PKP Year in Review: 20 in 20

December 31st, 2020 by  | Comments Off on PKP Year in Review: 20 in 20

While many of us would rather not look back at 2020, it hasn’t been all bad. Check out the great work our staff and global community accomplished.

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Sustaining PKP: Pledges, Pandemics, and Publishing

December 22nd, 2020 by  | Comments Off on Sustaining PKP: Pledges, Pandemics, and Publishing

It has been a year since PKP was announced as one of three open infrastructures to receive endorsement by the Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (SCOSS). In this update, we share our latest SCOSS news including thanks to those organizations and consortia who pledged support in 2020.

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OJS, OMP, and OPS 3.3 Release Candidates

December 10th, 2020 by  | Comments Off on OJS, OMP, and OPS 3.3 Release Candidates

PKP announces today that OJS/OMP/OPS 3.3 will be released in the first quarter of 2021 (January – March). Release candidates are now available for testing and a feature freeze is in effect until then to complete translations, documentation, and plugin development.

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Release Update: OJS, OMP, and OPS 3.2.1-2

November 20th, 2020 by  | Comments Off on Release Update: OJS, OMP, and OPS 3.2.1-2

Downloads are now available for OJS/OMP/OPS 3.2.1-2. This is a bugfix release that corrects a number of issues and adds translation updates and security improvements. 

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Good News for PKP Preservation Network

November 5th, 2020 by  | Comments Off on Good News for PKP Preservation Network

We’re celebrating World Digital Preservation Day (#WDPD2020) with exciting news from PKP’s free digital preservation service, the PKP Preservation Network (PN). Plus, Mark Jordan, Simon Fraser University (SFU) Library’s Associate Dean of Libraries for Digital Strategy and PKP PN partner, sheds some light on our “dark archive” in a PKP exclusive interview.

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UAL Continues Support for Open Infrastructure

October 30th, 2020 by  | Comments Off on UAL Continues Support for Open Infrastructure

PKP is pleased to announce the University of Alberta Library (UAL) has renewed their commitment as a major Development Partner.  

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Google Scholar Indexing Guide for OJS

October 22nd, 2020 by  | Comments Off on Google Scholar Indexing Guide for OJS

Can’t find your Open Journal Systems (OJS) journal on Google Scholar? Check out the latest guide from PKP’s Documentation Interest Group (DIG) and learn how to ensure your articles are discoverable online.

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Coalition Publica Receives Support from SSHRC for the Development of Open Access

October 16th, 2020 by  | Comments Off on Coalition Publica Receives Support from SSHRC for the Development of Open Access

Coalition Publica, a partnership between PKP and the Consortium Érudit, has received funding from Canada’s federal research-funding agency, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). For more information, read the full announcement on the Coalition Publica website.

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We’re Hiring: Software Developer

October 7th, 2020 by  | Comments Off on We’re Hiring: Software Developer

Do you have experience developing secure, user-friendly, and cross-platform software solutions using PHP, SQL and JavaScript? Are you interested in working remotely on a small team developing high profile open source software? If yes, we want to hear from you!

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Support for Subscribe-to-Open: Pluto Journals Pilot

August 24th, 2020 by  | Comments Off on Support for Subscribe-to-Open: Pluto Journals Pilot

In January of 2017, PKP Director John Willinsky proposed “subscribing to open access” as a concept for flipping journals to open access with the full and continuing support of their subscribing libraries. Later that year, the concept was initiated by Annual Reviews under the moniker “subscribe to open” (S20), with a full pilot of five […]

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