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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PKP’s New Contributor License Agreement

October 1st, 2018 by  | Comments Off on PKP’s New Contributor License Agreement

We’ve recently added a Contributor License Agreement (CLA) to our git repositories here at PKP. This requests that open-source contributors sign the CLA as part of the process of contributing to our software. The PKP Technical Committee (which is comprised of PKP team members and community members) has been considering how to start using the […]

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El segundo curso de PKP School en español / The Second PKP School Course in Spanish

September 28th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on El segundo curso de PKP School en español / The Second PKP School Course in Spanish

Gracias de nuevo al arduo trabajo de la traductora María Elena Sánchez Salazar, con el apoyo del equipo editorial del Instituto de Geografía de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), tenemos el segundo curso de PKP School en español – Flujo de trabajo editorial en OJS 3. Gracias también a Raúl Marcó del Pont […]

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Coalition Publi.ca, a national partnership providing sustainable support for journals transitioning to open access

September 27th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on Coalition Publi.ca, a national partnership providing sustainable support for journals transitioning to open access

Created in the spring of 2017, Coalition Publi.ca aims to establish an infrastructure dedicated to the digital production and dissemination of research results in the Canadian humanities and social sciences (HSS). The project is now guided by an advisory committee with representatives from various stakeholders within academia.

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PKP and SciELO Announce Development of Open Source Preprint Server System

September 22nd, 2018 by  | 1 Comment

In recognition of PKP and SciELO’s twentieth anniversary, the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) and SciELO Program are entering into an agreement to develop a Preprint Server system on the principles that have guided these two organizations over the last two decades. These governing principles include recognizing the value of: (a) independent manuscript evaluation systems and […]

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New Agreement between Ubiquity Press and the Public Knowledge Project to Support Open Source Publishing

September 22nd, 2018 by  | Comments Off on New Agreement between Ubiquity Press and the Public Knowledge Project to Support Open Source Publishing

Ubiquity Press and the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) have entered into an agreement to work more closely together. This agreement is strategically aligned with Ubiquity’s commitment to Open Source Software under its new Customer Charter. Ubiquity has used the Open Journal Systems (OJS) software to manage the editorial process for its journals since inception and […]

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Health Science Theme Style Guide

September 4th, 2018 by  | 1 Comment

Earlier this year, we released the first in our series of new themes for OJS 3 — the Health Science theme. Using the contemporary and humanist typeface, Fira Sans, this theme was designed with cleanliness, simplicity and accessibility in mind. Today, we’d like to share a new style guide we’ve written to help you make […]

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Heidelberg Sprint 2018

September 1st, 2018 by  | Comments Off on Heidelberg Sprint 2018

Ready to sprint? We’re getting ready for another PKP sprint, this time in fabulous Heidelberg, Germany. The sprint will run from Thursday, September 20 through Friday, September 21, 2018. We are extremely grateful to our local host, the University of Heidelberg and look forward to meeting more friends from the German OJS network and elsewhere. […]

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Announcing the PKP Documentation Hub

August 10th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on Announcing the PKP Documentation Hub

At the PKP Code Sprint in 2017, a group of PKP community members/supporters created a report on PKP’s myriad documentation. As our software had grown over ~20 years, so too had our solutions for platform- and task-specific documentation. By the end of the sprint, the group identified redundant and deprecated documentation for outdated versions of […]

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2017 PKP Annual Report to the Community Released

August 7th, 2018 by  | Comments Off on 2017 PKP Annual Report to the Community Released

We’re pleased to release our 2017 PKP Annual Report to the Community, providing a brief overview of our major accomplishments over the past year, in all areas of our activities, including software development, services, research, partnerships, finances, and more. We’ll be using the Report as a guide for tomorrow’s PKP Virtual Annual General Meeting, and […]

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