Helping high school researchers get published

  • Published on April 29th, 2014
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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 […]


Good News for PKP Preservation Network

  • Published on November 5th, 2020
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We’re celebrating World Digital Preservation Day (#WDPD2020) with exciting news from PKP’s free digital preservation service, the PKP Preservation Network (PN). Plus, Mark Jordan, Simon Fraser University (SFU) Library’s Associate Dean of Libraries for Digital Strategy and PKP PN partner, sheds some light on our “dark archive” in a PKP exclusive interview.


UAL Continues Support for Open Infrastructure

  • Published on October 30th, 2020
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PKP is pleased to announce the University of Alberta Library (UAL) has renewed their commitment as a major Development Partner.  


OPERAS Diamond Open Access Study

  • Published on July 23rd, 2020
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Is your journal free of charge to both readers and authors? Does it follow the “diamond model?” If yes, OPERAS needs your help!


Toward a Post-Covid World of Open Access

  • Published on July 3rd, 2020
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The global scale of the current pandemic has led to what feels like a remarkably unprecedented level of solidarity in a world pulling together (while standing apart) amid this common cause of fighting the spread of Covid-19. In the area in which I work (from home) of scholarly communication, publishers have been not only creating […]

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DIG Report – Spring 2020

  • Published on June 26th, 2020
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Over the past few months, PKP’s Documentation Interest Group (DIG) has been largely focused on two key areas: updates to documentation for Open Journal Systems (OJS) 3.2 and translation workflows. Our thanks to documentation sprinters and contributors for their ongoing work and support.

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OJS, OMP, and OPS 3.2.1 Release

  • Published on June 22nd, 2020
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It’s time to upgrade! PKP is pleased to announce the release of OJS, OMP, and OPS 3.2.1. With this release, Open Preprint Systems (OPS) is officially out of beta, joining Open Journal Systems (OJS) and Open Monograph Press (OMP) in our regular release and support cycle. 


OJS in the Online Classroom: Engaging Students with Course Journals

  • Published on June 15th, 2020
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As post-secondary instructors adapt to providing online instruction for the foreseeable future, many are looking for new ways to engage with students in an online environment. Course journal projects, using Open Journal Systems (OJS), can offer one such opportunity.


Is Your Journal Accessible? Working With Community to Make OJS Open for All

  • Published on May 21st, 2020
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In celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), PKP’s newly formed Accessibility Interest Group shares an update on what PKP is doing to improve the accessibility of Open Journal Systems – and what authors, editors and publishers need to know to do their part as well.


Accessibility Interest Group

  • Published on May 21st, 2020
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Purpose The Accessibility Interest Group (AIG) educates, informs, contributes to, and advocates for accessibility in PKP software.  Goals Keep stakeholders updated on the accessibility work underway at PKP. Solicit and direct community contributions towards PKP’s accessibility efforts through testing and documentation. Educate the scholarly publishing community on accessibility best practices.  Advocate for change to improve […]