PKP 2019 Five Reasons Why: #4 Open Infrastructure

September 10th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on PKP 2019 Five Reasons Why: #4 Open Infrastructure

In 1998, John Willinsky set out on a mission to make knowledge public – to reduce the barriers he and his students were facing in trying to access academic research. The solution, he found, was in open source software.

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OJS/OMP 3.2 Release Date and Code Freeze

September 3rd, 2019 by  | 2 Comments

PKP announces today OJS and OMP 3.2 will be released in January 2020. To allow adequate time for testing, translation, plugin, and documentation updates, all new features will be frozen on November 1, 2019. During this freeze, until the new release, we will be conducting bug fixes in response to testing, but not adding new […]

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Thank you Pittsburgh! Summer Sprint Highlights

August 29th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on Thank you Pittsburgh! Summer Sprint Highlights

Summer is almost over north of the equator, but before it’s gone, a shout-out to our friends at the University of Pittsburgh’s University Library System (ULS) team. On July 29-31, 2019, ULS hosted their first PKP sprint. The free, three-day event was attended by 17 participants comprised of PKP community members and staff. Sprinters took […]

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It’s Time to Stop Copyright’s Violation of the U. S. Constitution

August 23rd, 2019 by  | Comments Off on It’s Time to Stop Copyright’s Violation of the U. S. Constitution

The jurisdiction in which it makes the most sense to reform copyright law so that it supports, rather than deters, access to research and scholarship is the United States. After all, the country’s Constitution empowers Congress “To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive […]

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PKP 2019 Five Reasons Why: #3 Community

August 22nd, 2019 by  | Comments Off on PKP 2019 Five Reasons Why: #3 Community

Do you work for a library, publisher, or department specializing in scholarly communications? Are you part of an organization or research team that supports scholarly publishing? Do you assist others using Open Journal Systems (OJS) and/or Open Monograph Press (OMP)? If yes, then you’re one of thousands around the world who are part of the […]

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PKP 2019 Five Reasons Why: #2 Open Access

August 14th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on PKP 2019 Five Reasons Why: #2 Open Access

By now you’ve heard – PKP is heading to Barcelona in November for our Seventh International Scholarly Publishing Conference. Why should you join us? Maybe you use our software. Maybe you don’t. Maybe you’re a like-minded organization or one of our strategic partners. No matter your affiliation, if you support open access, you won’t want […]

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PKP 2019 Five Reasons Why: #1 Software

August 7th, 2019 by  | 1 Comment

There are many reasons why you should join us in Barcelona this November for PKP 2019, our Seventh International Scholarly Publishing Conference. There are the obvious reasons, such as our low conference rates and stellar lineup of keynote speakers, but if those aren’t enough to convince you, we’ve got five more reasons why you should […]

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Missed our AGM? Recording and Annual Report Now Available

July 31st, 2019 by  | Comments Off on Missed our AGM? Recording and Annual Report Now Available

On July 25, 2019 we invited the PKP community-at-large to join us in a one hour virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM). If you weren’t able to attend, or are just curious about who we are and what we do, check out our AGM recording and, hot off the (virtual) press, our 2018 Annual Report.

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Be the Early Bird! Register Now for PKP 2019

July 26th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on Be the Early Bird! Register Now for PKP 2019

Early registration is now open for PKP 2019, our Seventh International Scholarly Publishing Conference November 20-22, 2019 at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). We’re very excited for this year’s conference, which is shaping up to be an exciting week of events in beautiful Barcelona.

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You are invited. PKP 2019 Virtual AGM

July 9th, 2019 by  | 1 Comment

Mark your calendars! The PKP 2019 Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, July 25, 2019. This free, online event is open to everyone. Meet our team, find out what we’ve been up to, and get a sneak peak at OJS coming attractions.

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