The following features are built into Kotahi 1.0beta. To see your feature ideas added to Kotahi join the Kotahi community!

Ready to Integrate

Integrate with other publishing systems. Kotahi has a full featured API and various adapters are available for DB integrations.

Multiple Workflows

Kotahi supports multiple workflows including the submission, peer review and publishing of everything from preprints, micropubs, journals, and books to exciting new types of publishing!

Realtime updates and chat

Kotahi is built to get the best from web collaboration and supports realtime notifications, chat, synchronized updates and more!

Built for innovation

Kotahi is ready for your innovations and purposely designed to be a highly modular and extensible system. The Kotahi community welcomes innovators!


Kotahi means 'unified' in Māori (we are grateful to iwi for allowing us to use the term). Be part of the Kotahi movement - join the community conversation to improve how research is shared and explore exciting new ways of publishing.

Open Source

Open Source means you own it forever. No license costs, no fear of waking up and your publishing platform is owned by an organzation you don't know or like! Yours, forever.

Edit articles in the browser (in development)

Edit or author articles in the browser!


Versioning is supported so you can easily check changes to a submission.

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White paper. A White paper coming soon!