Hermathena uses Open Journal Systems to peer review manuscript submissions. Open Journal Sytems (OJS) is an open-source software for the management of peer-reviewed academic journals, and is created by the Public Knowledge Project, released under the GUN General Public License. Open Journal Systems (OJS) was designed to facilitate the development of open access, peer-reviewed publishing, providing the technical infrastructure not only for the online presentation of journal articles, but also an entire editorial management workflow, including: article submission, multiple rounds of peer-review, and indexing. OJS relies upon individuals fulfilling different roles, such as the journal manager, editor, reviewer, author, reader, etc. It has a module that supports subscription journals.