Open Journal Systems
Open Journal Systems (OJS) has been developed by the Public Knowledge Project. For general information about OJS and other open research systems, visit the PKP web site.
You will find detailed guides in docs folder.
Using Git development source
Checkout submodules and copy default configuration :
git submodule update --init --recursive cp config.TEMPLATE.inc.php config.inc.php
Install or update dependencies via Composer (https://getcomposer.org/):
composer --working-dir=lib/pkp install composer --working-dir=plugins/paymethod/paypal install composer --working-dir=plugins/generic/citationStyleLanguage install
Install or update dependencies via NPM:
# install [nodejs](https://nodejs.org/en/) if you don't already have it npm install npm run build
If your PHP version supports built-in development server :
php -S localhost:8000
See the Documentation Hub for a more complete development guide.
We recommend using Travis for continuous-integration
based testing. Review the Travis configuration file (
.travis.yml) as a
reference for running the test locally, should you choose to do so.
The tests include an integration test suite that builds a data environment from
scratch, including the installation process. (This is the
-b flag to the test
lib/pkp/tools/runAllTests.sh; this is also executed in the Travis
Bugs / Issues
See https://github.com/pkp/pkp-lib/#issues for information on reporting issues.
This software is released under the the GNU General Public License.
See the file COPYING included with this distribution for the terms of this license.
Third parties are welcome to modify and redistribute OJS in entirety or parts according to the terms of this license. PKP also welcomes patches for improvements or bug fixes to the software.