OJS as a Tool for Information Technology Integration and Cultural Change: A Case Study in Colombia

  • Wilson López López Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
  • Luis Manuel Silva Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

Abstract

This article describes the implementation of an OJS-based editorial process for a leading Colombian Psychology Journal, Universitas Psychologica, and its integration with a custom-made front-end.  It also describes the attempt of making a cultural change in the submission, reviewing and editing processes, within the open access tradition.

Author Biographies

Wilson López López, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
Dr. Wilson López is Editor of Universitas Psychologica: Panamerican Journal of Psychology and Professor of Psychology at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. Cr 5 # 39-00 piso 2, Bogotá, Colombia.  E-mail: lopezw@javeriana.edu.co
Luis Manuel Silva, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
Luis M. Silva is Editorial Coordinator to Universitas Psychologica: Panamerican Journal of Psychology and Professor of Psychology at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. Cr 5 # 39-00 of. 224, Bogotá, Colombia.  E-mail: luis.silva@javeriana.edu.co
Published
2010-03-31
Section
Technical Reports