Open Journal Systems

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Open Journal Systems
journal management and publishing system

Open Journal Systems (OJS) is a journal management and publishing system that has been developed by the Public Knowledge Project through its federally funded efforts to expand and improve access to research.



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20 September 2019

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Software prerequisites

Required to useMySQL/MariaDB 4.1 or later OR PostgreSQL 9.1.5 or later
Required to useUNIX-like OS recommended (such as GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris, Mac OS X, etc.)
Required to usePHP 7.0 or later with MySQL, MariaDB, or PostgreSQL support


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