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Journals@UIC (Journals@University of Illinois at Chicago): About Journals@UIC

About Journals@UIC

About Journals@UIC

Included in the mission of the University Library of the University of Illinois at Chicago is the charge to assist with the dissemination of scholarly activities.  In addition, the UIC University Library supports open access journal publishing. As such, the University Library is establishing a publishing program to advance scholarly knowledge in a cost effective manner.  The University Library is providing an online publishing system called Journals@UIC which will be managed and maintained by the UIC University Library.   

The University of Illinois at Chicago Library provides the storage, software, application expertise, and training required for scholars to host and publish their open-access or subscription based journals.  New journals can establish themselves here or existing journals can move to this environment.


What can Journals@UIC do?

Journals@UIC assists with the management of every stage of the refereed publishing process. Journals@UIC allows editors to manage the journal and its content from author submission to peer review, from copy editing to hosting the finished articles on the Web, as well as tracking subscriptions, indexing, and more.


    • Editors configure journal requirements and focus, sections, review process, instructions to authors.
    • Online submission and management of all content.
    • Subscription module with delayed open access options.
    • Comprehensive indexing of content part of global system.
    • Reading Tools for content, based on field and editors' choice.
    • Email notification and commenting ability for readers.
    • Articles can be published in a variety of formats including HTML, PDF, XML.  The use of GIF and JPEG is supported. Streaming of audio and video is also possible.  The sharing of suplimental files in a variety of formats is also supported.


Where do I start?

To discuss developing a new journal, or moving an existing journal to Journals@UIC, please contact the Scholarly Communications Librarian:

Sandy De Groote
Journals@UIC Administrator & Scholarly Communication Librarian
University of Illinois at Chicago Library

Also see Getting Started with Journals@UIC

Subject Guide

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Sandy DeGroote
Professor & Scholarly Communications Librarian