Bori’s Open Journal Systems (OJS) Plugin

Bori is a unique Brazilian agency that monitors scientific papers about to be published in scholarly journals and shares them with journalists. Connecting the media to peer-reviewed science helps to increase sharing, visibility, public knowledge, and impact over traditional distribution methods. Bori monitors about one hundred scientific articles per day that are produced by Brazilian […]

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OJS community input needed for submissions list filter design

November 18th, 2022 by  | No Comments

Editors or those with multiple roles in a journal use the submissions lists to identify which submissions need action, which submissions are waiting for reviewers or authors, when they need to nudge other editors to take actions, or when expected tasks are overdue. Sometimes these lists get long and it becomes difficult for editors to […]

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World Digital Preservation Day 2022: Using PKP PN to keep journals’ data for all, for good, forever

November 3rd, 2022 by  | Comments Off on World Digital Preservation Day 2022: Using PKP PN to keep journals’ data for all, for good, forever

PKP has developed the PKP Preservation Network (PKP PN) to digitally preserve OJS journals. The PKP PN ensures that journals that are not part of any other digital preservation service (such as CLOCKSS or Portico) can be preserved for long-term access. Preserved content in the PKP PN is only made available to users after a […]

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Open webinar: Plan S compliance in Open Journal Systems (OJS)

October 24th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Open webinar: Plan S compliance in Open Journal Systems (OJS)

PKP is happy to announce an open webinar on Plan S compliance in Open Journal Systems (OJS). As cOAlition S stipulates, for its funded research, all peer-reviewed scholarly articles must be published in venues that meet the Plan S “Requirements for Publication Venues”. The webinar will go over these requirements and how they can be met using […]

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Celebrating Open Access Week: Open for Climate Justice

October 20th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Celebrating Open Access Week: Open for Climate Justice

PKP is excited to celebrate International Open Access Week, a global, community-driven week of action to open up access to research. We’re honouring this year’s theme—Open For Climate Justice—by highlighting examples of open scholarship published on our open source software platforms. “This year’s focus on Climate Justice seeks to encourage connection and collaboration among the […]

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The PKP Amend Copyright Tour 2022

October 17th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on The PKP Amend Copyright Tour 2022

Should copyright be on the open access agenda? John Willinsky says yes as he embarks on a world tour to convince stakeholders that it is time for reform.  With John Willinsky’s new (open access) book from MIT Press as a starting point, this tour of law schools, publishers, societies, funders, and research institutes considers whether […]

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PKP Welcomes UX/UI Designer Devika Goel to the Team

September 19th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on PKP Welcomes UX/UI Designer Devika Goel to the Team

Earlier this month PKP welcomed Devika Goel to the team as a UX/UI designer. Described as a ‘powerhouse’ by some of her colleagues, she is already well on her way to collecting and analyzing data that will help her implement more ‘community-centric design’ in her work. Devika has lots to share about her experiences, her […]

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New preprint analyzing the 25,000+ journals that use PKP’s OJS!

September 16th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on New preprint analyzing the 25,000+ journals that use PKP’s OJS!

If you are interested in Open Journal Systems (OJS), scholarly publishing, and social justice, you will definitely want to check out this latest preprint article, “Recalibrating the Scope of Scholarly Publishing: A Modest Step in a Vast Decolonization Process”.  In it, you will discover that there are over 25,000 (yes, twenty-five thousand!) OJS journals that […]

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Bogotá Sprint 2022: Resumen General | Bogotá Sprint 2022: Round-up Summary

September 14th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Bogotá Sprint 2022: Resumen General | Bogotá Sprint 2022: Round-up Summary

English message follows Spanish El pasado 30 de Junio y 1° de Julio, se llevó a cabo el primer PKP Sprint Latinoamericano, alojado por la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, la Universidad Pedagógica Nacional y la Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas.   Por primera vez, el PKP Sprint se llevó a cabo completamente en español, recibiendo […]

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Embargo No More!

August 29th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Embargo No More!

PKP Welcomes White House Rule on Immediate Open Access.   On August 25th 2022, the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy terminated a major concession to publishers on the road to open access. The OSTP memo indicates that by December 31st, 2025, publishers will have to provide immediate public access to research sponsored by […]

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