openjournals@Deakin has been developed by the University Library to host a range of Deakin University open access journals. The Library seeks open access publishing partnerships with University Faculties, research groups and others affiliated with the University. We provide a platform and system for journal management and publishing; as well as selected editorial, production and technical advisory services.  

Please contact Ms. Josipa Crnic, Scholarly Services Librarian, for further information about open access publishing services. Technical inquires can be submitted to Ms. Bern Houghton, Digitisation and Preservation Librarian.

This service uses OJS (Open Journal Systems), an open source journal management and publishing system developed by the Public Knowledge Project

This site uses v. 3.3.8-0 of the OJS software


  • c i n d e r

    c i n d e r is a creative writing research journal affiliated with the Australasian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP).

    ISSN 2209-7775

  • The Humanitarian Leader

    The Humanitarian Leader is an independent voice for the aid sector, published by the Centre for Humanitarian Leadership.

    The Humanitarian Leader provides a platform for non-peer-reviewed research to allows authors to test ideas and insight in an accessible academic setting. Papers must broadly inform humanitarian leadership, and promote discussion and dialogue in the sector.

    Authors include researchers, activists volunteers and humanitarian professionals – anyone with something to say about how aid could and should be better.

    Launched in August 2019, this year the Centre will publish up to 10 papers online, with an annual print and online edition released in December. 

  • Journal of Citizenship and Globalisation Studies

    The Journal of Citizenship and Globalisation Studies (JCGS) was published from 2017 to 2019. It is interested in the complex and often contradictory meanings of citizenship, social inclusion and globalisation at the local, national and transnational levels.

  • Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability

    The Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability is a scholarly forum for the dissemination of research and evidence-based practice in teaching and learning for graduate employability. 

    The Journal is currently:
    • Indexed by Scopus (2018 onwards) 
    • Indexed by Informit – Humanities & Social Sciences Collection (2010 onwards)
    • Indexed by CrossRef (2010 onwards)
    • Listed in the ARC ERA 2018 Journal list.

  • TESOL in Context

    TESOL in Context is an internationally refereed journal with a wide target audience, both national and international.  Readership includes TESOL / EAL professionals working in all sectors of education; universities, primary and secondary schooling, early childhood settings, adult migrant programs, vocational training, ELICOS and TESOL teacher education, both in Australia and internationally.  Articles published in TESOL in Context typically examine the nexus between theory and practice.

    The aims of TESOL in Context are to:
    . provide professionals in the field with insights into TESOL issues in Australia and internationally
    . contribute to the development of classroom expertise through dissemination of current research and thinking around TESOL

    ISSN 2209-0916

  • Persona Studies

    Persona Studies is a peer reviewed academic journal that explores the construction of the public self. The concept of persona is explored in its production and performance in a variety of contexts. The journal supports both traditional articles and creative practice submissions.

    It is currently indexed in DOAJ and Informit-Humanities & Social Sciences Collection. It is also listed in Listed in the Ulrich’s periodicals directory and in TROVE, the National Library of Australia database.

    ISSN 2205-5258

  • Asia Pacific Humanitarian Leadership Conference Proceedings

    The Asia Pacific Humanitarian Leadership Conference was the first event of its kind in the region to debate and discuss some of the most critical challenges and opportunities for the humanitarian system in the region and globally.

    The Asia Pacific Humanitarian Leadership Conference Proceedings is a peer reviewed academic publication that explores how leadership in the humanitarian sector can be best developed, and raise the level of humanitarian engagement in policy development and debate, through academic and practitioner lenses.

  • Deakin Law Review

    The Deakin Law Review has ceased publication as an active law journal and cannot accept new submissions.

    • Past issues of DLR will continue to be available on this website. 
    • Do you have a copyright query? Please note that copyright in all the articles previously published by the DLR is owned prima facie by the authors; it is not claimed by Deakin University or the Deakin Law Review.

  • Deakin Papers on International Business Economics

    Deakin Papers on International Business Economics (DPIBE) is an online academic journal established primarily for students. DPIBE aims to publish short articles on various aspects of applying theories of economics and political economy to the international business environment.

    ISSN 2206-4060

  • Journal of Information Systems and Small Business

    The Journal of Information Systems and Small Business (JISSB) is an international, double blind peer-reviewed open access journal. JISSB was launched in December 2006 and in 2009 was merged with the Australasian Journal of Information Systems.

    ISSN 1834-2957