Open access journals must be preserved forever

November 4th, 2021 by  | Comments Off on Open access journals must be preserved forever

PKP is delighted, on this World Preservation Day, to share an important update on Project JASPER, our partnership with DOAJ, Internet Archive, CLOCKSS and Keepers Registry. We initiated Project JASPER a year ago with an express goal to preserve no-fee journal content all over the world – much of which is published on Open Journal Systems. […]

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Implementing your ORCID Plugin for OJS/OPS? Help is Here.

October 27th, 2021 by  | Comments Off on Implementing your ORCID Plugin for OJS/OPS? Help is Here.

ORCID and the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) are proud to announce a new set of documentation resources for the ORCID Plugin for OJS, which is freely available in the OJS Plugin Gallery. With this plugin, authors and researchers can ensure their work is properly and thoroughly credited and that their time investment and administrative burden […]

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Working Towards Equitable Open Access

October 26th, 2021 by  | Comments Off on Working Towards Equitable Open Access

  As part of Open Access Week, Érudit and the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) would like to underline the value of equity in the transition to open access in Canada and around the world. The theme of this year’s International Open Access Week is “It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity“. Érudit and […]

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OJS Training Workshop at McMaster University

May 5th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on OJS Training Workshop at McMaster University

For those of you in Canada: The OCUL Publishing-Hosting Community invites you to a free Open Journal Systems Training Workshop at McMaster University, May 13-14.

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Publicizing OJS at your library

October 17th, 2014 by  | Comments Off on Publicizing OJS at your library

The University of Waterloo Library recently designed a poster to create awareness in their community of the availability and possibilities of their open source publishing system. The poster is a great example of how to publicize your library publishing services:

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New Horizons for Learning

June 11th, 2014 by  | Comments Off on New Horizons for Learning

Johns Hopkins University (a PKP Silver sponsor) has just gone live with a new OJS-hosted journal, New Horizons for Learning. The journal, published by the School of Education since the 1980s, was originally hosted on a static website. In a collaboration between the School of Education and the Sheridan Libraries, it was decided to move […]

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California Digital Library UI/UX review report

May 29th, 2014 by  | Comments Off on California Digital Library UI/UX review report

The California Digital Library became one of the Public Knowledge Project’s first formal development partners in 2012.  As a major part of this commitment, CDL undertook a comprehensive user interface/experience review of the Open Journal Systems (OJS) 3.0 alpha in 2013.  This was a massive undertaking on CDL’s part, requiring considerable preparation on the part […]

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Helping high school researchers get published

April 29th, 2014 by  | Comments Off on Helping high school researchers get published

The University of Alberta Libraries (a PKP Platinum sponsor) have established a partnership agreement with a local high school to establish a peer-reviewed journal for the research that comes out of their prestigious Advanced Placement Capstone Diploma Program (a Cambridge University initiative). The publication, tentatively named The Cornerstone, will have a home on the University […]

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