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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OJS 3 Webinar – Save the Date

August 30th, 2016 by  | 14 Comments

On Wednesday, September 7 at 9am Pacific Time, we will be giving a free webinar on OJS 3, providing an overview of the new features. Registration is available here We hope to see you there!

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Getting Ready for OJS 3.0: When Should I Upgrade?

August 29th, 2016 by  | 4 Comments

With the upcoming release of OJS 3 on August 31, you will likely be thinking about when you should upgrade. Here’s what you need to know. Overview OJS 3.0 contains a lot of new concepts and code, so it’s important to plan your migration from OJS 2.x to OJS 3.x in a way that doesn’t […]

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Crossref Improvements in OJS 2.4.8-1

August 15th, 2016 by  | Comments Off on Crossref Improvements in OJS 2.4.8-1

The new OJS release 2.4.8-1 brings improvements and usability changes for the Crossref users. In this blog post we are going to introduce the major ones. Status check Crossref DOI registration passes through different stages: After successfully submitted (either by manually uploading the XML file in the Crossref portal or using the “Register” button in […]

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OJS 3.0 Arrives on August 31

August 10th, 2016 by  | 7 Comments

Mark your calendars! PKP is pleased to announce August 31, 2016 as the release date for Open Journal Systems version 3.0. 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 […]

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