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 natew@publicknowledgeproject.org 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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Call for New Members: Documentation Interest Group (DIG)

April 4th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Call for New Members: Documentation Interest Group (DIG)

April 4, 2022 PKP is seeking new volunteer members to join the Documentation Interest Group, a community-led PKP working group that manages, creates, and improves documentation about PKP software and publishing best practices. This is a great opportunity for a community member to get more involved with PKP, network with PKP partners and other organizations, […]

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PKP reacts to Russian invasion of Ukraine

March 17th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on PKP reacts to Russian invasion of Ukraine

March 16, 2022 Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine has unleashed an outpouring of condemnation from scientists and research organizations worldwide.This week, Canada’s three federal research funding agencies – the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) – announced a […]

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Building Community to Support Diamond Open Access Publishing

March 2nd, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Building Community to Support Diamond Open Access Publishing

March 2, 2022 PKP has endorsed the Action Plan for Diamond Open Access (OA) presented by Science Europe, cOAlition S, OPERAS, and the French National Research Agency (ANR) on March 2nd, 2022. We see this Action Plan as a positive step in supporting a sustainable, equitable, community-driven Diamond OA scholarly communication environment.  As we recently […]

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It’s Time to Upgrade OJS

February 23rd, 2022 by  | Comments Off on It’s Time to Upgrade OJS

February 23, 2022 We encourage users to upgrade to the current release series OJS 3.3.x! More than 25,000 active journals around the world use Open Journal Systems (OJS). However, the PKP Technical Committee recently learned that many of those journals are relying on considerably older versions of OJS. As we are regularly releasing upgrades of […]

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PKP Announces Long-term Support (LTS) Software Releases

February 15th, 2022 by  | 2 Comments

PKP has accepted a proposal from the Technical Committee to adopt a Long-term Support (LTS) policy in order to help our community run and maintain our software. This decision will help our community of users schedule their upgrades by providing a fixed timeline for major software updates. We encourage anyone who hosts our software to […]

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PKP Enables Diamond Open Access

January 27th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on PKP Enables Diamond Open Access

The Public Knowledge Project (PKP), has been, by design and since its inception over two decades ago, developing software that enables scholars from around the world to professionally peer-review and publish their colleagues’ work without charging them or the public to read this work. By creating open source (free) software that distributes the power to […]

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PKP Publishing Services Welcomes OPS Hosted Client: Engineering Archive

January 26th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on PKP Publishing Services Welcomes OPS Hosted Client: Engineering Archive

PKP Publishing Services (PKP|PS) is happy to welcome our first Open Preprint Systems (OPS) hosted client, Engineering Archive (engrXiv). Open Engineering Inc launched engrXiv in 2016 with the mission of openly disseminating engineering knowledge and is now migrating from OSF Preprints, the Centre for Open Science’s preprint service, to OPS, an open-source system developed by […]

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