OJS for Journal Managers

Hello and welcome! This course is designed for people who need to learn how to use OJS quickly. Whether you are starting your own journal or are responsible for setting up a journal for someone else, you’ll find all of the basics covered in this course, as well as pointers toward more advanced topics.

If you work through all of the lessons in this course, you will be able to:

  1. Perform the major tasks required by a Journal Manager in OJS
  2. Analyze and solve common problems that may arise when using OJS
  3. Assist others with their use of OJS
  4. Know where to look for help when you don’t know what to do


Module 1: Introduction to PKP and OJS

Module 2: Registering and Logging In

Module 3: User Home Page

Module 4: Managing Users

Module 5: Creating New Users

Module 6: Setup Step 1

Module 7: Setup Step 2

Module 8: Setup Step 3

Module 9: Setup Step 4

Module 10: Setup Step 5

Module 11: Journal Sections

Module 12: Review Forms

Module 13: Masthead

Module 14: Prepared Emails

Module 15: Reading Tools

Module 16: Stats & Reports

Module 17: System Plugins

Module 18: Plugins: Google Analytics

Module 19: Plugins: Static Pages

Module 20: Plugins: Custom Blocks

Module 21: Getting Help