Florida State Open Publishing

Our Mission

Florida State Open Publishing provides publishing services for journals, monographs, open educational resources, and digital scholarship projects. We consult on a variety of scholarly publishing topics and digital research tools and methodologies. We aim to provide open access publishing expertise, services, and platforms to enhance the scholarly output of Florida State University students, faculty, and staff.

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Copyright and Editorial Consult

We offer consultations and training on publication contracts, the use of copyrighted material in scholarly publications, and the ownership and licensing of research outputs.

Hosting and Tech Support

We host and provide technical support for publishing platforms including Open Journal Systems, Manifold, and FSU's institutional repository, DigiNole.

Open Access

We work with researchers to increase the dissemination and impact of various products of original research, including data, and provide in-depth analysis and training on the platforms, tools, and policies through which open access is evolving.

Indexing and Preservation

We increase the discoverability of research outputs and educational resources and utilize digital preservation tools to ensure long-term access to scholarly content.

Digital Scholarship

We provide consultations on the use of digital tools for GIS mapping, virtual reality, text analysis, and data visualization in all stages of the research cycle.


Books and Textbooks


Digital Projects


New Open Textbook for Plant Biology Available Now

Florida State Open Publishing announces the release of a new open textbook by Florida A & M University faculty Dr. Gokhan Hacisalihoglu.

From Growing to Biology: Plants 1e b... [read more]
2021-04-07 00:00:00 +0000

Student Research Journal Accepted into DOAJ

FSU’s journal for undergraduate research, The Owl, has been accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals. The journal’s twelve back issues and future volumes will be included the... [read more]
2021-03-31 00:00:00 +0000

New Open Textbook Available from Florida State Open Publishing

Florida State Open Publishing releases a new open textbook titled Bio-Inspired Sensory Systems: Using Natural Photo-, Mechano-, and Chemo-Sensory Systems for Design Inspiration by Flori... [read more]
2021-01-27 00:00:00 +0000

Florida State Open Publishing Hosts Student Magazine

ItaliaNoles Magazine is now hosted on Open Journal Systems by Florida State Open Publishing. ItaliaNoles is a semi-annual digital magazine produced by students in the study abroad program at the... [read more]
2021-01-14 00:00:00 +0000

Florida State Open Publishing Announces New Translation Project

Florida State Open Publishing is excited to announce the addition of a new translation project: Natsume Sōseki Poems. These poems were translated by Matthew Mewhinney, Assistant Professor in the... [read more]
2020-09-01 00:00:00 +0000

Florida State Open Publishing Launches New Website

At Florida State Open Publishing, we are excited to launch a new website to highlight our publishing projects and partnerships. The website features a catalog of journals, scholarly books, open ... [read more]
2020-08-12 00:00:00 +0000

Florida State Open Publishing Offers Manifold for Scholarly Projects

Florida State Open Publishing now hosts Manifold, a publishing platform for dynamic digital texts with rich media support and annotation tools. Manifold is an intuitive, collaborative, open-sour... [read more]
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