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York Digital Journals


York University Libraries provide an electronic journal hosting service for York-affiliated journals. This service is called York Digital Journals (YDJ). To learn more about the service, visit the York Digital Journals resource guide.

York University uses Open Journal Systems (OJS), an open source software platform developed by the Public Knowledge Project which is now in use by over 7,500 journals worldwide..

The YDJ team is happy to work with York community members to create new journals or migrate existing journals to an online environment. The libraries can provide hosting space, training documentation and troubleshooting help with the OJS software, as well as advice on dissemination and exposure.


The peer-reviewed journals listed below are actively publishing content. Most are publishing under an open access model. Readers are advised that a number of them have implemented an embargo period.

CAML Review / Revue de l’ACBM

Canadian Jewish Studies / Études juives canadiennes

Canadian Review of Social Policy / Revue canadienne de politique sociale

Canadian Woman Studies

Contemporary Kanata

Contingent Horizons

Critical Disability Discourse

Glendon Journal of International Studies

Health Tomorrow: Interdisciplinarity and Internationality

Historical Papers: Canadian Society of Church History

History and Political Science Journal

International Journal for Family Research and Policy

International Journal of Criminology and Sociological Theory

INYI Journal: International Network on Youth Integration

Jan Rehner Prize for Writing

Journal of the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies

Journal of Income Distribution

Journal of the Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement

Journal of Narrative Politics

Journal of Public Policy, Administration, and Law

Left History

LOBO: Annals of Sulawesi Research

New Sociology: Journal of Critical Praxis

The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord

Notes Guillevic Notes

Noteworthy: The LA&PS Writing Prizes

The Oracle

Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought

Problem as Inspiration: A Journal of the York Entrepreneurship Development Institute



Revue CMC Review

Revue YOUR Review

Social History / Histoire Sociale

Theoria and Praxis: International Journal of Interdisciplinary Thought

Tusaaji: A Translation Review

UnderCurrents: Journal of Critical Environmental Studies

Working papers in Applied Linguistics and Linguistics at York (WALLY)

Witness: The Canadian Journal of Critical Nursing Discourse

York University Criminological Review (YUCR)

Ceased Publication

The following peer-reviewed journals have ceased publication but will remain hosted by York University Libraries to ensure perpetual access to the scholarly community and beyond.


Healthy Dialogue


Just Labour


Paul Claudel Papers

Scripta Mediterranea

Strategies of Critique



Bulletins / Newsletters

York University Libraries are committed to ensuring stable, perpetual access for York community publications, including newsletters and bulletins. To this end, the Libraries are also hosting web archives for a number of York University web sites, including YFile. These web archives can be found by visiting the York University Digital Library. Consult the Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections community and the Web Archives community to view a full list of these collections.

Pro Tem

CORE Newsletter (ceased publication)

York University Bulletin (ceased publication)