This session will provide an introduction to the Public Knowledge Project and an overview of the Open Journal Systems (OJS) online publication management software ( It will include an examination of the publishing process, peer review and editorial workflow, web site management, and tips for increasing journal visibility. This half-day, hands-on workshop is aimed at editors, publishers, librarians, and others interested in learning about this free, open source software that is being used by over 1000 journals around the world. Participants will come away with the ability to start up and operate their own online journal management system.