2017 see a continued push forward, providing hosting services to more than 150 publishers using Open Journal Systems, and launching of OJS 3 services to help Scholarly publisher using OJS 2x with smooth transition to OJS 3 series. OpenJournalSystems.com also release File Upload Validation and Registration Notification security plugins to protect and defend Open Journal Systems against hacking and intrusions. For more information about OJS security vulnerabilities, please read Open Journal Systems (OJS): Hacking Epidemic and Solutions.
In 2016, OpenJournalSystems.com continued to grow and currently hosts more than 100 open access journals from around the world using Open Journal Systems. Another notable accomplishment in 2016 was the introduction of the Created Article Metrics Graph plugin. This informative and convenient plugin is currently being used by over 500 journals, including the Florida State University College of Medicine and the PLAID journal. As well, in 2016, OpenJournalSystems.com implemented new enhanced security protocols and proactive monitoring for over 500 journals to prevent any cyber attacks or intrusions.
2015 was a great year for OpenJournalSystems.com. We had reached some pretty impressive milestones including having over 60 journal hosting clients; fixing over 500 bugs; and upgrading over 500 Open Journal Systems. As well, at this point, we had provided expert personalized training for over 100 clients and implemented more than 300 responsive themes for OJS.
In 2014, we expanded our client services to include OJS upgrades, technical support, and expert training and programming. At this point more than 40 journal hosting clients had joined OpenJournalSystems.com. Our clients ranged from publishing startups to global publishing enterprises as well as academic professionals, research institutions, and universities around the world, all with a goal of helping create and share global knowledge.
OpenJournalSystems.com was launched in 2013 in response to demands for help in creating and hosting open access scholarly journals. The company started out with basic Open Journal System (OJS) managed hosting and OJS themes. OpenJournalSystem.com’s services were an immediate hit and our client list grew rapidly.