Fall 2016 Sprint Report: Theming and Documentation

November 22nd, 2016 by  | Comments Off on Fall 2016 Sprint Report: Theming and Documentation

The participants in the Theming and Documentation group at the Fall 2016 PKP Sprint at the University of New Brunswick included: Carola Fanselow, Michael Felczak, Vanessa Gabler, Roger Gillis, Mike Nason, Kaitlin Newson, Kevin Stranack, Marco Tullney, and Nate Wright. Thanks to all of them for their work! The goals identified by the group included […]

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Upcoming PKP Software Development Plans

November 21st, 2016 by  | Comments Off on Upcoming PKP Software Development Plans

With the launch of OMP 1.2 (April 2016) and OJS 3.0 (August 2016) behind us, we are making plans for future releases, and the associated functionality that will be included with each new one. You can see a detailed list of releases and issues on our github milestones page. We are also planning to continue […]

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Fall 2016 Sprint Report: REST API

November 16th, 2016 by  | Comments Off on Fall 2016 Sprint Report: REST API

Special thanks to this group’s participants: Brian C, Antti K, Kassim M, and Alec S! During the Fall 2016 PKP Sprint event in Fredericton, New Brunswick, one of the tasks we decided to work on was the development of a REST API for OJS 3.0. REST APIs are a perennial favourite subject — we’ve worked […]

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Fall 2016 Sprint Report: OAuth integration

November 14th, 2016 by  | Comments Off on Fall 2016 Sprint Report: OAuth integration

The aim of the OAuth group at the PKP Sprint 2016 in Fredericton was to provide the possibility for the users to log into the system using their credentials from other applications, e.g. using their ORCID, Google, or Facebook account. During the sprint a generic plugin was developed that allows users to log into OJS […]

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PKP Fall 2016 Sprint Report

October 18th, 2016 by  | Comments Off on PKP Fall 2016 Sprint Report

The PKP Fall 2016 Sprint was held on October 2nd and 3rd at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. As with all PKP sprints, community members joined us from across Canada and other countries – most in-person but with some remote participation. Thanks to everyone who contributed their time and expertise to make our […]

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Community Feedback Request: Open Conference Systems

September 27th, 2016 by  | 3 Comments

PKP is currently assessing the future development of Open Conference Systems (OCS). Our focus on Open Journal Systems (OJS) and Open Monograph Press (OMP) has resulted in less development for OCS over the past few years. We are now deciding whether to return to enhancing OCS, to continue keeping it “on hold”, or to step […]

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Fall Sprint – Spaces Still Available

September 7th, 2016 by  | Comments Off on Fall Sprint – Spaces Still Available

There are still spots available for you to join us at the Fall PKP 2016 Sprint in beautiful Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada! The dates are Sunday and Monday October 2-3, 2016. The event will be co-hosted by PKP and our friends at the University of New Brunswick Library. Free registration is here: http://i.sfu.ca/TLVgsD Deadline: September […]

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Bootstrap Theme for OJS 3

September 2nd, 2016 by  | Comments Off on Bootstrap Theme for OJS 3

Now that OJS 3 is available I’ve prepared version 1.0 of the community-organised Bootstrap 3 theme. You can download the theme and read the installation instructions. You can see it in action on our Demonstration Journal. What is it? Bootstrap 3 is a popular HTML/CSS/JavaScript framework for building websites. The Bootstrap 3 theme is a […]

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OJS 3: New Features Overview

September 1st, 2016 by  | 4 Comments

OJS 3 is significantly different than its predecessor, OJS 2. It includes enhancements and new features developed from community feedback, extensive usability testing, and new software design capabilities. You can visit our Demonstration Journal to take a quick look, or login to our Testdrive Journal to experiment (username= admin / password = testdrive).

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OJS 3 is Here!

August 31st, 2016 by  | 11 Comments

The Public Knowledge Project is pleased to announce the release of OJS 3. This is the most comprehensive software upgrade since we moved from OJS 1.0 to 2.0 way back in 2005. It incorporates a decade of feedback from our users on the community forum, through usability testing, and through thousands of conversations, feature requests, […]

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