Everything takes longer than you think it will, and running a journal is no exception. Each step, from getting submissions and peer-reviewers to publishing the issue may take much longer than you think, especially for your first issue.
Once you have logged in to OJS, go to your Dashboard by hovering over your username. The Dashboard is the back end of your journal. Each option on the left corresponds to a different part of the journal management system.
Key features of each:
This video series will walk you through each part of the Dashboard of an OJS journal. This tutorial was made for OJS 3.0, and the current version is OJS 3.3, so some aspects may look slightly different until the new video tutorial series is uploaded. If you have additional questions after watching the video that corresponds to your question, please contact scholarly communications librarian Erin May.
This video series very clearly walks through the entire editorial workflow: