The Al-Kindi Center for Research and Development provides a comprehensive set of services tailored to support journals in various aspects of their online presence and functionality. Here's an introduction to the services they offer:
Expert installation of the Open Journal Systems (OJS) platform, ensuring a smooth and secure setup for journal operations.
Regular updates and upgrades to keep the OJS platform current, incorporating new features, improvements, and security patches.
Ongoing maintenance services to ensure the continuous and optimal performance of the journal's online platform.
Identification and resolution of software bugs and issues to enhance the overall functionality and user experience.
Tailoring the visual appearance of the journal website to align with the brand identity and preferences of the journal.
Integration of indexing services to enhance the visibility and accessibility of journal content, improving its reach within scholarly databases.
Implementation of Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) to provide a unique and persistent link to each published article, ensuring proper citation and discoverability.
Customization of the journal's homepage to highlight key information, announcements, and featured content for a more engaging user experience.
Assistance in setting up a new journal on the OJS platform, including configuration and initial customization.
Support and guidance in the process of launching a new journal, including platform setup, customization, and configuration to meet the specific needs and focus of the new publication.
Implementation of an effective email notification system for timely communication with authors, reviewers, and other stakeholders in the publishing process.
Customization and development of the peer-review system to streamline the review process and enhance collaboration between authors and reviewers.
Integration with Google Scholar Metrics to improve the journal's visibility and ranking within Google Scholar.
Inclusion of a visitor counter to track and analyze website traffic, providing insights into the journal's online presence and popularity.
Implementation of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) strategies to improve the discoverability of the journal's content through search engines.