Self-host a scientific journal with eLife Lens: open source software to power open publishing systems. | Impact of Social Sciences
peter.suber's bookmarks 2022-03-06
"The open access journal eLife has an ongoing commitment to not only making their research articles free to read, reuse and remix, but also their publishing software. By making these underlying resources available, academic communities can explore and embrace their own open digital platforms. Michael Aufreiter introduces the key features of the eLife Lens software. With this simple setup publishers can self-host their own journal, without depending on proprietary services and formats.
The importance of open access has been widely recognised. Now scholars need the means to transition their journals to open access and improve their publishing workflows. In this post I’d like to introduce you to eLife Lens, a minimalist open source publishing software that allows self-hosting of a scientific journal...."