Announcement: PKP Joins OPERAS

May 27th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on Announcement: PKP Joins OPERAS

The OPERAS Core Group has unanimously accepted PKP’s application to join OPERAS as an international partner. Coordinated by OpenEdition and Huma-Num, OPERAS (Open Access in the European research area through scholarly communication) supports research infrastructure in the social sciences and humanities. Its main goal is to enable “Open Science as the standard practice.”

In a statement to OPERAS, PKP Director John Willinsky shared:

“We at the Public Knowledge Project are delighted to able to join OPERAS in its commendable efforts to extend the scholarly infrastructure of open access. PKP looks forward to participating in OPERAS’ design study with its wonderful array of active partners, leading to the development of sustainable, interoperable, open source systems for advancing the quality and reach of research and scholarship.”

PKP is looking forward to working with the 40 organizations from 16 countries to build the open infrastructure required for the widespread adoption of Open Access.

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