Openjournals provides a professional OpenAccess publishing platform for scholarly, peer-reviewed journals.


  • July 6, 2022

    Openjournals joins PKP Sprint 2022

    The openjournals team participated in the PKP Sprint 2022 in Helsinki on 15 and 16 June. PKP (Public Knowledge Project) is the organisation that develops the open source software for the Open Journals Systems (OJS). This software is used by the openjournals platforms and by more than 25,000 scientific journals worldwide.

    During a sprint, developers and users come together to discuss a number of problems or wishes and devise and develop a solution on the spot. In addition, this sprint was an opportunity to exchange experiences with representatives of other national platforms or journal editors. More and more universities and other scientific organisations are taking the publication process into their own hands in order to contribute to open science.

  • New journal: Tijdschrift voor Onderwijspraktijkstudies (TOPS)

    On 3 June, the new journal Tijdschrift voor Onderwijspraktijkstudies (TOPS) was launched during a festive online meeting. TOPS publishes articles for anyone with an interest in practice-based research and its added value for educational practice. TOPS focuses on reaching educational researchers, current and future teachers and school leaders, administrators, teacher trainers and policymakers. Articles in TOPS are aimed at all sectors of (special) education, primary and secondary schools, vocational schools, universities of applied sciences and higher education.

  • May 18, 2022

    Dutch Journal of Applied Linguistics registered in DOAJ

    The “Dutch Journal of Applied Linguistics” has been accepted for registration by the “Directory of Open Access Journals” ( DOAJ’s mission is to increase the visibility, accessibility, reputation, usage and impact of quality, peer-reviewed, open access scholarly research journals. DOAJ registration is regarded as an important and widely accepted quality stamp and therefore this (future) registration is a requirement for journals hosted on openjournals. The DOAJ website contains a detailed list of criteria for inclusion of journals.

  • May 11, 2022

    New journal: Ecclesial Futures

    The journal Ecclesial Futures is available at openjournals since May 12 2022. This journal publishes research and theological reflections on development and change in local Christian communities and the systems that support them. Ecclesial Futures is an international and ecumenical journal that takes an interdisciplinary approach to theological research and reflections. The journal was previously published by Wipf and Stock Publishers and those volumes are now also available via openjournals.

  • April 21, 2022

    Special Collections

    It is possible to bundle selected articles as a special collection (or special issue). For example, articles that deal with the same subject, but which were published in different issues. Or articles that are all linked to a conference. A number of journals on openjournals make use of these possibilities, such as  Historical Life Course Studies, LIBER Quarterly and Journal for the History of Knowledge. Should you be interested to use this feature for your journal, do not hesitate to contact the open journals team.

  • April 8, 2022

    Journal Handelingen added to

    The journal Handelingen has recently joined the openjournals platform. Handelingen makes a valuable contribution to the professional practice of pastors, spiritual counsellors and other academics who wish to deepen their reflection on the religious and philosophical aspects of their own professional practice. The journal has existed for about 50 years and until now had limited online access. The journal is now published by Radboud University Press as a diamond open access publication, via the openjournals platform.

  • February 16, 2022

    Indexing services

    It is important for academic journals to reach an interested audience. In that process, indexing services such as Web-of-Science (Clarivate) and Scopus (Elsevier) play an important role. These services use sophisticated search engines to present readers papers of interest. Sometimes journals have to apply for inclusion in their databases. Moreover, some services apply stringent criteria and a lengthy review process. Openjournals can assist in starting this application process.

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  • New journal

    The aim of the journal Aesthetic Investigations is to develop contemporary debates in the philosophy of aesthetics, and initiate new ones—and to do this from any available angle.

  • New journal

    Tijdschrift voor onderwijspraktijkstudies (TOPS) is a digital publication for and about practice-based educational research in the Netherlands. The journal offers educational researchers, students and professionals active in all sectors of education a platform to publish their research in open access.

  • New journal

    Ecclesial Futures is an international and ecumenical journal with an inter-disciplinary understanding of its approach to theological research and reflection; the core disciplines being theology, missiology and ecclesiology. The journal fills an important reflective space between the academy and on-the-ground practice within the field of mission studies, ecclesiology and the so-called ‘missional church’.

  • New journal

    Handelingen is a valuable contribution to the professional practice of pastors, spiritual carers and other academics who wish to deepen their reflection on the religious and philosophical aspects of their own professional practice. Handelingen wants to offer enthusiastic professionals a substantive orientation for their interaction with church members, clients or staff in the areas of faith, spirituality, meaning, life orientation and community building.



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