We’re Hiring: SWORD Server Developer

January 11th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on We’re Hiring: SWORD Server Developer

PKP is seeking a Software Developer to join our team. We’re looking for a developer who can help us support SWORD, an AtomPub profile, by implementing a server-side implementation in PHP. This is a fixed-term contract with good potential for continuing work. Interested? Find out more here.

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Save the Date: PKP Spring 2019 Sprint

January 2nd, 2019 by  | Comments Off on Save the Date: PKP Spring 2019 Sprint

We are pleased to announce the next PKP Sprint will be taking place at Simon Fraser University’s Harbour Centre campus in downtown Vancouver on May 6th and 7th, 2019. PKP sprints run “unconference” style, typically focusing on rapid code development for our open source publishing applications. Small, self-organized teams work together to solve common software […]

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“Classic” Theme Released for OJS 3.1.1-1+

October 9th, 2018 by  | 1 Comment

We are very pleased to announce the release of the new “Classic” theme, freely available to the OJS community. You can view the online demo and install it today from your plugin gallery if you are running OJS version 3.1.1-1 or later.

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Sprinting in Heidelberg

October 2nd, 2018 by  | Comments Off on Sprinting in Heidelberg

The PKP sprint at the Heidelberg University Library was fully attended with 40 participants from 14 countries (including one from Bangladesh!) representing university libraries, university presses, national platforms, and commercial and non-commercial publishers.

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PKP’s New Contributor License Agreement

October 1st, 2018 by  | Comments Off on PKP’s New Contributor License Agreement

We’ve recently added a Contributor License Agreement (CLA) to our git repositories here at PKP. This requests that open-source contributors sign the CLA as part of the process of contributing to our software. The PKP Technical Committee (which is comprised of PKP team members and community members) has been considering how to start using the […]

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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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Announcing the PKP Documentation Hub

August 10th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on Announcing the PKP Documentation Hub

At the PKP Code Sprint in 2017, a group of PKP community members/supporters created a report on PKP’s myriad documentation. As our software had grown over ~20 years, so too had our solutions for platform- and task-specific documentation. By the end of the sprint, the group identified redundant and deprecated documentation for outdated versions of […]

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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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Introducing iThenticate support for OJS 3/OMP

June 26th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on Introducing iThenticate support for OJS 3/OMP

PKP is pleased to announce an OJS 3.x/OMP plugin supporting iThenticate for plagiarism detection in submission files. Remember that you will first need to register for an account with iThenticate, which is a separate service from PKP. Once you have that, you can follow the steps below to get it working in OJS or OMP.

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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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