Library Publishing Forum – Last Chance to Submit Proposals (Plus Hotel/Travel Information)

November 27th, 2018 by  | No Comments

Are you involved in library publishing? Interested in the intersection of libraries and scholarly publishing issues? Eager to share your expertise and/or research with the library publishing community? The Library Publishing Forum (May 8-10, 2019) wants to hear from you, but time is running out! The Forum proposal submission form closes at 8AM Eastern Time […]

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PKP Managing Director Brian Owen Retires

November 9th, 2018 by  | 1 Comment

All of us who have been involved with the Public Knowledge Project at any point over the last thirteen years – whether as a colleague in PKP or as a beneficiary of the software that PKP has developed – owe a great debt of gratitude to the contribution made by Brian Owen, Associate Dean of […]

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Library Publishing Forum – Call for Proposals

October 31st, 2018 by  | Comments Off on Library Publishing Forum – Call for Proposals

The Library Publishing Forum is an annual conference bringing together representatives from libraries engaged in (or considering) publishing initiatives to define and address major questions and challenges; to identify and document collaborative opportunities; and to strengthen and promote this community of practice. The Forum includes representatives from a broad, international spectrum of academic library backgrounds, […]

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OJS Mexico Community Meets and Learns in Puebla

October 11th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on OJS Mexico Community Meets and Learns in Puebla

Here at PKP, we are thrilled to learn about the activities of the OJS community around the world and are always on the look out for news about local user groups. If you are part of a local OJS user group, please let us know about your work and how we can help! The following […]

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“Classic” Theme Released for OJS 3.1.1-1+

October 9th, 2018 by  | 1 Comment

We are very pleased to announce the release of the new “Classic” theme, freely available to the OJS community. You can view the online demo and install it today from your plugin gallery if you are running OJS version 3.1.1-1 or later.

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We’re Hiring: Communications Assistant

October 4th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on We’re Hiring: Communications Assistant

PKP is currently seeking a talented, full-time Communications Assistant to help with our PKP’s outreach and community building efforts. The successful candidate will be an outgoing, self-directed individual who enjoys working with others and helping the world discover more about us and our wonderful community. Find out more here!

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Sprinting in Heidelberg

October 2nd, 2018 by  | Comments Off on Sprinting in Heidelberg

The PKP sprint at the Heidelberg University Library was fully attended with 40 participants from 14 countries (including one from Bangladesh!) representing university libraries, university presses, national platforms, and commercial and non-commercial publishers.

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PKP’s New Contributor License Agreement

October 1st, 2018 by  | Comments Off on PKP’s New Contributor License Agreement

We’ve recently added a Contributor License Agreement (CLA) to our git repositories here at PKP. This requests that open-source contributors sign the CLA as part of the process of contributing to our software. The PKP Technical Committee (which is comprised of PKP team members and community members) has been considering how to start using the […]

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El segundo curso de PKP School en español / The Second PKP School Course in Spanish

September 28th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on El segundo curso de PKP School en español / The Second PKP School Course in Spanish

Gracias de nuevo al arduo trabajo de la traductora María Elena Sánchez Salazar, con el apoyo del equipo editorial del Instituto de Geografía de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), tenemos el segundo curso de PKP School en español – Flujo de trabajo editorial en OJS 3. Gracias también a Raúl Marcó del Pont […]

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Coalition Publi.ca, a national partnership providing sustainable support for journals transitioning to open access

September 27th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on Coalition Publi.ca, a national partnership providing sustainable support for journals transitioning to open access

Created in the spring of 2017, Coalition Publi.ca aims to establish an infrastructure dedicated to the digital production and dissemination of research results in the Canadian humanities and social sciences (HSS). The project is now guided by an advisory committee with representatives from various stakeholders within academia.

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