Alternative publication models
If you publish a after the publication of the – for example, if you have a rolling publication schedule – the DOIs will not be automatically assigned and registered. You must perform two small tasks to do this manually.
- Open the submission’s Publication tab
- Go to the Identifiers facet
- Click Assign, next to the DOI field
- Click Save.
Note: if you forget to assign the DOI prior to publication, you can perform these steps by editing the submission after publication.
- In the back end of OJS, click Tools in the left-hand menu
- Open the CrossRef XML Export Plugin in the list of Tools
- Click the Articles tab. Your newly published submission should appear at the top of the list with the status Not Deposited
- Click the checkbox for the submission
- Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Deposit
- Wait for the page to reload. If registration is successful, you have completed the process. If you get an error message, please notify the Digital Publishing Librarian.
Note: this must be performed by a user with the Journal Editor or Journal Manager role
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.
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.