Updated OJS usage stats

June 24th, 2014 by  | No Comments

The OJS usage statistics have been updated: according to our latest numbers, there were 7021 journals using Open Journal Systems (OJS) available online at the beginning of 2014. The statistics can be found here, with a map here.

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OpenCon 2014: Shaping our Future

June 16th, 2014 by  | No Comments

Our software, Open Journal Systems, has been designed to make it easy and inexpensive to put scholarly content online, free of charge to readers. OJS, now used by over 6000 journals has been PKP’s major contribution to a movement that seeks to change scholarly communications by increasing access to research and scholarship everywhere. However, we […]

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New Horizons for Learning

June 11th, 2014 by  | No Comments

Johns Hopkins University (a PKP Silver sponsor) has just gone live with a new OJS-hosted journal, New Horizons for Learning. The journal, published by the School of Education since the 1980s, was originally hosted on a static website. In a collaboration between the School of Education and the Sheridan Libraries, it was decided to move […]

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PKP Roundup – June 6

June 6th, 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 download numbers: 10.4k downloads of 2.4.4-1 (2.1k unique) 3.2k downloads of 2.4.4-0 (802 unique) OJS Master: Work continues on UI/UX improvements. For an overview of this process, see the project wiki […]

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Announcing forthcoming PKP LOCKSS PLN

June 3rd, 2014 by  | 5 Comments

PKP is developing a Private LOCKSS Network (PLN) to digitally preserve OJS journals. The LOCKSS program offers decentralized and distributed preservation, seamless perpetual access, and preservation of the authentic original version of the content. The PKP PLN will ensure that journals that are not part of the Global LOCKSS Network, which primarily preserves content from […]

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California Digital Library UI/UX review report

May 29th, 2014 by  | No Comments

The California Digital Library became one of the Public Knowledge Project’s first formal development partners in 2012.  As a major part of this commitment, CDL undertook a comprehensive user interface/experience review of the Open Journal Systems (OJS) 3.0 alpha in 2013.  This was a massive undertaking on CDL’s part, requiring considerable preparation on the part […]

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OCS 2.3.6 released

May 28th, 2014 by  | No Comments

The PKP Development Team is pleased to announce the release of OCS 2.3.6. OCS 2.3.6 is a maintenance release, including the various minor patches and fixes released since OCS 2.3.5. It includes minor new features. For complete release notes, see http://pkp.sfu.ca/ocs/RELEASE-2.3.6. OCS 2.3.6 can be downloaded at http://pkp.sfu.ca/ocs_download. Many thanks to our community for their contributions towards […]

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PKP Roundup – May 23

May 23rd, 2014 by  | 4 Comments

Curious what the PKP team has been working on this week? The PKP Roundup gives quick updates on our latest software developments. OCS 2.3.6 is ready for release and we will decide on a definitive date soon. It will include lots of recommended patches and new features. OJS Master: Work continues on UI/UX improvements. Integration […]

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PKP Roundup – May 9

May 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 was released last week and is looking good. OJS 2.4.5 will have a lot of new plugins. At the moment, work is being done on the Objects […]

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OJS 2.4.4 released

May 6th, 2014 by  | No Comments

The PKP Development Team is pleased to announce the release of OJS 2.4.4. This release builds on the 2.4.3 release to collect the numerous minor fixes and tweaks that have since been completed. Beginning with this release, OJS now ships with the Article Level Metrics plugin. Our thanks go out to our partners and the many […]

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