PKP Roundup – May 2

May 2nd, 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 developments. OJS Stable line (2.4.x): OJS 2.4.4 is scheduled for release on Tuesday May 6. The main translation round has been completed and committed, and we are working on integrating some last-minute additions. The […]

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Helping high school researchers get published

April 29th, 2014 by  | No Comments

The University of Alberta Libraries (a PKP Platinum sponsor) have established a partnership agreement with a local high school to establish a peer-reviewed journal for the research that comes out of their prestigious Advanced Placement Capstone Diploma Program (a Cambridge University initiative). The publication, tentatively named The Cornerstone, will have a home on the University […]

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PKP Roundup – April 25

April 25th, 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 developments. OJS Stable line (2.4.x): OJS 2.4.4 is scheduled for release very soon; a more definitive date will be decided upon this coming Monday. In the meantime, work is still continuing on the translations […]

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PKP Roundup – April 11

April 12th, 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 developments. OJS Stable line (2.4.x): OJS 2.4.4. is scheduled for release in the next two weeks: work is being done on making sure all translations are in place and that all new additions and […]

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PKP Roundup

April 7th, 2014 by  | No Comments

Curious what the PKP team has been working on last week? The PKP Roundup gives quick updates on our latest software developments. OJS Stable line (2.4.x): OJS 2.4.4. is scheduled for release soon: work is being done on some recommended patches that came out of our latest development sprint, and we are in the process […]

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PKP Donation Drive

April 3rd, 2014 by  | No Comments

Like all successful open-source software projects, PKP relies heavily on its community of users to participate and contribute in a variety of ways. Our activities would not be possible without the continued support from all of our users. They ensure that our software, including Open Journal Systems, Open Conference Systems, and Open Monograph Press, continues […]

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PKP Sprint

March 28th, 2014 by  | 1 Comment

We recently held our first (but certainly not our last) in-person sprint development session, on March 9-10, 2014, bringing PKP’s developers and outside contributors together to build shared experience working intensively on a limited agenda. The sprint was a lightweight unconference-style event, with a focus on outcomes that could be achieved within the limits of […]

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New PKP School Courses

March 11th, 2014 by  | 1 Comment

The PKP School continues to grow! With financial support from INASP and USAID, we’ve added a new financial module to the Becoming an Editors course (http://pkpschool.sfu.ca/becoming-an-editor/module-8/), and two new courses: Writing for Publication  and Becoming a Reviewer. Both courses are aimed at new scholars and scientists, and not only provide assistance in using OJS in their roles as authors and reviewers, but also help […]

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OMP 1.1 Released

March 4th, 2014 by  | No Comments

The Public Knowledge Project team is pleased to announce the release of Open Monograph Press (OMP) 1.1. OMP is an open source software platform for managing the editorial workflow required to see monographs, edited volumes, and scholarly editions through internal and external review, editing, cataloguing, production, and publication. OMP will operate, as well, as a press […]

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OpenEdition: PKP’s first European sponsor

February 21st, 2014 by  | No Comments

We are very proud to announce our first European sponsor: OpenEdition. OpenEdition “is proud to support [PKP, and] thereby contribute to the development of open source solutions for digital publishing. This partnership demonstrates the shared vision of OpenEdition and PKP to promote open access academic and scientific publishing by providing innovative and scalable professional solutions.” […]

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