PKP Moves to GPL v3 Software License

January 23rd, 2020 by  | Comments Off on PKP Moves to GPL v3 Software License

Starting with OJS/OMP 3.2, the Public Knowledge Project (PKP)  is moving from version 2 to version 3 of the GNU General Public License (GPL) for its software releases. The software license is a legal document that safeguards free and open source software to keep it free and available to the community that builds it. The […]

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Introducing Weblate, A New Path for OJS/OMP Translations

January 22nd, 2020 by  | Comments Off on Introducing Weblate, A New Path for OJS/OMP Translations

How does software, created nearly twenty years ago at a university in Canada, become one of the world’s most widely used journal publishing platforms? Being free and open source hasn’t hurt the success of Open Journal Systems (OJS), but another major factor has been, and continues to be, the countless volunteers who have translated our […]

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PKP 2019 Conference Recap

January 16th, 2020 by  | 1 Comment

The PKP 2019 International Scholarly Publishing Conference was held November 20-22, 2019 at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. Attended by more than 150 community members from around the world, we’ve enjoyed since then hearing post-conference reflections about the six workshops, five keynotes, and more than 30 presentations that took place.

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2020 Coming Attractions

January 9th, 2020 by  | Comments Off on 2020 Coming Attractions

On behalf of the entire PKP team, I would like to wish our global community a very happy new year and decade. The Public Knowledge Project is poised to contribute much to scholarly publishing this year thanks to the ongoing support of our contributors, sustainers, partners, and granting agencies. Together, we are making knowledge public.

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PKP Selected for SCOSS’ Second Funding Cycle

December 5th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on PKP Selected for SCOSS’ Second Funding Cycle

The Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (SCOSS) has launched its second funding cycle. We are pleased to announce that PKP is one of three vetted services – along with the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)/Open Access Publishing in European Networks (OAPEN) and OpenCitations – that has been selected and presented to the […]

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The Open Access Consensus and Copyright Reform

November 26th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on The Open Access Consensus and Copyright Reform

This is the second in a series of blogs on how U.S. copyright law has, with the emergence of open access to research and scholarship in the digital era, slipped into an unconstitutional state because it can no longer be said, in the case of science, “to promote the progress of science and useful arts” […]

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PKP 2019 Conference Coverage

November 19th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on PKP 2019 Conference Coverage

Couldn’t make it to PKP 2019 this year? No worries! Get the PKP conference experience without leaving your chair! Follow along online November 20-22, 2019 and watch for recordings and updates following.

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PKP 2019 Silver Sponsor: ReviewerCredits

November 13th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on PKP 2019 Silver Sponsor: ReviewerCredits

Our 7th International Scholarly Publishing Conference, PKP 2019, is a great time for us to showcase and thank our community. This year, we have a few extra big thanks – including a round of applause to ReviewerCredits, one of our Silver sponsors. To learn more about what they do and their role in the PKP […]

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PKP Five Reasons Why: #5 Location, Location, Location

November 8th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on PKP Five Reasons Why: #5 Location, Location, Location

Back in August, we launched a five-part series aptly named “Five Reasons Why” to entice participants from around the world to attend PKP 2019, our 7th International Scholarly Publishing Conference at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) November 20-22, 2019. With just one week left until registration ends on November 15, we present not only […]

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For the Love of Metadata: PKP and Crossref Partnership

November 4th, 2019 by  | Comments Off on For the Love of Metadata: PKP and Crossref Partnership

We’ve made it official. Crossref is now a PKP Strategic Partner. We’ve known each other for years but only just started getting serious. Ours is a love story built on mutual respect for DOI’s and metadata. We were working together so much we finally said, “let’s make plans together.” So we put pen to paper […]

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