessed on our journal menu page.

Publish your journal with us!

For more information or to discuss your journal publishing needs, please contact Digital Services Department Staff.

Publishing Your Journal in Open Journal Systems


Open Journal Systems (OJS) is an open-source software platform developed by the Public Knowledge Project, based at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia.  OJS is a comprehensive journal management tool and is perfect for building a journal from start to finish.  Some of OJS's benefits include:

  • Flexible and configurable editorial workflow
  • Online submission and management of all content
  • Integration with Crossref, ORCiD, and the Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Responsive reader front-end with a selection of free themes and designs

For more information on OJS and its features, please visit the OJS webpage.

Learning to Use OJS

Open Journal Systems has an excellent array of training materials available for users.  Public Knowledge Project has created an entire website devoted to preparing users to create high-quality journals that follow best practices.  PKP School is free to use and presents the material in easily-digestible chunks.  All you need to do is register a free account with the site.  We recommend the following modules for those interested in starting or continuing their journal on our OJS platform:

For help or a more customized training experience, please contact the Digital Services Department to schedule a consultation.

Publishing Your Journal In RADAR

RADAR is a great choice for journal editors/publishers who do not need or want an online journal management workflow but wish to publish their final version online.  In other words, the journal editor would prepare a final PDF copy of the journal and submit it to for upload to RADAR.  Here are some examples of journals using RADAR to publish their online versions: