Library Publishing Forum – Call for Proposals

October 31st, 2018 by  | Comments Off on Library Publishing Forum – Call for Proposals

The Library Publishing Forum is an annual conference bringing together representatives from libraries engaged in (or considering) publishing initiatives to define and address major questions and challenges; to identify and document collaborative opportunities; and to strengthen and promote this community of practice. The Forum includes representatives from a broad, international spectrum of academic library backgrounds, […]

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OJS Mexico Community Meets and Learns in Puebla

October 11th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on OJS Mexico Community Meets and Learns in Puebla

Here at PKP, we are thrilled to learn about the activities of the OJS community around the world and are always on the look out for news about local user groups. If you are part of a local OJS user group, please let us know about your work and how we can help! The following […]

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“Classic” Theme Released for OJS 3.1.1-1+

October 9th, 2018 by  | 1 Comment

We are very pleased to announce the release of the new “Classic” theme, freely available to the OJS community. You can view the online demo and install it today from your plugin gallery if you are running OJS version 3.1.1-1 or later.

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We’re Hiring: Communications Assistant

October 4th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on We’re Hiring: Communications Assistant

PKP is currently seeking a talented, full-time Communications Assistant to help with our PKP’s outreach and community building efforts. The successful candidate will be an outgoing, self-directed individual who enjoys working with others and helping the world discover more about us and our wonderful community. Find out more here!

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Sprinting in Heidelberg

October 2nd, 2018 by  | Comments Off on Sprinting in Heidelberg

The PKP sprint at the Heidelberg University Library was fully attended with 40 participants from 14 countries (including one from Bangladesh!) representing university libraries, university presses, national platforms, and commercial and non-commercial publishers.

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El segundo curso de PKP School en español / The Second PKP School Course in Spanish

September 28th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on El segundo curso de PKP School en español / The Second PKP School Course in Spanish

Gracias de nuevo al arduo trabajo de la traductora María Elena Sánchez Salazar, con el apoyo del equipo editorial del Instituto de Geografía de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), tenemos el segundo curso de PKP School en español – Flujo de trabajo editorial en OJS 3. Gracias también a Raúl Marcó del Pont […]

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Coalition Publi.ca, a national partnership providing sustainable support for journals transitioning to open access

September 27th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on Coalition Publi.ca, a national partnership providing sustainable support for journals transitioning to open access

Created in the spring of 2017, Coalition Publi.ca aims to establish an infrastructure dedicated to the digital production and dissemination of research results in the Canadian humanities and social sciences (HSS). The project is now guided by an advisory committee with representatives from various stakeholders within academia.

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PKP and SciELO Announce Development of Open Source Preprint Server System

September 22nd, 2018 by  | 1 Comment

In recognition of PKP and SciELO’s twentieth anniversary, the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) and SciELO Program are entering into an agreement to develop a Preprint Server system on the principles that have guided these two organizations over the last two decades. These governing principles include recognizing the value of: (a) independent manuscript evaluation systems and […]

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New Agreement between Ubiquity Press and the Public Knowledge Project to Support Open Source Publishing

September 22nd, 2018 by  | Comments Off on New Agreement between Ubiquity Press and the Public Knowledge Project to Support Open Source Publishing

Ubiquity Press and the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) have entered into an agreement to work more closely together. This agreement is strategically aligned with Ubiquity’s commitment to Open Source Software under its new Customer Charter. Ubiquity has used the Open Journal Systems (OJS) software to manage the editorial process for its journals since inception and […]

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Health Science Theme Style Guide

September 4th, 2018 by  | 1 Comment

Earlier this year, we released the first in our series of new themes for OJS 3 — the Health Science theme. Using the contemporary and humanist typeface, Fira Sans, this theme was designed with cleanliness, simplicity and accessibility in mind. Today, we’d like to share a new style guide we’ve written to help you make […]

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