How to publish immediately upon acceptance

I will like to ask must you always schedule a journal within an issue before publication? What happens if you want to publish immediately upon acceptance of the paper without any issue?

Also, any link for pre-print?

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Hello @Emmanuel_Nnadi,

Thanks for your question! OJS is structured more around a traditional publishing model and some things may not work quite the way you want them to, but at the same time, OJS does not require you to maintain a strict issue schedule. You could create an issue with the title “Current Publications” or similar and schedule articles to it as they become ready. You can continue to add articles to the issue after it has been published. Then when the “Current Publications” issue gets fairly full, you could rename it to “Vol X Issue Y”, and create a new “Current Publications” issue for the next batch.

There is an open feature request to introduce some changes to OJS that further facilitate continuous publishing: Feel free to add any comments or suggestions here. You just need to create a free Github account in order to post. And let me know if you have any further questions.

Kind Regards,
Public Knowledge Project Team