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Organizational Structures and Digital Skills Regarding OJS Adoption in Mexican Humanities Journals
Néstor Daniel Martínez Domínguez, Ivonne Lujano Vilchis, Bárbara Rivera López

Last modified: 2019-11-02


The main challenges around OJS’ adoption in Mexican humanities journals are the extent of offices that intervene in its technical maintenance (e.g. the university's publication department, the Library or external consultants) which hinder the fluidity of the editorial process. Also, the lack of technical knowledge on behalf of the journal's academic and executive editors resulted in the use of OJS for publication rather than editorial management. Moreover, its compulsory implementation due to indexing services and databases' recommendations and policies on evaluation of scientific publications result in a non-critical implementation of OJS in most of the cases analyzed.

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