Journals@UC is a platform for journal publishing using Open Journal Systems (OJS) software. OJS provides management tools that support and help to automate the publishing process for journals.  Journals@UC can also provide long-term storage and online access to published journal content.  

Online, open access journals are encouraged, but not required for participation. 

If you are a member of the University of Cincinnati community and are interested in using the OJS system and our hosting service for publishing a  new or established journal, contact the Journals@UC Team.

This service is provided by the University of Cincinnati Libraries and UC Information Technology.

  • Issues in Race and Society

    Issues in Race & Society is owned by the Association of Black Sociologists and published in partnership with the University of Cincinnati Press and the generous support of the University of Texas at Austin.


  • Undergraduate Scholarly Showcase Program (Spring 2019)

    The Proceedings captures projects presented at UC’s Undergraduate Scholarly Showcase. The Showcase is a one-day event where hundreds of students from across the university present new knowledge and innovation produced through scholarly process. Students with permission from their project advisor may submit abstracts, posters, slide decks, and other materials for publication.

  • National Conference on the Beginning Design Student

    The theme of the 2018 conference is TIME. The conference focuses on the ways in which the PAST, PRESENT and FUTURE are considered and engaged in beginning design education. This is the 34th National Conference held March 1-3, 2018, hosted by the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning at the University of Cincinnati.

  • Proceedings for Mediated Minds

    Mediated Minds is a research conference for undergraduate students at all University of Cincinnati campuses. It is held at the Blue Ash campus during Spring Semester.  The conference features students’ research and creative work, providing them with the opportunity to participate in a professional conference. Presentation formats include oral presentations, posters, panels, roundtable discussions, and other creative or scholarly work.

  • Music Research Forum

    Music Research Forum is published annually by the graduate students of the University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music. The journal's articles present new research in the fields of musicology, theory, ethnomusicology, music education, music therapy, performance practice, music and culture, music criticism, and electronic media. Music Research Forum provides an opportunity for scholars in music-related studies to publish early in their careers. The journal was internationally distributed in print from 1986 to 2016 and online since 2018. 

    ISSN (print): 1042-1262

    To access print issues (1986-2016):
            in the College-Conservatory of Music Library, U. of Cincinnati, see      
            or for nearest library location, see OCLC 13421049. 

  • The Journal for Research and Practice in College Teaching

    The JRPCT promotes scholarly teaching and the scholarship of teaching and learning and publishes articles focused on promoting student learning. Articles should address themes around promoting effective practices in teaching and learning.

    For past issues, please check the Archive.


    Due Dates for Volume 5

    Manuscript Open Submissions for Volume 5: December 17, 2019
    Notification of Acceptance for Volume 5: February 2020
    Revisions and Copy Editing for Volume 5: April 2020

    Click Here to Submit

    If you have any questions about the journal, please email the General Editor, Ruth Benander, at

  • Focus on German Studies

    Focus on German Studies is a scholarly journal for German language literature and German Studies, which is run and published exclusively by graduate students at the University of Cincinnati. We publish only writing submitted by other graduate students. Our format includes articles on German Studies, German literature, interviews with German-speaking authors, and book reviews of contemporary literature. For more information, see

    From 1994 through 2000, this journal was known as Focus on Literatur: a journal for German-language literature.