Go mobile, without reinventing the wheel

About the Project

Yāna provides a free, open-source template that open access journals can use as the basis of their own multi-platform mobile applications. The Yāna template provides the basic functionality required by any journal operating on a mobile platform. These include:

Yana Scooter

  • Easy navigation 
  • Online viewing of journal content
  • Bookmarking of favorite articles (in second Alpha release)
  • Information about the journal 

The template also takes advantage of standards-based web technologies to allow publishers to deploy their applications to multiple platforms (iPhone, Android, etc.). We believe that a well-documented and publicly available template has the potential to greatly reduce the cost to each journal publisher of developing a custom mobile application.


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