Another Successful PKP Conference!

September 18th, 2017 by  | No Comments

Thanks again to everyone that was able to join us in Montreal for the PKP 2017 International Scholarly Publishing Conference and Development Sprint. When we held our first conference back in 2007, we had no idea it would still be going strong a decade later. Our partners at Erudit were amazing hosts, ensuring the best […]

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We’re hiring!

August 18th, 2017 by  | Comments Off on We’re hiring!

PKP is currently seeking a talented, full-time Publications and Support Specialist to assist with our PKP’s Publishing Services, to provide support on the PKP Community Forum, and to assist with our other projects. This is a people-oriented service position, and the successful candidate will be an outgoing individual who enjoys working with others and helping […]

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Rethinking bepress

August 8th, 2017 by  | Comments Off on Rethinking bepress

The recent announcement of Elsevier’s acquisition of bepress has generated considerable discussion in the library community, especially by those responsible for providing institutional repository and scholarly publishing services at their institutions. It has also resulted in many questions about Open Journal Systems (OJS) as an alternative option for library publishing programs.

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Impactstory and the Public Knowledge Project Announce Strategic Relationship

July 26th, 2017 by  | 1 Comment

PKP is pleased to announce it has entered into a strategic relationship with the mission driven non-profit Impactstory. PKP and Impactstory are excited to work together to support the adoption of open source software that enables a more open and diverse environment of scholarly activities. PKP and Impactstory will collaborate to develop, increase adoption and […]

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Sprinting is for Everyone

July 14th, 2017 by  | Comments Off on Sprinting is for Everyone

New to sprinting? Not a coder? Not to worry — there is something for everyone at a PKP sprint. PKP sprints typically focus on rapid code development for our open source publishing applications, with small, self-organized teams working together to solve common software issues or make enhancements that will benefit everyone. But good software development […]

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PKP 2017 Sprint – Call for Topics

July 12th, 2017 by  | Comments Off on PKP 2017 Sprint – Call for Topics

PKP is pleased to be holding the 2017 sprint in Montreal, immediately preceding the PKP Conference, co-hosted with Érudit at the University of Montreal. The format will be, as always, in an unconference style, and we invite you to propose topics of interest that you would be willing to lead during the sprint. On the […]

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Recommended Webinars for Learning About Publishing

June 30th, 2017 by  | Comments Off on Recommended Webinars for Learning About Publishing

Finding in-person publishing classes can be a challenge, as is fitting them into your busy schedule. Fortunately, a number of organizations make recordings of their webinars freely available. Take a look at some of these valuable offerings: Crossref https://www.crossref.org/webinars/ Library Publishing Coalition https://www.librarypublishing.org/resources/webinars Open Access Scholarly Publishing Association https://oaspa.org/information-resources/oaspa-webinars/ PKP (watch for more later this […]

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Wrapping up another round of UX testing

June 23rd, 2017 by  | 2 Comments

Thanks again to Sonya Betz of the University of Alberta Libraries for leading another valuable round of UX testing for OJS 3 — and of course to all of our volunteer testers for taking the time to help us improve our software for everyone. In this latest round, we focused on some new developments to […]

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PKP 2017 – 2021 Strategy

June 21st, 2017 by  | Comments Off on PKP 2017 – 2021 Strategy

As part of our ongoing strategic planning process, we’re pleased to release our 2017 – 2021 Strategy. This document has been in development for the past 6 months, going through an extensive process of community consultation and revision. It will serve as a guide in the creation of our detailed work plans and continually remind […]

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PKP 2016-17 Annual Report to the Community

June 19th, 2017 by  | Comments Off on PKP 2016-17 Annual Report to the Community

We’re pleased to release this year’s Annual Report to the Community, which provides a brief overview of our activities and financial information for the past year. We hope you will find it valuable, and we welcome your comments or feedback. Special thanks to Tony Lu, the SFU Library’s outstanding graphic designer, for his work in […]

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