Dataverse plugin release

February 17th, 2014 by  | 2 Comments

The Public Knowledge Project is excited to announce the first public release of the Dataverse Network plugin for Open Journal Systems 2.3+. This plugin has been developed by PKP in collaboration with Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, with support from the Sloan Foundation, and an earlier version was demonstrated at the 2013 PKP conference […]

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PKP January 2014 Newsletter

February 3rd, 2014 by  | 3 Comments

With the new year well underway (and we hope it has been a good one for everyone so far!), we present the latest issue of the PKP newsletter, with an overview of developments during the last quarter of 2013 and the beginning of 2014. In this issue you will find news about the release of […]

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Crowdsourcing a Library Publishing Course

January 28th, 2014 by  | 3 Comments

The PKP School is developing a new course on building library publishing programs, but instead of having one or two people create it, we’re opening it up for anyone to help crowdsource the curriculum. Please drop by the draft syllabus and add your thoughts:

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Fidus Writer and Open Journal Systems Integration

January 20th, 2014 by  | 1 Comment

For the past two months, PKP’s technical architect and lead developer Alec Smecher and Takuto Kojima from the Fidus Writer team have worked on integrating Fidus Writer and OJS, and a prototype has just been developed. In an interview on Fidus Writer’s website, Alec and Takuto tell us what this means, how far they came […]

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OJS Publishing Statistics

January 15th, 2014 by  | Comments Off on OJS Publishing Statistics

In the past, we’ve tracked basic OJS installations and titles, but we’re now expanding our understanding of how much content our journals are publishing. In order to provide a better sense of how OJS is being used for journal publishing, we have developed graphs and maps focused specifically on journals that publish at least 10 […]

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Funding for two German “Open Access Scholarly Monographs and Monographic Series” using OMP

January 7th, 2014 by  | Comments Off on Funding for two German “Open Access Scholarly Monographs and Monographic Series” using OMP

In December 2013, the Joint Committee of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) reached its decision on proposals submitted as part of a call for proposals entitled “Open Access Scholarly Monographs and Monographic Series“. Two out of 17 proposed projects were approved, and both of these use Open Monograph Press. The projects, from the […]

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Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press adopts Open Monograph Press for open access publishing

December 18th, 2013 by  | 1 Comment

In October 2013, the Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press (SISP) launched Open SI, a new online production management and publishing system for digital materials built on the Open Monograph Press (OMP) platform. As an early adopter, SISP has contributed to the development of OMP and we are delighted to see Open SI launch. SISP is the […]

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OJS 2.4.3 Released

December 12th, 2013 by  | Comments Off on OJS 2.4.3 Released

The PKP Development Team is pleased to announce the release of OJS 2.4.3. This release builds on the 2.4.2 release to collect the numerous minor fixes and tweaks that have since been completed. In addition, it adds Macedonian and Polish language support. OJS 2.4.3 includes a complete overhaul of several statistics mechanisms, including COUNTER stats […]

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PKP supporting OLH development of in-house typesetter

November 20th, 2013 by  | Comments Off on PKP supporting OLH development of in-house typesetter

PKP is supporting the Open Library of Humanities (OLH) in developing their open source in-house typesetter, meTypeset. As outlined in their technical roadmap, the ability to parse user-supplied input documents into open XML formats is a key principle of both reduced spending (and therefore a more viable model) and digital preservation. This funding will allow OLH […]

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PKP launches Article Level Metrics for OJS journals

October 9th, 2013 by  | 11 Comments

The Public Knowledge Project, developer of publishing software used by thousands of scholarly journals continues to be among those leading innovation in scholarly publishing with its introduction of article level metrics (ALMs). The purpose of ALMs is to provide a more accurate means for measuring the impact of research at the article level rather than the […]

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