This journal hosting service is provided by the Mount Royal University Library and is available to all MRU faculty, students, staff, administrators, centres, institutes, or affiliated community members who are interested in publishing their open access journal. Thanks to our partners at the University of Alberta Libraries, MRU journals benefit from several value-added services including:

  • No-fee journal hosting using the Open Journal Systems publishing platform, including system updates and maintenance

  • Article-level DOIs and registration through CrossRef

  • LOCKSS archival preservation through the PKP Preservation Network

  • Assistance to journal managers and editors with journal set-up and management

For more information and to get started with your journal, please email Richard Hayman ( or contact your subject librarian. Any questions about a specific journal should be sent to that journal.