Glossary

Current Issue

The Current Issue is the issue that appears on the front page of your OJS site. When a new issue is published, it is automatically set as Current Issue. However, you can manually set the Current Issue through the Back Issues page in the back end.

galley

The galley is the final form of the article - editing, copy edited, and laid out - that is posted to the OJS site for reading.

issue

Along with submissions, one of the building blocks of OJS. All submissions (articles, reviews, editorials, etc.) must be assigned to an issue in order to be published.

issues
OJS

Open Journal System - the journal publishing software developed by PKP and used by York University Libraries to host journals.

QuickSubmit

QuickSubmit is a tool for uploading submissions that bypasses all stages of the workflow

submission

Along with issues, submissions are a key element in OJS. "Submission" is a generic term that includes articles, book reviews, and art. In the back end, a submission has a Workflow and a Production tab. Once published, a submission has its own web page with metadata and one or more galleys.

submissions
YDJ

York Digital Journals - the York University Libraries program that provides journal hosting services.

License

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OJS for YDJ by Tomasz Mrozewski is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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