OMP 1.1.1 released

December 19th, 2014 by  | No 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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Call for Proposals – PKP Conference 2015

November 17th, 2014 by  | 5 Comments

The fifth PKP international scholarly publishing conference, which takes place August 13-14 2015, will be an opportunity for participants to engage on the important concept of openness in all of its manifestations. Open source, open science, open data, open access, open education, and open learning are not only integral themes in the scholarly communication landscape, […]

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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  | 5 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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Annual Report 2013 available

October 2nd, 2014 by  | No Comments

Concurrent with the PKP Annual General Meeting, which takes place tomorrow October 3rd in Burnaby, Canada, PKP has published its annual report for 2013. The report includes updates for all our areas of activity: such as software development, research,  and community involvement.

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PKP Roundup – September 29

September 29th, 2014 by  | No Comments

Curious what the PKP team has been working on this week? The PKP Roundup gives quick updates on our latest software (and other) developments. PKP Development Sprint: Following on our very successful first development sprint in March 2014, this week PKP developers will once more gather with many of our partners to work intensively on […]

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OJS 2.4.5 has been released!

September 18th, 2014 by  | 4 Comments

You will find the release notes here, but some of the more exciting new features are: OJS now supports automatic CrossRef deposits. With this new version of OJS comes an updated “2.0” release of the CrossRef plugin, adding new functionality and features; such as automatic deposits. This plugin will see continued refinement and improvement as […]

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Introducing the Developers blog

September 15th, 2014 by  | 6 Comments

Hello all, This is the first of what will hopefully become a series of posts about the technical aspects of PKP software, including tips and tricks for developers and system administrators. We hope it will be useful to anyone maintaining or customizing an OJS installation or interested in contributing. You will find all the developer […]

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