OJS 2.4.7 Released

October 13th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on OJS 2.4.7 Released

The Public Knowledge Project is pleased to announce the release of OJS 2.4.7. This release builds on the 2.4.6 release to collect the numerous minor fixes and tweaks that have since been completed. It adds numerous translation updates and several new features. Alignment with Section 508 accessibility guidelines is improved. Our thanks go out to […]

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Editage Becomes a PKP Strategic Partner

October 2nd, 2015 by  | Comments Off on Editage Becomes a PKP Strategic Partner

Editage, a leader in English-language editing and publication support services, announces a strategic partnership with the Public Knowledge Project (PKP). Through this partnership, Editage makes available discounted services editing and journal support to users of Open Journal Systems (OJS) created by PKP.

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How Many Journals Use OJS?

October 1st, 2015 by  | Comments Off on How Many Journals Use OJS?

How many journals use OJS? This is one of the most frequent questions that PKP receives and the quickest answer is — a lot. Providing a more specific answer to that question is a challenge and for the past few years PKP has undertaken an annual exercise to count all of the journals currently using […]

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Status Report on PKP and Article-Level Metrics

September 4th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on Status Report on PKP and Article-Level Metrics

For the past year, PKP has been developing and testing an implementation of the open source Article-Level Metrics application called Lagotto (formerly ALM) from the Public Library of Science (PLOS). We invited a small number of journals from the OJS user community to act as the test group for this beta service as we determine […]

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PKP 2015 – Videos Now Online

August 25th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on PKP 2015 – Videos Now Online

If you missed attending the PKP 2015 conference, or just want to re-live your favourite moments, the videos are now available on the conference web site. We have also added the videos from the PKP Annual General Meeting, as well as the 2014 Annual Report.

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Richard Poynder Interviews Dr. John Willinsky on Open Access to Research

May 14th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on Richard Poynder Interviews Dr. John Willinsky on Open Access to Research

PKP Director Dr. Willinsky discusses the importance of open access in an unequal global division of scholarship, the epistemological and legal arguments for making research accessible, the intellectual foundations of the Public Knowledge Project (managed by the SFU Library) and its plans for the future in providing socially just, community-based, open source, open access options […]

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Crowdsourcing a Library Publishing Course

January 28th, 2014 by  | 3 Comments

The PKP School is developing a new course on building library publishing programs, but instead of having one or two people create it, we’re opening it up for anyone to help crowdsource the curriculum. Please drop by the draft syllabus and add your thoughts: http://tinyurl.com/leskmap

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PKP Documentation

September 25th, 2013 by  | Comments Off on PKP Documentation

OJS Documentation OMP Documentation OCS Documentation OHS Documentation

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PKP August 2013 Newsletter

August 14th, 2013 by  | Comments Off on PKP August 2013 Newsletter

Presenting the August issue of the PKP newsletter, where you will find the latest news about the PKP 2013 conference program, a pre-announcement of our new website, and links to a new publication and OMP webinar.

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OCUL-PKP Librarian, Publisher Webinar this July 31

July 29th, 2013 by  | Comments Off on OCUL-PKP Librarian, Publisher Webinar this July 31

Are you considering hosting or managing a journal? Do you work with students who want to start one? Are you wondering about the time commitment, workload, and logistics of the process? This summer, the OCUL-PKP partnership group is hosting a webinar series entitled Librarian, Publisher. The series is designed for those at the early stages […]

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