If you are in Latin America and are using OJS, you will definitely want to check out the OJS Latin America Blog. It is an excellent resource to add to your RSS feed reader!
For people interested in building local communities around OJS or other PKP tools, this serves as an outstanding example!
Open Journal Systems (OJS) now includes a plug-in to support authors’ compliance with the European open access policies, i.e. the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) Open Access Pilot and the European Research Council (ERC) Scientific Council Guidelines for Open Access. While submitting their articles to an OJS-based journal authors can now easily acknowledge the related project funding.
The PKP Development Team is pleased to announce the release of OJS 2.3.4.
OJS 2.3.4 builds upon the successful 2.3.3 release by incorporating the Recommended Patches (see http://pkp.sfu.ca/wiki/index.php/OJS_2.3.3-3_Recommended_Patches) for that release, and adding two new features:
- OpenAIRE Compliance
- Subscribers Report Plugin
Our OJS tracker has now found at least 8300 installations from around the world as of this quarter:
We're continuing to see strong growth from around the world, with OJS being used for traditional journals, but also for reports, learning management systems, monographs, and more.
The latest release of OJS, version 2.3.3-2, has now been declared stable. Sites operating production journals may now safely upgrade and take advantage of the many new features this release introduces.
You can find out more about what is included in this release in the OJS User Guide, found on the Documentation page.
The PKP Team is happy to announce that the University of Murcia is now providing a course, in Spanish, on using Open Journal Systems in a scholarly publishing environment. Titled Electronic Publishing of Scholar Journals with Open Journal Systems (OJS), the course will explore the current issues surrounding the electronic publishing of scholar journals, and will fully explore the web application OJS.
Our OJS tracker has found at least 7000 installations from around the world as of this month:
The PKP Development Team is pleased to announce the release of OJS 2.3.3.
OJS 2.3.3 builds upon the successful 2.3.2 release with a large number of minor bug fixes and code tune-ups, and adds a number of translations that were not previously complete.
OJS 2.3.3 also introduces several major new features:
- Article view enhancements
- Reading Tools redesign
- Citation Markup Assistant
- Book review solicitation and workflow plugin
- SWORD Deposit Support
- New user management functionality, including batch merge
The PKP team is happy to announce that the release of OJS 2.3.3 is nearly complete. We've made a Release Candidate (RC) package available to anyone who wants to help with the final round of testing -- it's available at:
Please let us know on the forum if you have a chance to install and test this package.