Use this form to apply to host your open journal on Tuwhera.

If you have all the information you need you can complete the online form and submit in one session. Otherwise, download the interactive PDF and submit by email.

We can currently only provide hosting and support to publications with an editorial connection to AUT. If you wish to discuss this please contact

The Tuwhera team looks forward to working with you.

Required fields are marked with an asterisk ( * ).

What is the overall concept? What topics or fields will be covered? Examples
Front page information. Examples
Annually, biannually (which months?), rolling (article by article).
Contact details
    Must be an AUT email to work with the system
    Articles, editorials, reviews, features...
    e.g PDF, HTML, MP4s
    (Contact Tuwhera if the journal does not have one)
    Do you want to use the Tuwhera system to work through the whole editorial process (submission, review, copy editing, publishing)?
    If yes what is it and who's the account holder?
    eg Ebsco, Informit, Scopus
    Any copyeditors/proof-readers etc. already known.
    Name, affiliation, contact of members already known.
    Tuwhera journals open licences range from CC-BY to CC-BY-NC-ND which is quite restrictive. Please make a considered choice. CC licences don’t replace copyright ownership. Here is a great resource from Creative Commons to read up on licences
    Self-archiving permissions This is so the journal can be indexed on Sherpa Romeo, a site used by librarians. It is just another way to clearly state that articles can be shared. Find out more
      The published version can be shared on...
      Copyright ownership policy Tuwhera strongly encourages author copyright ownership.
        Copyright ownership can be combined with the third-party copyright policy in your copyright statement. Examples
        Include the articles being open, no author charges, author copyright, having a CC licence, etc. Examples
        This can be combined with the copyright ownership statement.
        How the journal will deal with certain ethical decisions. These often take the same form and many of the Tuwhera journals use similar wording. Examples
        A statement to reinforce that only original works are submitted to the journal. Example
        Add your submission criteria here, including formats, font, length, language, referencing style etc. as applicable. Examples
        Add any existing guidelines you have now. Alternatively, use the publishing system later to create a review form to guide the reviewer. Examples
        Do you have an existing or planned...?