Introducing Weblate, A New Path for OJS/OMP Translations

January 22nd, 2020 by  | No Comments

How does software, created nearly twenty years ago at a university in Canada, become one of the world’s most widely used journal publishing platforms? Being free and open source hasn’t hurt the success of Open Journal Systems (OJS), but another major factor has been, and continues to be, the countless volunteers who have translated our […]

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PKP 2019 Conference Recap

January 16th, 2020 by  | No Comments

The PKP 2019 International Scholarly Publishing Conference was held November 20-22, 2019 at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. Attended by more than 150 community members from around the world, we’ve enjoyed since then hearing post-conference reflections about the six workshops, five keynotes, and more than 30 presentations that took place.

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PKP Selected for SCOSS’ Second Funding Cycle

December 5th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on PKP Selected for SCOSS’ Second Funding Cycle

The Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (SCOSS) has launched its second funding cycle. We are pleased to announce that PKP is one of three vetted services – along with the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)/Open Access Publishing in European Networks (OAPEN) and OpenCitations – that has been selected and presented to the […]

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PKP 2019 Conference Coverage

November 19th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on PKP 2019 Conference Coverage

Couldn’t make it to PKP 2019 this year? No worries! Get the PKP conference experience without leaving your chair! Follow along online November 20-22, 2019 and watch for recordings and updates following.

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PKP 2019 Silver Sponsor: ReviewerCredits

November 13th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on PKP 2019 Silver Sponsor: ReviewerCredits

Our 7th International Scholarly Publishing Conference, PKP 2019, is a great time for us to showcase and thank our community. This year, we have a few extra big thanks – including a round of applause to ReviewerCredits, one of our Silver sponsors. To learn more about what they do and their role in the PKP […]

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PKP Five Reasons Why: #5 Location, Location, Location

November 8th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on PKP Five Reasons Why: #5 Location, Location, Location

Back in August, we launched a five-part series aptly named “Five Reasons Why” to entice participants from around the world to attend PKP 2019, our 7th International Scholarly Publishing Conference at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) November 20-22, 2019. With just one week left until registration ends on November 15, we present not only […]

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For the Love of Metadata: PKP and Crossref Partnership

November 4th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on For the Love of Metadata: PKP and Crossref Partnership

We’ve made it official. Crossref is now a PKP Strategic Partner. We’ve known each other for years but only just started getting serious. Ours is a love story built on mutual respect for DOI’s and metadata. We were working together so much we finally said, “let’s make plans together.” So we put pen to paper […]

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PKP 2019: Registration Open for UAB Sprint

October 21st, 2019 by  | Comments Off on PKP 2019: Registration Open for UAB Sprint

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

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  | Comments Off on User Spotlight: Atla’s Lightning Fast Load Times

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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