About UTS ePRESS

UTS ePRESS is the digital, open access scholarly publishing arm of the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). We publish high quality scholarly titles across a wide range of academic disciplines, with particular strengths in the humanities, arts and social sciences.

Focusing on open access digital formats, UTS ePRESS currently publishes scholarly journals, books and conference proceedings. We are the leading scholarly publisher of peer reviewed open access journals in Australasia.

UTS ePRESS is a not-for-profit publisher. There are no charges to access UTS ePRESS content and no publishing fees for authors.

Established in 2004, UTS ePRESS aims to:

  • Publish high quality peer reviewed, scholarly literature in areas of strategic priority for UTS and beyond, attracting engagement with scholars from around the world
  • Extend the reach, impact and benefits of research conducted at UTS, and by researchers and practitioners around the world, by making it freely available and widely accessible to a global audience, both within and outside the academy
  • Unlock publicly funded research for the benefit of the global community and to facilitate real world impact
  • Advance scholarly communication by exploring new modes of technology driven digital publishing and adhering to international standards of ethical and high quality publishing
UTS ePRESS is committed to ethics, intergrity and best practice in publishing and Open Access. UTS ePRESS and our journals are members of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and follow COPE's codes of conduct and best practice guidelines for publishers and journal editors. Our journals are listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), with seven titles so far awarded the DOAJ Seal for their adherence to exceptionally high publishing standards and best practice.

We are also committed to transparency in Open Access publishing. The Open Access Spectrum Evaluation Tool (OASET) provides readers, authors, funders and libraries with independent and expert evaluation of the openness of UTS ePRESS journal content.