OJS 2.4.6 has been released

March 17th, 2015 by  | 4 Comments

We are pleased to announce the release of OJS 2.4.6. This release builds on the 2.4.5 release to collect the numerous minor fixes and tweaks that have since been completed. It adds numerous translation updates and several new features, including… DOI exclusions a PDF.js-based PDF viewer plugin An email overhaul better conforming to Sender Protection […]

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A New Forum for PKP

March 9th, 2015 by  | No Comments

As part of our ongoing efforts to improve PKP’s technical infrastructure (such as moving to Git for version control and issue tracking), and in anticipation of the upcoming OJS 3.x line, we are pleased to announce our new support forum: http://forum.pkp.sfu.ca The new forum runs on the open source Discourse platform, used by a wide […]

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PKP|PS: The Only PKP-operated Publishing Service

February 20th, 2015 by  | No Comments

As part of our efforts to sustain the continued development and enhancement of our free, open source software applications, including Open Journal Systems, Open Monograph Press, Open Conference Systems, and Open Harvesting Systems, the Public Knowledge Project operates a commercial service known as PKP Publishing Services (or PKP|PS). This is an optional service, providing extra […]

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Confirmed Speakers & revised Call for Participation

February 18th, 2015 by  | No Comments

We are pleased to announce the keynote speakers for the upcoming PKP 2015 conference: John Maxwell,  Director of the Canadian Institute for Studies in Publishing at SFU, and Associate Professor in the Masters of Publishing program at SFU. Miriam Posner, Digital Humanities program coordinator and member of the core DH faculty at the University of California, […]

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Software Developer? Join our team!

February 17th, 2015 by  | 3 Comments

The Public Knowledge Project is seeking full-time and part-time Software Developers to join our team in providing the leading open source platform for running academic journals, books, and conferences. Reporting to the Lead Technical Architect, PKP Software Developers are responsible for designing, developing, and implementing clear and secure software solutions for a variety of PHP-based […]

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OMP 1.1.1 released

December 19th, 2014 by  | 2 Comments

The Public Knowledge Project team is pleased to announce the release of Open Monograph Press (OMP) 1.1.1. OMP 1.1.1 continues to solidify OMP’s status as a production-caliber monograph management system with continued bug fixes and feature additions:

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Metapress Migration Services Now Available

October 29th, 2014 by  | No Comments

Since the purchase of Metapress by Atypon Systems in April 2014, we have received numerous inquiries regarding the migration of Metapress-hosted content to Open Journal Systems. PKP Publishing Services is pleased to announce that we now provide migration support from Metapress to OJS. Whether you want to use us for your hosting solution or host […]

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Publicizing OJS at your library

October 17th, 2014 by  | No Comments

The University of Waterloo Library recently designed a poster to create awareness in their community of the availability and possibilities of their open source publishing system. The poster is a great example of how to publicize your library publishing services:

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PKP Sprint Fall 2014 Results

October 14th, 2014 by  | No Comments

We had the pleasure of inviting our far-flung community to join us for a few days of intense group work just prior to our 2014 Annual General Meeting. This was our second development sprint and once again a diverse and talented mix of people came together and exceeded our expectations. A blank agenda allowed us […]

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5th International PKP Scholarly Publishing Conference: scholarship, technology, and community

October 9th, 2014 by  | 7 Comments

Save the date! The Public Knowledge Project is pleased to announce that the Fifth International PKP Scholarly Publishing Conference will take place August 12-14, 2015 at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, BC, Canada. In collaboration with the Canadian Institute for Studies in Publishing and the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab / Digital Humanities Summer Institute, the […]

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