University of Bergen Library

Bergen Open Access Publishing

Bergen Open Access Publishing (BOAP) is a publishing service provided by the University of Bergen Library. BOAP offers researchers and research groups at the University of Bergen a free service for digital, open access publishing of journals and series.

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Bergen Open Access Publishing offers the open source-ware Open Journal Systems for periodical publication. We run and maintain the software and support. Whereas the journal itself is responsible for the administration and publication of the periodical.

To use the service the journals must commit to making all content immediately available open access under a Creative Commons license.

The Guide to developing Open Access Journals gives practical advice for the establishment and running of an Open Access periodical.

Open Journal Systems tutorial: Learning OJS 3.3: A Visual Guide to Open Journal Systems

For more information, please contact us at boap@uib.no