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University libraries are moving from providing similar sets of information in different places to collections of unique material shared with the world. Publishing is a wide set of activities, from making our higher education degree research available in thesis archives, to hosting fully peer reviewed journals.
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The University Library is currently hosting a number of journals, and is an option you could consider for hosting your journal, amongst others.
The platform is an excellent incubator for new journals. We require that the journal be Open Access (CC-BY), and we would recommend that you don’t charge APCs if possible.
The downside to this is you would need to manage your own review process manually, and host a ‘front end’ webpage (though the University of Canterbury can provide a WordPress blogsite that would be entirely adequate)
There is no charge for the service.
All journals should have explicit instructions for what should happen in the case of unethical conduct. Here are some suggestions based on the guidelines provided by the Committee on Publication Ethics