Seeking Volunteers to Translate Public Knowledge Project Documentation

September 8th, 2021 by  | No Comments

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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Supreme Court of Canada Supports York University Appeal

August 3rd, 2021 by  | Comments Off on Supreme Court of Canada Supports York University Appeal

The Supreme Court of Canada has issued an important decision in the longstanding dispute between the collective society Access Copyright and York University over paying royalties on course readings. Although the high court did not squarely address the practical effects of the ruling, it affirmed that Access Copyright’s tariffs are not mandatory and that fair […]

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PKP is testing the upcoming release of OJS 3.4

July 27th, 2021 by  | 2 Comments

We would like to invite the community to help us with these tests. We have received 3 quick tests to help us assess their feasibility. Each link is an independent interface. Please test each link separately. Test 1 https://app.usabilityhub.com/do/df9024c8772b/2b4e 2 Test 2 https://app.usabilityhub.com/do/2834466c2e23/adee 1 Test 3 https://app.usabilityhub.com/do/50f0868aaec9/3551 2

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You are invited! PKP 2021 AGM

June 2nd, 2021 by  | Comments Off on You are invited! PKP 2021 AGM

The Public Knowledge Project’s (PKP) 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held Friday, June 18, 2020 from 9:00AM-10:00AM PDT. This is a free, online event open to everyone.

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Celebrating the Steps Towards Accessibility in OJS

May 20th, 2021 by  | Comments Off on Celebrating the Steps Towards Accessibility in OJS

Today we celebrate the Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) and the progress that PKP and the OJS community have made towards making scholarly publishing more accessible – and thus open for all.

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PKP is Hiring! Communications Manager

May 11th, 2021 by  | Comments Off on PKP is Hiring! Communications Manager

UPDATE June 1 2021: The deadline for applications has passed, and applications are no longer accepted. PKP is currently seeking a talented, full-time Communications Manager to help with PKP’s wide-ranging communications efforts. This position will be responsible for ensuring a unified communications approach across PKP’s leadership and operations teams, and will also participate actively on […]

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Introducing “Getting Started in Library Publishing”: New courses in PKP School

May 7th, 2021 by  | Comments Off on Introducing “Getting Started in Library Publishing”: New courses in PKP School

Adapted from an email announcement from the Library Publishing Coalition, sent May 5, 2021. PKP is delighted to announce, in collaboration with the Library Publishing Coalition (LPC), the launch of a new series of courses in PKP School: Getting Started in Library Publishing. This four-course series is adapted from the LPC’s Library Publishing Curriculum, which […]

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Here we go! What’s planned for 3.4

April 28th, 2021 by  | Comments Off on Here we go! What’s planned for 3.4

Since the release of OJS/OMP/OPS 3.3, we’ve been hard at work planning our next major release. In this post, I’ll kick off our 3.4 development cycle by sharing our plans for the next six months, including major work on email notifications, DOIs, accessibility, and code modernization.

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Coalition Publica 2021 Call for Proposals – Big Data

March 11th, 2021 by  | Comments Off on Coalition Publica 2021 Call for Proposals – Big Data

Coalition Publica is pleased to announce the 2021 Call for Proposals – Big Data. Non-commercial research projects in the digital humanities are invited to apply for access to the largest digital research corpus of Canadian full text periodicals available. 

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