Software Developer? Join our team!

October 9th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on Software Developer? Join our team!

The Public Knowledge Project is seeking full-time and part-time Software Developers to join our team in providing the leading open source platform for running academic journals, books, and conferences. Reporting to the Lead Technical Architect, PKP Software Developers are responsible for designing, developing, and implementing clear and secure software solutions for a variety of PHP-based […]

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PKP 2015 Conference overview

August 20th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on PKP 2015 Conference overview

Greetings from PKP! The Fifth PKP Scholarly Publishing Conference, held Aug 11-14 in Vancouver, Canada, was a great success. We were thrilled to host numerous presentations covering a wide variety of topics, as well as participants attending from countries around the world, including Canada, the US, Nepal, UK, Sri Lanka, Germany, Mexico, Colombia, South Africa, […]

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PKP Launches New Open Access Publishing Cooperative Study

July 1st, 2015 by  | 1 Comment

The Public Knowledge Project is pleased to announce the launch of the Open Access Publishing Cooperative Study. This two-year initiative, in collaboration with the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) and other important stakeholders, will explore the feasibility of establishing publishing cooperatives that bring together libraries, journals, scholarly societies, presses, and others as a […]

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SFU Library Receives .CA Community Investment Program Grant

June 17th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on SFU Library Receives .CA Community Investment Program Grant

The Simon Fraser University Library ( is pleased to announce that it is among the 25 Canadian not-for-profit organizations working on the cutting-edge of Internet issues and services to receive funding from the .CA Community Investment Program. This fund, generated from the registration of .CA domains, supports Canada’s Internet community with funding for research, infrastructure, […]

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Islandora and the Public Knowledge Project Announce Strategic Relationship

June 8th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on Islandora and the Public Knowledge Project Announce Strategic Relationship

The Public Knowledge Project and Islandora are pleased to announce a strategic relationship to advocate and support the use of open source technologies that support scholarly publishing and research. Both Islandora and PKP are successful open source projects that serve a very similar community of academics and researchers. Both parties will encourage collaboration amongst their […]

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Join our XML Project team!

May 25th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on Join our XML Project team!

 PKP is seeking (initially) a half-time Software Developer to join our XML Project team. Duties will include maintaining the PKP XML web stack currently hosted at, adding new features and parsing libraries, actively participating in an international developer community, conferring with users to better understand system requirements and usability issues, investigating problem areas, and […]

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Registration is now open for PKP 2015 conference

May 11th, 2015 by  | 1 Comment

Registration is now open for the 2015 Public Knowledge Project conference, taking place August 11 – 14 in Vancouver, BC, Canada. PKP5 | Building Open Infrastructure and Programs for Digital Humanities, Publishing, and Libraries. In collaboration with SFU’s Canadian Institute for Studies in Publishing and the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab / Digital Humanities Summer Institute […]

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OJS Training Workshop at McMaster University

May 5th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on OJS Training Workshop at McMaster University

For those of you in Canada: The OCUL Publishing-Hosting Community invites you to a free Open Journal Systems Training Workshop at McMaster University, May 13-14.

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OJS 2.4.6 has been released

March 17th, 2015 by  | 9 Comments

We are pleased to announce the release of OJS 2.4.6. This release builds on the 2.4.5 release to collect the numerous minor fixes and tweaks that have since been completed. It adds numerous translation updates and several new features, including… DOI exclusions a PDF.js-based PDF viewer plugin An email overhaul better conforming to Sender Protection […]

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A New Forum for PKP

March 9th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on A New Forum for PKP

As part of our ongoing efforts to improve PKP’s technical infrastructure (such as moving to Git for version control and issue tracking), and in anticipation of the upcoming OJS 3.x line, we are pleased to announce our new support forum: The new forum runs on the open source Discourse platform, used by a wide […]

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