PKP 2019: Registration Open for UAB Sprint

October 21st, 2019 by  | No Comments

As we traditionally do with our bi-annual conferences, PKP 2019 will kick off with an OJS/OMP development sprint. We invite you to spend the whole week with us, starting with this free interactive event November 18-19, 2019 at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). Can’t make it to the conference? No problem! Conference registration is […]

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Arcadia Fund Awards Research Grant to Initiative on Copyright Reform for Open Research

October 16th, 2019 by  | No Comments

Arcadia – a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, has awarded a grant of $165,000 to John Willinsky, Khosla Family Professor at Stanford University Graduate School of Education, and director of the Public Knowledge Project. The funding is underwriting a two-year investigation into how best to reform copyright law in the United States and […]

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User Spotlight: Atla’s Lightning Fast Load Times

October 11th, 2019 by  | No Comments

Do you host Open Journal Systems (OJS) and/or Open Monograph Press (OMP) as a library publisher, academic press, or institution? If so, you’ll know that the server that hosts the software can have a major impact on how users experience your journals or press. PKP’s Head of Platform Experience, Nate Wright, recently chatted with Atla […]

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Spännande nyheter! PKP joins forces with Open Academia

September 19th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on Spännande nyheter! PKP joins forces with Open Academia

Managing an OJS journal and need back office support? PKP has joined forces with Open Academia, a Swedish-based publishing service provider, to bring OJS journals editorial support, production editing, and OJS 3 website design. This important partnership enables both organizations to work together to develop the necessary infrastructure and support for our shared clients. Together, […]

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PKP 2019 Five Reasons Why: #4 Open Infrastructure

September 10th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on PKP 2019 Five Reasons Why: #4 Open Infrastructure

In 1998, John Willinsky set out on a mission to make knowledge public – to reduce the barriers he and his students were facing in trying to access academic research. The solution, he found, was in open source software.

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OJS/OMP 3.2 Release Date and Code Freeze

September 3rd, 2019 by  | 2 Comments

PKP announces today OJS and OMP 3.2 will be released in January 2020. To allow adequate time for testing, translation, plugin, and documentation updates, all new features will be frozen on November 1, 2019. During this freeze, until the new release, we will be conducting bug fixes in response to testing, but not adding new […]

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Thank you Pittsburgh! Summer Sprint Highlights

August 29th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on Thank you Pittsburgh! Summer Sprint Highlights

Summer is almost over north of the equator, but before it’s gone, a shout-out to our friends at the University of Pittsburgh’s University Library System (ULS) team. On July 29-31, 2019, ULS hosted their first PKP sprint. The free, three-day event was attended by 17 participants comprised of PKP community members and staff. Sprinters took […]

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PKP 2019 Five Reasons Why: #3 Community

August 22nd, 2019 by  | Comments Off on PKP 2019 Five Reasons Why: #3 Community

Do you work for a library, publisher, or department specializing in scholarly communications? Are you part of an organization or research team that supports scholarly publishing? Do you assist others using Open Journal Systems (OJS) and/or Open Monograph Press (OMP)? If yes, then you’re one of thousands around the world who are part of the […]

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PKP 2019 Five Reasons Why: #2 Open Access

August 14th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on PKP 2019 Five Reasons Why: #2 Open Access

By now you’ve heard – PKP is heading to Barcelona in November for our Seventh International Scholarly Publishing Conference. Why should you join us? Maybe you use our software. Maybe you don’t. Maybe you’re a like-minded organization or one of our strategic partners. No matter your affiliation, if you support open access, you won’t want […]

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PKP 2019 Five Reasons Why: #1 Software

August 7th, 2019 by  | 1 Comment

There are many reasons why you should join us in Barcelona this November for PKP 2019, our Seventh International Scholarly Publishing Conference. There are the obvious reasons, such as our low conference rates and stellar lineup of keynote speakers, but if those aren’t enough to convince you, we’ve got five more reasons why you should […]

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