SFU Sprint Report #3: Multilingual Emails

June 13th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on SFU Sprint Report #3: Multilingual Emails

Open Journal Systems (OJS 3) has been translated into 28 languages. Used by more than 90 countries around the world, it truly is an international system. Translation has – and continues to be – of utmost importance. Here we rely heavily on our community for support. At our SFU Sprint in May 2019, one team […]

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SFU Sprint Report #2: Accessibility

May 31st, 2019 by  | Comments Off on SFU Sprint Report #2: Accessibility

Motivated by upcoming legislation in the Canadian province of Ontario, our second SFU Sprint report comes from our accessibility group. Sprinters set the bar high and completed two very important projects: (1) a roadmap to achieve Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA accessibility of the OJS platform; and (2) a draft module for […]

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SFU Sprint Report #1: Documentation

May 29th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on SFU Sprint Report #1: Documentation

Our first report from the SFU Sprint May 6-7, 2019 covers three topics, all related to OJS documentation: email templates, plugins, and upgrading. As an affiliated event with the Library Publishing Forum, we welcomed a large number of library professionals to the table, many seeking to work on non-technical projects. Documentation was by far one […]

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Announcement: PKP Joins OPERAS

May 27th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on Announcement: PKP Joins OPERAS

The OPERAS Core Group has unanimously accepted PKP’s application to join OPERAS as an international partner. Coordinated by OpenEdition and Huma-Num, OPERAS (Open Access in the European research area through scholarly communication) supports research infrastructure in the social sciences and humanities. Its main goal is to enable “Open Science as the standard practice.”

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Need a bold design? New “Immersion” Theme for OJS

May 24th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on Need a bold design? New “Immersion” Theme for OJS

There’s a new theme in town – and it isn’t shy. PKP is pleased to present “Immersion,” a bold, artistic design for journals using OJS 3.1.1+. If you want to stand out, this theme’s for you.

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One Sprint Down, Two More to Go

May 16th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on One Sprint Down, Two More to Go

Sunshine. Waterfront views. And great ideas. Our first sprint of 2019 has come and gone, with more than 10 projects completed over the course of two days. Of these projects, about two thirds were non-technical, proving you don’t need to know how to code to sprint with PKP. The best part, as always: sprints make […]

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We’re going to Pittsburgh! PGH Sprint 2019

April 17th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on We’re going to Pittsburgh! PGH Sprint 2019

There really is something “mighty” about Pittsburgh (PGH). While the city advertises sports teams, history, and architecture as its main attractions, we have a slightly different reason to celebrate, and visit, this “Mighty. Beautiful.” town.

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PKP 2019 – Call for Proposals Now Open

April 1st, 2019 by  | Comments Off on PKP 2019 – Call for Proposals Now Open

Share your story, knowledge, or research! The Public Knowledge Project invites proposals for participation in the 7th PKP International Scholarly Publishing Conference. The conference is co-hosted by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) and will take place on campus in Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain from November 20-22, 2019, with a pre-conference sprint November 18-19.

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Going All In with OJS 3

March 19th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on Going All In with OJS 3

On February 25, 2019, Cultural Anthropology, the peer-reviewed journal of the Society for Cultural Anthropology (SCA), was relaunched on OJS 3. Yet this relaunch was not the beginning of the SCA’s relationship to OJS and its creator, the Public Knowledge Project. In some ways, it marked the culmination of a relationship that extends back over […]

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OJS 3.1.2 Released

March 1st, 2019 by  | 1 Comment

The Public Knowledge Project (PKP) is pleased to announce the release of Open Journal Systems (OJS) 3.1.2. We would like to thank the PKP community, including support from our global network of sustainers, developers, and publishing clients, for making this update possible. This release includes minor bug fixes and enhancements as well as several new […]

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