UTA Libraries Mavs Open Press offers a variety of services to assist UTA faculty members in hosting their own OA journals. These services include:
Publishing your first OA journal will go more smoothly if you have a strong sense of your readiness. Here are some questions to think about as you assess how prepared you may be to start a new journal or to transfer an existing one to the Mavs Open Press:
The more complex your setup, the more planning and time you will need to invest.
We will schedule a consultation to discuss your needs when setting up a new journal. Even if you are just thinking about starting a new OA journal, please contact at LIBRARY-SC@LISTSERV.UTA.EDU, and we can discuss the possibilities.
Copyright is a complex and often confusing topic, but with open access publishing, a simple system exists that allows you to share your work with the world and grant exactly the number of permissions you want to. It's called Creative Commons, and you can find out more on this guide.