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University of St Andrews Open Journals System now updated

This week the University Library completed a long overdue update of our online journal hosting platform, run on the popular Open Journals System software. We are now running on version 3 of the software, which brings with it a number of significant improvements.


The new version incorporates the now ubiquitous bootstrap framework, meaning it is now 'responsive' by design. So the content should look good no matter what type of device you're using, whether a mobile, tablet, or desktop PC. The front end design has also received a new lick of paint, with a more modern style throughout. The backend of the system has been similarly overhauled with a simpler interface and easier to manage editorial workflows.

Currently we have 12 journals on the system, 9 of which are still active and publishing new volumes regularly. The inactive journals are still retained in the system as an archive. One of the 9 active journals, Journal of Terrorism Research, is actually hosted remotely by Ubi…