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WikiJournal User Group
Open access • Publication charge free • Public peer review • Wikipedia-integrated

WikiJournal User Group is a publishing group of open-access, free-to-publish, Wikipedia-integrated academic journals. <seo title=" WJM, WikiJMed, Wiki.J.Med., WikiJMed, Wikiversity Journal User Group, WikiJournal WikiMed, Free to publish, Open access, Open-access, Non-profit, online journal, Public peer review "/>

Period: 1 July 2021 – 31 December 2021


For program aims and metrics, see programs plan

Item cost (US$) Spent by
Oct 15
Content contribution and community growth
Short video explainers 500 0 Technical elements for member onboarding
Community support and administrative growth
Crossref membership 275 0 Publisher membership with revenue <USD 1M, to be paid in January 2022
COPE membership 806 0 Note: Publisher membership (£584), to be paid in January 2022
OASPA membership 328 0 Professional Small Publishers (€275.00)
CLOCKSS membership 242 0 Publisher membership with revenue <USD 250k
Outreach, awareness and partnerships
Short video explainers 500 0 Explaining journal features and formats for outreach
ACRL presentation 439 0 Registration to conference of Association of College & Research Libraries


For role descriptions, see staffing plan

Item cost (US$) Spent by
Oct 15
Salary 25,000 12,500 0 Distributed dynamically across 6 technical editors.
Tax filing 2,000 0 estimated

Back end development[edit]

Item cost (US$) Spent by
Oct 15
Back end development 12,500 6,000 0 Corresponding to one FTE for three months as a specific project contractor. To be organised with Public Knowledge Project's Open Journal Systems (Development team). Detailed task description.

Operational expenses[edit]

Item cost (US$) Spent by
Oct 15
Insurance coverage estimate 15,000 17 448.75 Management Liability (D&O & EPL) Package, Miscellaneous E&O (Errors and Omissions) and Cyber. Expenditure includes a $30.00 Wells Fargo wire transfer fee.
Corporate lawyer counsel 1,000 270 Advice on bylaws wording request equivalent to “The organisation will never be sold to another publisher.”[lower-alpha 1]
Payroll service (OnPay) 360 0 $60/month (OnPay)
Domain fees 48 0 WikiJMed.org ; WikiJSci.org ; WikiJHum.org ; WikiJPPB.org

Next payment on Oct 27, 2021

Bank account 2 30 Transfer fee

Preliminary total[edit]

  • Initial request: $56,500 (items in strikethrough indicate cut spends)
  • Awarded: $40,000
  • Remaining at Dec 29, 2021: $24,477.52