Journal Publishing

Who can publish journals through the Iowa State University Digital Press?

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Faculty, Staff, and Campus Units

Highlight Iowa State's research and curricular strengths; feature niche and emerging disciplines; or showcase undergraduate excellence.

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Student Organizations

Contribute to the scholarly record and gain valuable experience managing and editing academic journals.

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Scholarly and Professional Organizations

Affordable publishing and/or hosting solutions for open access journals.

What services are offered?

Publishing

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Our journal publishing services are ideal for editors that would like to launch a new journal; seek improved editorial, review, and production processes; or want to switch to a no-cost journal publishing solution.

  • Custom-designed site
  • Editorial and peer-review management
  • Training and technical support
  • Digitization and upload of back issues
  • Detailed readership statistics for authors and editors
  • ISSN and DOI registration
  • Indexing in Google Scholar and disciplinary databases
  • Preservation

Hosting

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Our journal hosting services are ideal for journals that are satisfied with their editorial, review and production processes, but are seeking a solution for the online distributrion of their journal. 

  • Custom-designed site
  • Digitization and upload of back issues
  • Upload of current and new content
  • Detailed readership statistics for authors and editors
  • ISSN and DOI registration
  • Indexing in Google Scholar and disciplinary databases
  • Preservation

 

Ready to get started?

Are you interested in publishing or hosting your journal through the Iowa State University Digital Press?

  • Review our services, policies, and guides to determine whether the Iowa State University Digital Press will meet your needs.
  • Set up a consultation with the Scholarly Publishing Services Librarian if you'd like to learn more about our services or would like assistance completing the Journal Proposal Form.
  • Complete and submit the Journal Proposal Form. If you're interested in moving an existing journal to the Iowa State University Digital Press, please contact the Scholarly Publishing Services Librarian directly.

If the proposed journal is determined to be within the Iowa State University Digital Press's scope, the Scholarly Publishing Services Librarian will arrange a meeting to discuss the proposal, assist with the design and launch of the journal site, and set up training sessions.