PKP is Hiring!

June 14th, 2016 by  | 2 Comments

We are looking for some motivated, dedicated, and smart people to join the team! PKP is currently looking for a talented Systems and Support Specialist to assist with our Publishing Services initiative, and to additionally assist with our other projects. This person would be involved in some technical infrastructure building from the ground up. It […]

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Launch of Private LOCKSS Network for OJS Journals

June 1st, 2016 by  | 4 Comments

PKP is pleased to announce that the PKP Private LOCKSS Network (PKP PLN) has moved into full production mode and is now providing free preservation services for any OJS journal that meets the minimum criteria and has upgraded to the newly released OJS 2.4.8. Any OJS journal that has an ISSN and has published at […]

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PKP Sprint 2016: ORCID Integration

May 9th, 2016 by  | 1 Comment

One of the groups in the very successful 2016 PKP Sprint tackled ORCID integration with OJS 2.x. This has long been an area of interest for our community. We set ourselves several goals: Demonstrate basic interaction with the ORCID public API Facilitate accurate, guided collection of ORCIDs for authors and users Familiarize ourselves with various […]

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PKP Sprint 2016: Building themes for everyone with Bootstrap

May 5th, 2016 by  | 3 Comments

The theming and design group at the 2016 PKP Sprint in Montreal made significant progress towards a Bootstrap-based theme for OJS 3. Their efforts over the two-day sprint laid the groundwork for a simplified approach to rapidly styling OJS 3 that will make hundreds of potential themes an affordable future for OJS. By building on […]

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PKP Sprint 2016: Article-Level Metrics

May 3rd, 2016 by  | Comments Off on PKP Sprint 2016: Article-Level Metrics

The Article Level Metrics group at the 2016 PKP Sprint in Montreal aimed to provide a visualisation of the OMP usage statistics for the readers. We were a group of mostly remote participants, PKP team members and people from other institutions, working together using GitHub, Google Docs, Google Hangout and Skype. Bruno Beghelli, PKP Bozana […]

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PKP Sprint 2016: Documentation

May 3rd, 2016 by  | Comments Off on PKP Sprint 2016: Documentation

With the release of OJS 3.0 on the horizon, the documentation group at the 2016 PKP Sprint focused on creating a solid foothold for OJS 3.0 documentation for users. Members included: Vanessa Gabler (University of Pittsburgh) Jeanette Hatherill (University of Ottawa) Jeremy Hennig (University of Alberta) Jessica Lang (McGill) Mike Nason (PKP, University of New […]

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PKP Sprint 2016: XML and Substance

April 29th, 2016 by  | Comments Off on PKP Sprint 2016: XML and Substance

The XML Parsing & Production Group at the 2016 PKP Sprint in Montreal achieved a number of major milestones made possible by the participation of the developers of Substance Editor. PKP recently entered into a collaboration with Substance to incorporate their WYSIWYG tools into our XML pipeline, and this was the first time that everyone […]

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Sprinting in Montreal

April 29th, 2016 by  | Comments Off on Sprinting in Montreal

For the past couple of years, PKP has been organizing a developer sprint, typically in the Spring and late Summer / early Fall. Although technically-focused, non-technical participants are always welcome and make important contributions to the practicality and usability of the technical work. This week we completed our first sprint at the Université de Montréal, […]

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Substance Consortium

April 27th, 2016 by  | Comments Off on Substance Consortium

Last year, the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) and the Collaborative Knowledge Foundation (CoKo) partnered to support an open source ecosystem for knowledge creation and dissemination. Today, we are proud to announce that, in conjunction with Consortium Érudit, we are taking another concrete step towards this common goal. Our three organizations have identified Substance, a JavaScript […]

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Invitation to Participate: OA Publishing Co-operative Study

April 19th, 2016 by  | Comments Off on Invitation to Participate: OA Publishing Co-operative Study

Calling all library administrators, collections, and scholarly communications librarians! The Open Access Scholarly Publishing Co-operative Study needs your input on a new model for scholarly publishing! Subscriptions no longer make sense. Article processing charges are not for everyone. What about a different approach? What about building on the growing cooperation in scholarly publishing? Help us […]

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