PKP|PS: The Only PKP-operated Publishing Service

February 20th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on PKP|PS: The Only PKP-operated Publishing Service

As part of our efforts to sustain the continued development and enhancement of our free, open source software applications, including Open Journal Systems, Open Monograph Press, Open Conference Systems, and Open Harvesting Systems, the Public Knowledge Project operates a commercial service known as PKP Publishing Services (or PKP|PS). This is an optional service, providing extra […]

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Confirmed Speakers & revised Call for Participation

February 18th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on Confirmed Speakers & revised Call for Participation

We are pleased to announce the keynote speakers for the upcoming PKP 2015 conference: John Maxwell,  Director of the Canadian Institute for Studies in Publishing at SFU, and Associate Professor in the Masters of Publishing program at SFU. Miriam Posner, Digital Humanities program coordinator and member of the core DH faculty at the University of California, […]

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OMP 1.1.1 released

December 19th, 2014 by  | 3 Comments

The Public Knowledge Project team is pleased to announce the release of Open Monograph Press (OMP) 1.1.1. OMP 1.1.1 continues to solidify OMP’s status as a production-caliber monograph management system with continued bug fixes and feature additions:

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Metapress Migration Services Now Available

October 29th, 2014 by  | Comments Off on Metapress Migration Services Now Available

Since the purchase of Metapress by Atypon Systems in April 2014, we have received numerous inquiries regarding the migration of Metapress-hosted content to Open Journal Systems. PKP Publishing Services is pleased to announce that we now provide migration support from Metapress to OJS. Whether you want to use us for your hosting solution or host […]

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Publicizing OJS at your library

October 17th, 2014 by  | Comments Off on Publicizing OJS at your library

The University of Waterloo Library recently designed a poster to create awareness in their community of the availability and possibilities of their open source publishing system. The poster is a great example of how to publicize your library publishing services:

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PKP Sprint Fall 2014 Results

October 14th, 2014 by  | Comments Off on PKP Sprint Fall 2014 Results

We had the pleasure of inviting our far-flung community to join us for a few days of intense group work just prior to our 2014 Annual General Meeting. This was our second development sprint and once again a diverse and talented mix of people came together and exceeded our expectations. A blank agenda allowed us […]

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5th International PKP Scholarly Publishing Conference: scholarship, technology, and community

October 9th, 2014 by  | 7 Comments

Save the date! The Public Knowledge Project is pleased to announce that the Fifth International PKP Scholarly Publishing Conference will take place August 12-14, 2015 at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, BC, Canada. In collaboration with the Canadian Institute for Studies in Publishing and the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab / Digital Humanities Summer Institute, the […]

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Annual Report 2013 available

October 2nd, 2014 by  | Comments Off on Annual Report 2013 available

Concurrent with the PKP Annual General Meeting, which takes place tomorrow October 3rd in Burnaby, Canada, PKP has published its annual report for 2013. The report includes updates for all our areas of activity: such as software development, research,  and community involvement.

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PKP Roundup – September 29

September 29th, 2014 by  | Comments Off on PKP Roundup – September 29

Curious what the PKP team has been working on this week? The PKP Roundup gives quick updates on our latest software (and other) developments. PKP Development Sprint: Following on our very successful first development sprint in March 2014, this week PKP developers will once more gather with many of our partners to work intensively on […]

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OJS 2.4.5 has been released!

September 18th, 2014 by  | 4 Comments

You will find the release notes here, but some of the more exciting new features are: OJS now supports automatic CrossRef deposits. With this new version of OJS comes an updated “2.0” release of the CrossRef plugin, adding new functionality and features; such as automatic deposits. This plugin will see continued refinement and improvement as […]

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