Become a Publisher Member
The applicant must be a publisher with a minimum of 5 journals.
All journals should have been publishing for at least one year.
Applicants and their associated journals must agree to the OARS core principles of research ethics.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Applications will be evaluated based on the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing. The evaluation process includes:
Reviewing the information and supporting documentation provided in the application form.
Assessing the publisher/journal website(s).
Considering other relevant sources, such as feedback from Editorial Board members and publicly available information.
All communication will be via email unless otherwise requested.
OARS reserves the right to withdraw membership if incorrect information is provided in this form or comes to light after membership is approved.
OARS may request additional information related to your application.