Open Access Journal Hosting - UBC Library


The Critical Education and Workplace journals have moved. Thay are now located at:

The UBC Library provides access to server space and to the open source OJS (Open Journal Systems) software for UBC faculty members who are editing or supporting Open Access electronic journals as well as recognized UBC student journals. For more information, please read the terms of service.

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See Also

See Also: the UBC iSchool Student Journal is a student-run, open access journal dedicated to promoting and disseminating scholarly work, including original research, by UBC SLAIS students in the fields of Library Science, Archival Studies, Information Studies, and Children’s Literature. Issues are published 1-2 times a year.

See Also is committed to providing a platform for students to gain valuable experience in all aspects of scholarly publishing: as authors, peer reviewers, designers, and editors.

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BC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly

Established in 1969, BC Studies is dedicated to the exploration of British Columbia's cultural, economic, and political life; past and present. Each issue offers articles on a wide range of topics, in-depth reviews of current books, and a bibliography of recent publications. With a solid national and international reputation for its authoritative and informative content, BC Studies is read by academics and general readers alike.

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Canadian Literature

Canadian Literature aims to foster a wider academic interest in the Canadian literary field and publishes a range of material from Canadian and international scholars, writers, and poets. Each issue contains a variety of critical articles, an extensive book reviews section, and a selection of original poetry.

Our online section offers supplementary content such as interviews with Canadian authors and poets and Letters & Reflections, a place for commentary not published in the print journal.

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UBC Journal of Family Practice Research and Scholarship

The UBC Journal of Family Practice Research and Scholarship aims to disseminate UBC Family Practice resident and midwifery student research scholarship projects. Our mission is to enhance family practice residency and midwifery scholarship by fostering future research projects and stimulating the integration of research findings into clinical practice.

For a list of potential scholar project ideas please click here:

This journal is supported by funding from the Lloyd Jones Collins Foundation.

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Canadian Journal of Higher Education

The Journal is a publication of the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education. It intends to publish manuscripts on topics that address and are relevant to the Canadian higher education system and its structures, processes, and community; and to promote research with international and comparative dimensions in relation to Canadian higher education.

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Canadian Studies Undergraduate Journal

The Seed is the UBC Undergraduate Journal of Canadian Studies

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The Expedition

The Expedition was established in 2011 as a forum for students in the UBC course Biology 342, Integrative Biology Laboratory, to showcase their projects.  Each issue offers articles based on the research of one term’s cohort and covers a wide range of topics base on the investigation of questions in such areas as physiology, genetics and cell biology in a variety of organisms for example Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Caenorhabditis elegans and Arabidopsis thaliana. The Expedition has been particularly helpful to new students in the course as a guide for choosing the direction of their own research projects.

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Ignite: Undergraduate Journal for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice undergraduate journal for developing feminist thought

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International Journal of Education Through Art

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New Proposals: Journal of Marxism and Interdisciplinary Inquiry

A transnational, peer-reviewed journal of Marxism and interdisciplinary inquiry that is dedicated to the radical transformation of the contemporary world order.

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TCI (Transnational Curriculum Inquiry)

TCI is the journal of the International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies (IAACS), which is constituted to support a worldwide (but not uniform) field of curriculum studies. TCI is archived at PANDORA, Australia's Web Archive and catalogued in the National Library of Australia's Bibliographic Database.

TCI is also indexed by EBSCOhost and by Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

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Trail Six: An Undergraduate Journal of Geography

Trail Six is the Undergraduate Journal of the UBC Geography Department. It exists to publish in a peer-review academic journal setting, the outstanding writing of undergraduate students in the field of Geography.

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UBC Medical Journal

The University of British Columbia Medical Journal (UBCMJ) is a student-run academic journal with a goal to engage students in dialogue in medicine. Our scope ranges from original research and review articles in medicine to medical trends, clinical reports, elective reports and commentaries in the principles and practice of medicine.

We accept articles in all areas of medicine, including but not limited to research, reviews, case reports, medical history, ethics, medical anthropology, epidemiology, public health, and international health.

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UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences Student Journal

UBC PSSJ will be the first student-run, peer-reviewed, and open-access pharmacy journal in Canada.

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University of British Columbia's Undergraduate Journal of Psychology

The UBCUJP is an annual, student-run, peer-reviewed journal. Our goal is to provide a platform for psychology undergraduates at UBC to showcase their research. We believe undergraduate research papers provide a fantastic opportunity for undergraduates to experience the peer-review process while also being a valuable resource for faculty and students to learn about the research happening next door.

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