Janeway is a journal platform designed for publishing scholarly research material. It is developed and maintained by the Centre for Technology and Publishing at Birkbeck, University of London.
Martin Paul Eve serves as the Project Lead for Janeway.
Janeway is written in Python (3.4+) and utilises the Django framework (1.11 LTS). The source code is available on Github under the AGPL-3.0 License.
Janeway has a plugin framework for those who wish to use it, otherwise you can develop your own apps using Django’s application framework which is well documented on Django’s site. CTP maintain a suite of useful plugins:
- Back Content Plugin
- Supporters Plugin
- Annotators Plugin
- Book Display Plugin (coming soon)
- Fabric Commands for Remote Execution and Management of Janeway
Andy Byers serves as Lead Developer for Janeway
Janeway in the Wild
The Open Library of Humanities is currently using Janeway to host its website and has four journal on the platform;
- International Journal for Welsh Writing in English
- C21 Literature
- Orbit: A Journal of American Literature
- Journal of British and Irish Innovative Poetry
In addition, Birkbeck currently host their Postgraduate journal Dandelion on Janeway
Here are a few screenshots of the Janeway front end. More to come soon.