Browse Journals and Peer-Reviewed Series

This collection features hosted journals supported by The Keep. These journals offer open access to peer-reviewed, substantive scholarly work.

Contact if you would like a custom-designed hosted site for your journal. We can host journals of EIU-affiliated scholarly societies and organizations, academic departments, and more.

Graduate Research in Technology & Sustainability (Journals)

ISSN 2375-9062

ISSN: 2375-9062

GRITS (Graduate Research In Technology and Sustainability) is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal highlighting quality graduate and undergraduate research in the areas of technology and sustainability.

GRITS accepts submissions on an on-going basis.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy (Journals)

ISSN 1941-8043

The Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy (JCBA) is a publication of the National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education.

JCBA is an open access, peer-reviewed, online periodical the purpose of which is to advance research and scholarly thought related to academic collective bargaining and to make relevant and pragmatic peer-reviewed research readily accessible to practitioners and to scholars in the field.

We welcome submissions from a wide community of practitioners including, but not limited to college and university faculty, graduate students, administrators, union leaders, and others with an interest in collective bargaining in the academy. Please see the Aims & Scope page for more information.

JCBA is supported in part by a generous contribution from TIAA and is hosted by the institutional repository of Eastern Illinois University (EIU), The Keep (a service of EIU's Booth Library).

Journal of Health Education, Research, and Applied Practice (Journals)

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal. Intro text here

Journal of the North American Management Society (Journals)

ISSN 2331-7272

The Journal of the North American Management Society [JNAMS] is the official journal of the North American Management Society [NAMS]. JNAMS is a multidisciplinary, online, and open access journal of interest to scholars, professionals, students, and practitioners in a broad range of management thinking.

There are no submission fees, publication fees, or access fees.

Fields of study included in the journal encompass human resources, management education, general management, organizations, ethics, leadership, entrepreneurship, global strategy, nonprofit & public management, and more.

JNAMS includes both peer-reviewed articles and non-peer-reviewed materials such as essays, book reviews, pilot studies, and commentary. JNAMS is committed to developing theoretical and practical knowledge about management and welcomes the full and equal participation of scholars and practitioners alike.

Journal of Transformative Touch (Journals)

ISSN 2767-7176

The Journal of Transformative Touch is a peer-reviewed journal advancing any and all aspects of therapeutic touch. Our mission is to provide an open forum for the various modalities and sciences that seek to understand touch in its promotion of well-being and healing. By bridging clinical practices, education, science, and the arts we can aid in creating a strong synergistic field among researchers and practitioners alike.

About the Zero Balancing Touch Foundation (ZBTF)

The ZBTF is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to promoting the therapeutic use of skilled touch as a means of improving a person’s health and vitality. An international organization, the ZBTF’s mission is to educate health care professionals and the general public about the benefits of touch in bodywork therapies through research, conferences and through this Journal. To learn more visit

The Councilor: A National Journal of the Social Studies (Journals)

The Councilor: A National Journal of the Social Studies is a peer-reviewed, academic journal. Originating with the Illinois Council for the Social Studies in 1939, The Councilor has become national in scope with an international audience. The Councilor publishes research and practitioner articles concerned with social studies education, social sciences, history, and interdisciplinary studies. Due to the emerging nature of America’s culture wars, The Councilor will have a keen eye on topics related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in public and private schools and universities.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

The Eastern Illinois University Political Science Review (Journals)

About this Journal

The Eastern Illinois University Political Science Review is an online journal created specifically for undergraduate students of political science. The journal consists of a variety of high-quality, peer reviewed undergraduate papers. Nearly any type of political science paper from an Eastern Illinois University Political Science course at the 3000-4000 level can be submitted to the journal including: position papers, analytical critiques, research papers, book reviews, case briefs, and many more.

The journal itself emerged out of the EIU Political Science Department's commitment to the academic and professional development of its students, and it also contributes to growing interest on Eastern's campus in ways to encourage undergraduate students to become active in the research process. And it should be noted that a number of the students who have published in the EIU Political Science Review also have presented their research at conferences or university/college poster sessions.

Why Submit a Paper to the EIU Political Science Review?

Submission of a paper to the EIU Political Science Review is a rare opportunity to have undergraduate works published in an academic journal. This journal is a chance for undergraduate students to display their strong critical thinking and writing skills as well add an impressive line on a resume. Moreover, for students planning on going to graduate school or law school, a published paper can help gain the edge needed for admission to competitive programs.

How to Submit a Paper?

The process is quick and easy; simply email an electronic copy (.doc, .docx, or .pdf), and the reviewing process will be initiated. Please do your best to correct for any spelling and grammatical errors before submission, as this journal is for high-quality undergraduate works.

To submit a paper, please email an electronic copy to Kristen Gisondi, Managing Editor and Presidential Graduate Assistant, Political Science Department.

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