Register now for SFU Sprint

January 21st, 2019 by  | 2 Comments

Are you an OJS, OMP, OCS or OHS user? Do you have ideas on how to make these products better? Then get ready to sprint! The Public Knowledge Project (PKP) invites you to our SFU Sprint May 6-7, 2019 in our hometown of Vancouver, Canada. And because PKP doesn’t exist without you – our community […]

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We’re Hiring: SWORD Server Developer

January 11th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on We’re Hiring: SWORD Server Developer

PKP is seeking a Software Developer to join our team. We’re looking for a developer who can help us support SWORD, an AtomPub profile, by implementing a server-side implementation in PHP. This is a fixed-term contract with good potential for continuing work. Interested? Find out more here.

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Save the Date: PKP Spring 2019 Sprint

January 2nd, 2019 by  | Comments Off on Save the Date: PKP Spring 2019 Sprint

We are pleased to announce the next PKP Sprint will be taking place at Simon Fraser University’s Harbour Centre campus in downtown Vancouver on May 6th and 7th, 2019. PKP sprints run “unconference” style, typically focusing on rapid code development for our open source publishing applications. Small, self-organized teams work together to solve common software […]

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

November 27th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on Library Publishing Forum – Last Chance to Submit Proposals (Plus Hotel/Travel Information)

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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