Introduction to PKP’s Code of Conduct

December 1st, 2021 by  | No Comments

                  Introducing PKP’s Code of Conduct  Preamble The PKP Equity and Inclusion team has developed a new Code of Conduct to provide guidance and expectations for behaviour for the entire PKP community. PKP’s Code of Conduct was written to ensure a safe and positive experience for all […]

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PKP is Hiring an Operations Director

November 24th, 2021 by  | No Comments

We are excited to announce that PKP is looking for an Operations Director to oversee the long-term success, sustainability and vision of PKP. A somewhat new role, the position will report to the Executive Director of Research Operations of the Office of the Vice President, Research and International (VPRI) as part of PKP’s current transition […]

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Open access journals must be preserved forever

November 4th, 2021 by  | Comments Off on Open access journals must be preserved forever

PKP is delighted, on this World Preservation Day, to share an important update on Project JASPER, our partnership with DOAJ, Internet Archive, CLOCKSS and Keepers Registry. We initiated Project JASPER a year ago with an express goal to preserve no-fee journal content all over the world – much of which is published on Open Journal Systems. […]

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Open Access for the non-English-speaking World

November 2nd, 2021 by  | Comments Off on Open Access for the non-English-speaking World

Open access is not only about barrier-free access to research by readers, it’s also about barrier-free access by researchers to publishing their research. Barriers to researchers publishing can include high author payment charges (APCs), lack of support to write and publish in one’s native language or about one’s local context, and lack of access to […]

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Implementing your ORCID Plugin for OJS/OPS? Help is Here.

October 27th, 2021 by  | Comments Off on Implementing your ORCID Plugin for OJS/OPS? Help is Here.

ORCID and the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) are proud to announce a new set of documentation resources for the ORCID Plugin for OJS, which is freely available in the OJS Plugin Gallery. With this plugin, authors and researchers can ensure their work is properly and thoroughly credited and that their time investment and administrative burden […]

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Working Towards Equitable Open Access

October 26th, 2021 by  | Comments Off on Working Towards Equitable Open Access

  As part of Open Access Week, Érudit and the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) would like to underline the value of equity in the transition to open access in Canada and around the world. The theme of this year’s International Open Access Week is “It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity“. Érudit and […]

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PKP is hiring a Business Development Manager!

October 18th, 2021 by  | Comments Off on PKP is hiring a Business Development Manager!

Our team is rapidly growing and we are currently looking for a Business Development Manager to contribute to our success. The successful candidate will be an experienced, self-directed, action-oriented individual who enjoys working with co-workers and community members from around the world. PKP is committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive working environment. We […]

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PKP Index Retiring as of January 1, 2022.

October 5th, 2021 by  | 2 Comments

We are retiring the PKP Index as of January 1, 2022. We are no longer accepting new registrations or submissions. The content that is in the Index will be kept as-is, and entirely available to harvest via OAI, until December 31 2021 and archived offline indefinitely by PKP. Over the past six years we have […]

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Seeking Volunteers to Translate Public Knowledge Project Documentation

September 8th, 2021 by  | Comments Off on Seeking Volunteers to Translate Public Knowledge Project Documentation

We are seeking volunteer documentation translators to translate PKP’s documentation. Thanks to the tireless efforts of our volunteers, PKP’s software has been translated into 45+ different languages. Our user base is global, and we want to continually improve the accessibility of our tools for academic publishing communities worldwide.  In addition to our open source software […]

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Public Knowledge Project Accessibility Statement

August 12th, 2021 by  | Comments Off on Public Knowledge Project Accessibility Statement

The Public Knowledge Project (PKP) is committed to providing a user experience that is accessible to the widest possible audience. To achieve this, a new OJS Default Theme was developed by PKP for OJS 3.3 and higher, and was audited for accessibility barriers. PKP is actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of the […]

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