Heidelberg Sprint 2018

September 1st, 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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2017 PKP Annual Report to the Community Released

August 7th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on 2017 PKP Annual Report to the Community Released

We’re pleased to release our 2017 PKP Annual Report to the Community, providing a brief overview of our major accomplishments over the past year, in all areas of our activities, including software development, services, research, partnerships, finances, and more. We’ll be using the Report as a guide for tomorrow’s PKP Virtual Annual General Meeting, and […]

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5 Steps to OJS 3: Upgrade Planning for Service Providers

July 11th, 2018 by  | 2 Comments

We’ve recently been asked for advice on how to best plan for upgrading to OJS 3. OJS 3 is a significant upgrade from the old OJS 2.x line, which means you will need to do some careful planning with your editors to ensure a smooth process. In many ways, the changes are more human resources […]

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PKP 2018 Virtual Annual General Meeting

July 10th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on PKP 2018 Virtual Annual General Meeting

The PKP 2018 Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 8 from 9am – 11am Pacific Time. It is a free, open, online meeting, so everyone is welcome to attend. The meeting will include some refections on PKP at 20, an update on the latest OJS developments, as well as a question and […]

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XSS Vulnerability Detected

June 22nd, 2018 by  | Comments Off on XSS Vulnerability Detected

OJS and OMP users: a reflected XSS vulnerability was reported to us affecting OJS 3.0.0 to 3.1.1-1 (inclusive) and OMP 1.2.0 to 3.1.1-2 (inclusive). The risk is not huge, but it is worth patching/upgrading. Latest releases are OK. Instructions at: https://forum.pkp.sfu.ca/t/xss-vulnerability-alert/ Please post any questions to the linked forum entry and someone will get back […]

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El primer curso de PKP School en español / The First PKP School Course in Spanish

June 13th, 2018 by  | 6 Comments

Gracias al trabajo de la traductora María Elena Sánchez Salazar, con el apoyo del equipo editorial del Instituto de Geografía, UNAM, tenemos nuestro primer curso de PKP School en español — Configuración de una revista en OJS 3. Gracias también a Raúl Marcó del Pont Lalli y Claudio Amescua de UNAM por apoyar la traducción. […]

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New OJS Theme Available

May 22nd, 2018 by  | 1 Comment

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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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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