EJOL was initiated as a project by Addis Ababa University libraries in collaboration with Electronic Information Libraries ( EIFL) and Office of Vice President for Research and Technology Transfer of Addis Ababa University (AAU) in 2013. The objective of the project was to provide a platform to publish local journals online using Open Journals System (OJS) to give greater visibility to the participating journals, and to the research convey through open access (OA). The project was successfully completed and launched in 2014 with participation of six OA Journals from AAU and St.Mary University. The EJOL platform is freely available to all open access journals which are locally published in Ethiopia .To participate in EJOL, journals may contact the host AAU Libraries.

EJOL currently hosts 29 Journals, all Open Access Journals
The site has 214 Issues
There are 1191 Full Text Articles for download.