MacEwan Open Journals is a platform for hosting academic open access journals and conference proceedings managed by members of the MacEwan University community. It is administered by MacEwan University Library.
If you have questions about this no-fee service please contact Robyn Hall, Scholarly Communications Librarian. Additional information and help with setting up and maintaining sites on this platform can also be found here.
If you have a question about a particular publication, please contact the appropriate member of the publishing team, found in the 'About' page of each of the journals and proceedings listed below.
Open Access Journals
MacEwan University Student eJournal
The MacEwan University Student eJournal (MUSe) publishes select works of MacEwan University students that have passed a rigorous peer-review process. Published works are exceptional examples of student engagement with MacEwan’s program goals and learning outcomes.
Earth Common Journal
Earth Common Journal (ECJ) is an international undergraduate peer-reviewed journal that provides a forum where students communicate a diversity of ideas and information on issues concerning conservation, sustainability, and global warming. ECJ is published by MacEwan University's Bachelor of Communication Studies program. It is published annually in September, with its inaugural issue released in 2011. It accepts articles from all disciplines, and includes research projects that are empirical, qualitative, creative, and interdisciplinary in content and approach. It also accepts articles from students internationally, to provide global perspectives and discussions on conservation, sustainability, and global warming.
Social, Health, and Communication Studies Journal
Social, Health, and Communication Studies Journal (SHCSJ) is an international peer-reviewed journal that provides a forum where academics communicate a diversity of ideas and information on issues concerning social, health, and communication studies. Social, Health, and Communication Studies Journal (SHCSJ) is published collaboratively by the Department of Communication Studies program, and the Ukrainian Resource Development Centre at MacEwan University, as well as the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. It is published annually, and accepts articles from academics and phd students, and includes research projects that are empirical, qualitative, and interdisciplinary in content and approach. All articles are accepted in English, only.
Lucidity Letter - Back Issues
The issues of Lucidity Letter archived on this site were originally published as a newsletter (1981-1985) and then as a journal (1985-1991) published by the Lucidity Association, a nonprofit organization devoted to education about, and research into, the lucid dream and related phenomena.
Asia Pacific and Globalization Review
The Asia Pacific and Globalization Review (APGR) is a peer-reviewed online journal focused on the challenges and creative opportunities facing multinational companies emerging from the Asia Pacific region. Published by the MacEwan School of Business’s Institute for Asia Pacific Studies (IAPS), major topics include entry modes, international mergers and acquisitions, accounting and taxation practices, marketing approaches, head office location, human resources management, corporate social responsibility, as well as other relevant political and cultural issues.
Student Research Week Proceedings
This site features session abstracts and examples of undergraduate student work presented during MacEwan University's Student Research Week held annually each January.
The Undergraduate Research in Science Conference of Alberta (URSCA) provides the opportunity to showcase excellence in undergraduate research conducted by students in universities across Alberta. Its objective is to bring together students and faculty involved with undergraduate research with business and industry from across Alberta, to showcase outstanding examples of undergraduate research and engage future employers. MacEwan Open Journals is pleased to host the URSCA conference proceedings.