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The [http://www.osgeo.org/ojs '''OSGeo Journal'''] is an open publication highlighting open source geospatial projects, software development, introductions to projects, news, event and other OSGeo Foundation updates.
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The OSGeo Journal is an open publication highlighting open source geospatial projects, software development, introductions to projects, news, event and other OSGeo Foundation updates.
  
This is the working page for the Journal project and its future editions. See the official [http://www.osgeo.org/ojs/ OSGeo Journal homepage] for links to the published journal and articles.
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This is the working page for the Journal project and its future editions.  
  
The Journal is always accepting article abstracts and proposals for future volumes.  Sign in on the [[Journal System]], register as an author and submit your articles there.  An editor will be assigned and will follow up with your submission.
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The Journal is always accepting article abstracts and proposals for future volumes.  You can e-mail your submissions to the editor (sunburned.surveyor@gmail.com) or mention your desire to submit on the OSGeo Journal mailing list.
  
* '''Schedule'''
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==Mailing List==
** The annual schedule for publication follows the quarters of the calender year.  Depending on availability of volunteers, 1 or 2 issues per year may be dropped.  Our publication dates follow the end of these months:
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You can contact the volunteer Journal team on the [http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/newsletter OSGeo Newsletter Mailing List].
*** March (dedicated to Annual Report)
 
*** June
 
*** September
 
*** December
 
 
 
Article submission deadlines are 8 weeks prior to publication date.  Articles must be submitted through the [http://osgeo.org/ojs OSGeo Journal System]
 
 
 
* '''Peer Review'''
 
** The Journal team has started to initiate peer review for most articles.  Please note if you do not wish to go through peer review.  This may limit your options for what section of the journal your article is published in.
 
* '''Format'''
 
** Various formats for articles are accepted.  The information below is for historical purposes and general guidelines - instead use and register at the [http://osgeo.org/ojs OJS] site to volunteer as a reviewer, editor or author.
 
* '''Content Sections and Editors'''
 
** The online system maintains an active list of the editors and reviewers currently helping with the Journal. See [http://www.osgeo.org/ojs/index.php/journal/about/editorialTeam list here]
 
* '''More Info'''
 
* More information about the Journal, its guidelines, policies, etc.  See [http://www.osgeo.org/ojs/index.php/journal/about About Page]
 
  
 
==Section Editors==
 
==Section Editors==
 
The following is a current list of our section editors for the Journal:
 
The following is a current list of our section editors for the Journal:
 
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* News: Scott Mitchell
===Normal Journal Sections and Assigned Section Editors===
 
* Unclassified Articles ART Rafal Wawar
 
* Editorial (ED): Tyler Mitchell
 
* News (NEWS): Scott Mitchell
 
* Events (EV): Scott Mitchell
 
* Project Spotlight (PS): Micha Silver and Martin Wegmann
 
* Topical Studies (TS): Zachary Woolard
 
* Developer Announcements (DA): Dimitris Kotzinos
 
* Programming Tutorials (PT): Landon Blake
 
* Peer Review (PEER): Rafal Wawar, Daniel Ames, Dimitris Kotzinos
 
 
 
===Annual Report Journal Sections and Assigned Section Editors===
 
* Annual Report (ANN): Tyler Mitchell and Martin Wegmann
 
* Proceedings: Integration & Development (I&D): Tyler Mitchell
 
* Proceedings: Topical Interest (TOP): Tyler Mitchell
 
* Proceedings: Case Studies (PCS): Tyler Mitchell
 
* Executive Reports (AR-E): None
 
* Committee Reports (AR-Com): None
 
* Software Project Reports (AR-Soft): None
 
* Local Chapter Reports (AR-Local): None
 
* Sponsor Reports (AR-Sponsor): None
 
 
 
==LaTex Handlers==
 
The following OSGeo Journal Volunteers have offered to help convert authors articles to LaTex:
 
 
 
* Barry Rowlingson
 
* Tyler Mitchell
 
* Jorge Gasper Sanz Salinas
 
 
 
==LaTex Conversion Guidelines and Checklist==
 
You can find a preliminary checklist for converting articles to LaTex for inclusion in the Journal here:
 
 
 
[[LaTex Conversion Guidelines]]
 
 
 
You don't need to do this as an author. This step is usually handled by Journal volunteers.
 
 
 
==Guidelines for reviewers==
 
Here are some links that have some insights for reviewing.  Some aspects vary in their relevance to The OSGeo Journal.
 
# http://www.apti.org/publications/peer-guidelines.cfm
 
# http://arthritis-research.com/info/instructions/peerreviewguidelines.asp
 
# http://grants.nih.gov/grants/peer_review_process.htm
 
  
 
==Journal Volumes==
 
==Journal Volumes==
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*[[Journal_Volume_8]]
 
*[[Journal_Volume_8]]
 
*[[Journal_Volume_9]]
 
*[[Journal_Volume_9]]
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*[http://journal.osgeo.org/index.php/journal/issue/view/33 Journal Volume 10]
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*[[Journal_Volume_11]] (Annual Report for 2011)
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*[[Journal_Volume_12]] (Annual Report for 2012)
  
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==Article Templates==
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*[[Annual Report: Chapter Report Item Template]]
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*[[Annual Report: Software Project Report Item Template]]
  
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==Author Guidelines==
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*[[A Short Guide for Writing OSGeo Local Chapter Annual Report Items]]
  
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==Submission Guidelines and Licensing==
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If you are interested in having an article published in the OSGeo Journal, please see our [[OSGeo Journal Submission Guidelines]]. Information on the licensing of submissions to the OSGeo Journal can be found on our [http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Journal_License_and_Guidelines OSGeo Licensing Wiki Page].
  
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==Submission of Peer Review Articles==
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You can read the requirements for submission of peer review articles to the OSGeo Journal on our [http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Requirements_Peer_Review_Articles Peer Review Article Requirements Wiki Page].
  
 
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==Journal Team==
 
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* Editor: Landon Blake
 
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* [[Copy_Editing | Copyeditor]]: Eli Adam
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* News Editor: Scott Mitchell
 
[[Category:Newsletter]]
 
[[Category:Newsletter]]
 
[[Category:Journal]]
 
[[Category:Journal]]
 
[[Category:Advocacy]]
 
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Latest revision as of 10:41, 25 October 2014


The OSGeo Journal is an open publication highlighting open source geospatial projects, software development, introductions to projects, news, event and other OSGeo Foundation updates.

This is the working page for the Journal project and its future editions.

The Journal is always accepting article abstracts and proposals for future volumes. You can e-mail your submissions to the editor (sunburned.surveyor@gmail.com) or mention your desire to submit on the OSGeo Journal mailing list.

Mailing List

You can contact the volunteer Journal team on the OSGeo Newsletter Mailing List.

Section Editors

The following is a current list of our section editors for the Journal:

  • News: Scott Mitchell

Journal Volumes

Article Templates

Author Guidelines

Submission Guidelines and Licensing

If you are interested in having an article published in the OSGeo Journal, please see our OSGeo Journal Submission Guidelines. Information on the licensing of submissions to the OSGeo Journal can be found on our OSGeo Licensing Wiki Page.

Submission of Peer Review Articles

You can read the requirements for submission of peer review articles to the OSGeo Journal on our Peer Review Article Requirements Wiki Page.

Journal Team

  • Editor: Landon Blake
  • Copyeditor: Eli Adam
  • News Editor: Scott Mitchell