Altmetrics Come to OJS: Announcing the Paperbuzz Plugin

April 30th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on Altmetrics Come to OJS: Announcing the Paperbuzz Plugin

PKP is pleased to announce the release of the Paperbuzz Plugin for Open Journal System (OJS) versions 3.1.2 and above, built in cooperation with the Paperbuzz team at Impactstory. This new plugin will bring free altmetrics (an alternative to traditional citation-based metrics) based on open data to thousands of OJS journals.

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Announcing: Reflections and Directions After PKP’s First Two Decades

March 19th, 2018 by  | 1 Comment

The Public Knowledge Project (PKP) is pleased to share our reflections on a community consultation process that saw us receive feedback from a wide range of stakeholders, including scholarly communications experts and past, present, and potential users of PKP software and services. The community consultation was led by the consulting firm BlueSky to BluePrint, with […]

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PKP 2017 Sprint Report: Internal Statistics

September 26th, 2017 by  | Comments Off on PKP 2017 Sprint Report: Internal Statistics

During the 2017 PKP Conference Sprint, our group was responsible to propose enhancements and improvements to the internal workflow statistics of OJS. Our group included Juan Pablo Alperin, Alex Mendonça, Israel Cefrin, Joelle Hatem and had collaborations from Alice Meadows and Ina Smith.

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PKP stands in solidarity with victims of online harassment

February 1st, 2017 by  | 1 Comment

For the past few years, our organization, its team members, and individuals in our user community have been subjected to online harassment by, we have reasonable grounds to believe, an individual who claims PKP is attempting to destroy their business (even though their business relies on the open source software PKP maintains). We have been […]

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OpenCon2016: Ideas and action to increase openness

June 16th, 2016 by  | Comments Off on OpenCon2016: Ideas and action to increase openness

I go to a fair share of conferences and academic events every year (too many, my wife says!), but for the last two years there has been one event that has been a clear favourite of mine—OpenCon. What makes OpenCon stand out is that it is much more than a place for students and early […]

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Substance Consortium

April 27th, 2016 by  | Comments Off on Substance Consortium

Last year, the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) and the Collaborative Knowledge Foundation (CoKo) partnered to support an open source ecosystem for knowledge creation and dissemination. Today, we are proud to announce that, in conjunction with Consortium Érudit, we are taking another concrete step towards this common goal. Our three organizations have identified Substance, a JavaScript […]

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