PKP’s New Contributor License Agreement

October 1st, 2018 by  | Comments Off on PKP’s New Contributor License Agreement

We’ve recently added a Contributor License Agreement (CLA) to our git repositories here at PKP. This requests that open-source contributors sign the CLA as part of the process of contributing to our software. The PKP Technical Committee (which is comprised of PKP team members and community members) has been considering how to start using the […]

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Introducing iThenticate support for OJS 3/OMP

June 26th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on Introducing iThenticate support for OJS 3/OMP

PKP is pleased to announce an OJS 3.x/OMP plugin supporting iThenticate for plagiarism detection in submission files. Remember that you will first need to register for an account with iThenticate, which is a separate service from PKP. Once you have that, you can follow the steps below to get it working in OJS or OMP.

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Enriching OJS/OMP with JavaScript, No Coding Required

March 1st, 2018 by  | Comments Off on Enriching OJS/OMP with JavaScript, No Coding Required

Journals frequently look for ways to make their content and websites more interactive, and the most common way to accomplish this is using Javascript to link the site with outside services. We’ve recently released a general-purpose plugin called the “Custom Header Plugin” to help accomplish this. It’ll replace a variety of single-purpose plugins and allow […]

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PKP 2017 Sprint Report: Making Metadata Fields Required

September 21st, 2017 by  | 1 Comment

Special thanks to this group’s participants: Angus F., Sophy O., Alec S., and Ilyass T. During the sprint event at the PKP 2017 International Scholarly Publishing Conference, we formed a small subgroup to introduce OJS 3.x coding by working on a small real-world feature addition. This also illustrates a typical way in which a feature […]

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OMP 3.1 Released

March 1st, 2017 by  | Comments Off on OMP 3.1 Released

The Public Knowledge Project is pleased to announce the release of OMP 3.1.0. This release includes numerous minor bug fixes and tweaks to further refine the OMP 1.2.0 release. It refines the major workflow changes introduced with that release. The catalog presentation is refined, and now includes support for the HTML-based presentation of book content.

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Fall 2016 Sprint Report: REST API

November 16th, 2016 by  | Comments Off on Fall 2016 Sprint Report: REST API

Special thanks to this group’s participants: Brian C, Antti K, Kassim M, and Alec S! During the Fall 2016 PKP Sprint event in Fredericton, New Brunswick, one of the tasks we decided to work on was the development of a REST API for OJS 3.0. REST APIs are a perennial favourite subject — we’ve worked […]

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PKP Sprint 2016: ORCID Integration

May 9th, 2016 by  | 1 Comment

One of the groups in the very successful 2016 PKP Sprint tackled ORCID integration with OJS 2.x. This has long been an area of interest for our community. We set ourselves several goals: Demonstrate basic interaction with the ORCID public API Facilitate accurate, guided collection of ORCIDs for authors and users Familiarize ourselves with various […]

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Plugin Updates

October 30th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on Plugin Updates

The launch of OMP and the redevelopment of OJS 3.0 on that new codebase gives us the opportunity to tackle a bunch of improvements around our support for plugins. Read on for some details about our plans for the near future!

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Hypothes.is plugin for OJS

September 4th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on Hypothes.is plugin for OJS

I was fortunate recently to attend a conference at Schloss Dagstuhl in Germany called

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#PKP5: Sprint Results and OJS 3.0 Beta 1 Release

August 18th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on #PKP5: Sprint Results and OJS 3.0 Beta 1 Release

Thanks to everyone who attended #PKP5 here in Vancouver last week. We only have the chance to gather a portion of our community once every two years, and as a developer it’s inspiring to see some of the things that are happening in our sphere and with our software. I’m also reminded of the huge […]

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