New OJS Theme Available

May 22nd, 2018 by  | No Comments

We’re very excited to announce the release of the “Health Science” theme for OJS 3.1.1, freely available to anyone to use or modify for their journal.

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EKT and the Public Knowledge Project Announce Strategic Partnership

May 9th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on EKT and the Public Knowledge Project Announce Strategic Partnership

PKP is pleased to announce the establishment of a new strategic partnership with the National Documentation Centre (EKT) of Greece.  EKT has been a major adopter and advocate for PKP’s Open Journal Systems (OJS) and Open Monograph Press (OMP) both in Greece and throughout Europe.

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Heidelberg Sprint 2018

May 7th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on Heidelberg Sprint 2018

Ready to sprint? We’re getting ready for another PKP sprint, this time in fabulous Heidelberg, Germany. The sprint will run from Thursday, September 20 through Friday, September 21, 2018. We are extremely grateful to our local host, the University of Heidelberg and look forward to meeting more friends from the German OJS network and elsewhere. […]

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OCS Update

May 4th, 2018 by  | 2 Comments

Last year, we published a blog post announcing our decision to cease development on Open Conference Systems for a year while we dedicated our limited resources to Open Journal Systems and Open Monograph Press development. As that year comes to an end, we have made the decision to continue the freeze for another year.

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PKP’s Juan Pablo Alperin Receives Open Scholarship Award

April 16th, 2018 by  | 1 Comment

Congratulations to Juan Pablo Alperin, PKP Associate Faculty Director of Research, in receiving the Open Scholarship Award from the Canadian Social Knowledge Institute. Award recipients demonstrate exemplary open scholarship via research, projects, or initiatives. These awards are intended to acknowledge and celebrate exemplary open scholarship, nominated via an open process.

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Open Journal System 3 Examples

April 12th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on Open Journal System 3 Examples

The jump from OJS 2 to OJS 3 is a big one, with implications both in terms of technology (planning and executing an upgrade) and training (helping editors learn the new system). Many journals have now made the switch, however, and we wanted to share some examples of the results of their efforts. Congratulations to […]

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Report from the Third OJS-de.net Conference in Berlin

April 9th, 2018 by  | 1 Comment

On February 1st and 2nd, 2018 the German speaking OJS community met again for the third OJS-de.net conference in Berlin at Freie Universität. About 70 representatives from various German speaking universities, research institutes and libraries participated. During the first day, a wide range of talks and presentations, mainly focusing on OJS 3 experiences as well […]

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OJS 3.1.1 and OMP 3.1.1 Released

April 5th, 2018 by  | 1 Comment

We’re pleased to announce the release of OJS 3.1.1 and OMP 3.1.1. This release includes several important enhancements, including: Improved role sharing for editors, authors, and reviewers Enhanced reviewer selection Improved Submission Library utility Public identifiers for chapters (OMP) Improved subscription support (OJS) Add support for catalog paging (OMP) Support browsing by section, subject and […]

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Library Publishing Curriculum Pilot Workshops at the Library Publishing Forum

March 16th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on Library Publishing Curriculum Pilot Workshops at the Library Publishing Forum

The Developing A Curriculum to Advance Library-Based Publishing project will host a pair of in-person workshops based on the first two curriculum modules released this spring, Content and Impact. Both will take place on Thursday, May 24 (the day after the Library Publishing Forum) at the University of Minnesota. Each workshop is limited to 20 participants, to be selected through a brief application […]

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OJS 3 Editorial Workflow Course Now Available

March 5th, 2018 by  | 3 Comments

Our second PKP School course — on the OJS 3 editorial workflow — is now available! This course compliments Setting Up a Journal with OJS 3, released late last year, which covered the basic setup steps to get up and running. Like all PKP School courses, this one is also offered completely free of charge, […]

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