Open Journal Systems (OJS) Software

This page contains information and links to resources about OJS version 3.

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PKP Resources

Tutorials from PKP School (free with Wordpress login):

User guides and documentation:

  • Learning OJS 3.3: A Visual Guide to Open Journal Systems -- a concise textual guide with plenty of screenshots, covering OJS website set up and administration, editorial workflow management, and site statistics import & export
  • PKP documentation website -- an all-inclusive guide website for journal publishers and OJS system administrators, periodically updated by information professionals, latest updates including Crossref and DOIs Guide and EU General Data Protection Regulation Guide
  • PKP Community Forum - questions and troubleshooting forum for all OJS users, facilitating keyword searching across the site
  • GDPR Guide for OJS users

TDL Resources

The following resources are available for TDL members who are using, or exploring the use of TDL's Journal Hosting service.

Wiki resources

Testing environment

TDL has a Demo OJS site available for testing at To get login credentials for this site, email the TDL Helpdesk at and provide your name, institution, and email address.

TDL Helpdesk