Sponsored by the Society of China University Journals, the Journal of Scholarly Communication (JSC) is a gold Open Access Journal. This journal is an international forum for the publication of peer-reviewed papers covering significant research on and analyses of the full range of scholarly publishing.  JSC pays attention to the related theories, methods, technologies, and applications of the entire process of creation, production, publication, and dissemination of academic information, which is in various forms, such as books, periodicals, patents, preprints, datasets, and online information. JSC publishes Reviews, Original Research Articles, Opinions, Technical notes, and Datasets. Our readership includes publishers, vendors, librarians, academics, and researchers from around the world.

 Journal of Scholarly Communication welcomes submissions on the following topics:

  • Library and information science
  • Communication science
  • Information management
  • Journal publishing
  • Book publishing
  • Open access
  • Publishing ethics and integrity
  • Scientometrics
  • Publishing of preprints
  • Datasets


Editor-in-Chief: Shuai Yan (Society of China University Journals)

Frequency: Quarterly

All Article Processing Charges (APCs) are waived until the end of 2024.

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Society Information

The Society of China University Journals (CUJS) was founded in 1987. It is an academic, national, and non-profit social organization formed voluntarily by publishers and editors of science and technology (sci-tech) journals supervised by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China and sponsored, undertaken, or co-sponsored by colleges and universities. Currently, CUJS has more than 1,000 institutional members and more than 4,000 individual members.