Bori’s Open Journal Systems (OJS) Plugin

Bori is a unique Brazilian agency that monitors scientific papers about to be published in scholarly journals and shares them with journalists. Connecting the media to peer-reviewed science helps to increase sharing, visibility, public knowledge, and impact over traditional distribution methods. Bori monitors about one hundred scientific articles per day that are produced by Brazilian […]

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OJS community input needed for submissions list filter design

November 18th, 2022 by  | No Comments

Editors or those with multiple roles in a journal use the submissions lists to identify which submissions need action, which submissions are waiting for reviewers or authors, when they need to nudge other editors to take actions, or when expected tasks are overdue. Sometimes these lists get long and it becomes difficult for editors to […]

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The PKP Amend Copyright Tour 2022

October 17th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on The PKP Amend Copyright Tour 2022

Should copyright be on the open access agenda? John Willinsky says yes as he embarks on a world tour to convince stakeholders that it is time for reform.  With John Willinsky’s new (open access) book from MIT Press as a starting point, this tour of law schools, publishers, societies, funders, and research institutes considers whether […]

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PKP Welcomes UX/UI Designer Devika Goel to the Team

September 19th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on PKP Welcomes UX/UI Designer Devika Goel to the Team

Earlier this month PKP welcomed Devika Goel to the team as a UX/UI designer. Described as a ‘powerhouse’ by some of her colleagues, she is already well on her way to collecting and analyzing data that will help her implement more ‘community-centric design’ in her work. Devika has lots to share about her experiences, her […]

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New preprint analyzing the 25,000+ journals that use PKP’s OJS!

September 16th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on New preprint analyzing the 25,000+ journals that use PKP’s OJS!

If you are interested in Open Journal Systems (OJS), scholarly publishing, and social justice, you will definitely want to check out this latest preprint article, “Recalibrating the Scope of Scholarly Publishing: A Modest Step in a Vast Decolonization Process”.  In it, you will discover that there are over 25,000 (yes, twenty-five thousand!) OJS journals that […]

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Bogotá Sprint 2022: Resumen General | Bogotá Sprint 2022: Round-up Summary

September 14th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Bogotá Sprint 2022: Resumen General | Bogotá Sprint 2022: Round-up Summary

English message follows Spanish El pasado 30 de Junio y 1° de Julio, se llevó a cabo el primer PKP Sprint Latinoamericano, alojado por la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, la Universidad Pedagógica Nacional y la Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas.   Por primera vez, el PKP Sprint se llevó a cabo completamente en español, recibiendo […]

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Embargo No More!

August 29th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Embargo No More!

PKP Welcomes White House Rule on Immediate Open Access.   On August 25th 2022, the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy terminated a major concession to publishers on the road to open access. The OSTP memo indicates that by December 31st, 2025, publishers will have to provide immediate public access to research sponsored by […]

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Bogotá 2022 Sprint Notes Released: Desarrollo de plugin de evaluación de configuración de servidores (permisos de carpetas)

August 24th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Bogotá 2022 Sprint Notes Released: Desarrollo de plugin de evaluación de configuración de servidores (permisos de carpetas)

English message follows Spanish Hemos notado que se suele prestar poca atención a temas de seguridad, ya que se centra la atención en otros aspectos de las plataformas PKP, como el propio proceso editorial o el diseño. Esto suele provocar que las medidas de seguridad que se llegan a implementar solo sean correctivas, es decir, […]

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Canada Foundation for Innovation renews support for Coalition Publica — In a big way!

August 23rd, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Canada Foundation for Innovation renews support for Coalition Publica — In a big way!

We are pleased to share the exciting news that Coalition Publica, a partnership of SFU-based PKP and Université de Montréal-based Erudit, has been awarded $10 million dollars over the next 6 years by the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s Major Science Initiative (MSI) fund. This is a renewal of our 2017-2022 CFI-MSI award and will help […]

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Helsinki 2022 Sprint: Round-up Summary

August 17th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Helsinki 2022 Sprint: Round-up Summary

If you missed out on the updates we have been putting out about the PKP Helsinki Sprint, or if you are looking for a less tech-heavy interpretation, here is a summary of all the amazing work that happened from June 15-16, under the midnight sun. Read on to learn more!

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