UMD Libraries Digital Scholarship and Publishing

Using the Open Journal Systems (OJS) software, the University of Maryland Libraries provides support for all phases of journal production, including article submission, peer-review, and distribution.  If you are interested in launching a peer-reviewed online journal or transitioning an existing title to an open access online version, contact Terry Owen at for more information.

MOSF Journal of Science Fiction

MOSF Journal of Science Fiction seeks to uphold the spirit of educated inquiry and speculation through the publication of peer-reviewed, academic articles, essays and book reviews exploring the myriad facets of science fiction. The journal welcomes unsolicited, original submissions from academics around the world, with an emphasis on the interdisciplinary and innovative history of science fiction. Issues are published three times a year and each issue will feature 8 to 12 academic articles.

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International Multilingual Research Journal

The International Multilingual Research Journal (IMRJ) invites scholarly contributions with strong interdisciplinary perspectives to understand and promote bi/multilingualism, bi/multi-literacy, and linguistic democracy. The journal's focus is on these topics as related to languages other than English as well as dialectal variations of English. It has three thematic emphases: The intersection of language and culture, the dialectics of the local and global, and comparative models within and across contexts. The IMRJ is committed to promoting equity, access, and social justice in education, and to offering accessible research and policy analyses to better inform scholars, educators, students, and policy makers

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