Documentation Interest Group Report Released

August 11th, 2022 by  | No Comments

It has been a long time since we last reported on the activities of PKP’s Documentation Interest Group (DIG), and we’re very excited to let you know about some of the things we’ve worked on, new and old!

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PKP 2022 AGM Recording Released

August 8th, 2022 by  | No Comments

There was a strong turnout for this year’s Annual General Meeting, and we appreciate everyone taking the time to join us. The hosts of the session covered PKP’s growth, new partnerships, sustainers, research, and development.

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Your Invite Link for PKP’s 2022 AGM

August 2nd, 2022 by  | No Comments

We are pleased to announce the details below for the upcoming PKP 2022 Annual General Meeting. Our software and community keeps improving thanks to your support, so please join us!

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Join us for the upcoming virtual PKP Annual General Meeting

July 26th, 2022 by  | 2 Comments

PKP is hosting the 2022 AGM and we value attendance from the community. Our software continues to improve because of the input of community members, users, software developers, editors, librarians and people in scholarly communications. Therefore, we would like to extend this invitation to you! Please join us on August 4th at 8 AM Pacific […]

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Improving how we collect community feedback

July 20th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Improving how we collect community feedback

Our software improves with each new version because the changes that we make are informed by input from our community of scholars, publishers and librarians around the world. As this community grows, it is more important than ever for us to manage the feedback we receive. In this post, I’ll discuss some of the changes […]

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Looking for Librarians Engaging in Change

July 4th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Looking for Librarians Engaging in Change

Are you a librarian interested in reshaping scholarly communication? Then you may be interested in learning that the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) is hiring a new Community Engagement and Outreach Librarian.  PKP is a research and development facility at  Simon Fraser University dedicated to improving how broadly research circulates. PKP has been producing open source […]

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PKP Releases Its 2021 Annual Report

June 29th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on PKP Releases Its 2021 Annual Report

As part of an annual tradition at this time of year, the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) released its 2021 Annual Report on June 28th, 2022. The report, covering the fiscal year 2021 to March 31st, touches on all the year’s highlights in PKP’s ongoing efforts to expand public access to research and scholarship. 

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Programa de Actualizaciones de OJS | OJS Upgrade program in Latin America

April 27th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Programa de Actualizaciones de OJS | OJS Upgrade program in Latin America

April 27, 2022 English message follows. De acuerdo con datos publicados en 2021, existen más de 25,000 revistas en el mundo utilizando OJS para publicar, de las cuales 4,714 se encuentran en Latinoamérica.  Sin embargo, los datos muestran que aún existe un alto porcentaje de instalaciones que no utilizan una versión de OJS actualizada. Algunas […]

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Google Analytics’ Privacy Practices Challenged

April 21st, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Google Analytics’ Privacy Practices Challenged

April 14, 2022 Google Analytics’ privacy practices are being challenged, especially in European Union member countries, where they contravene the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and have been declared illegal in some countries. For this reason, the PKP Technical Committee recommends not using Google Analytics so you do not end up tracking readers that are […]

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Employment Opportunity: Senior UX Designer

April 13th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Employment Opportunity: Senior UX Designer

Contact: Nate Wright Public Knowledge Project SFU Library, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC Job Title: Senior UX Designer The Senior UX Designer is responsible for ensuring that PKP produces accessible, user-centered software that meets the needs of a diverse global community of scholarly publishers. The Senior UX Designer will conduct user research, gather product […]

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