New preprint analyzing the 25,000+ journals that use PKP’s OJS!

September 16th, 2022 by  | No Comments

If you are interested in Open Journal Systems (OJS), scholarly publishing, and social justice, you will definitely want to check out this latest preprint article, “Recalibrating the Scope of Scholarly Publishing: A Modest Step in a Vast Decolonization Process”.  In it, you will discover that there are over 25,000 (yes, twenty-five thousand!) OJS journals that […]

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Canada Foundation for Innovation renews support for Coalition Publica — In a big way!

August 23rd, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Canada Foundation for Innovation renews support for Coalition Publica — In a big way!

We are pleased to share the exciting news that Coalition Publica, a partnership of SFU-based PKP and UniversitĂ© de MontrĂ©al-based Erudit, has been awarded $10 million dollars over the next 6 years by the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s Major Science Initiative (MSI) fund. This is a renewal of our 2017-2022 CFI-MSI award and will help […]

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Programa de Actualizaciones de OJS | OJS Upgrade program in Latin America

April 27th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Programa de Actualizaciones de OJS | OJS Upgrade program in Latin America

April 27, 2022 English message follows. De acuerdo con datos publicados en 2021, existen más de 25,000 revistas en el mundo utilizando OJS para publicar, de las cuales 4,714 se encuentran en LatinoamĂ©rica.  Sin embargo, los datos muestran que aĂşn existe un alto porcentaje de instalaciones que no utilizan una versiĂłn de OJS actualizada. Algunas […]

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PKP Publishing Services Welcomes OPS Hosted Client: Engineering Archive

January 26th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on PKP Publishing Services Welcomes OPS Hosted Client: Engineering Archive

PKP Publishing Services (PKP|PS) is happy to welcome our first Open Preprint Systems (OPS) hosted client, Engineering Archive (engrXiv). Open Engineering Inc launched engrXiv in 2016 with the mission of openly disseminating engineering knowledge and is now migrating from OSF Preprints, the Centre for Open Science’s preprint service, to OPS, an open-source system developed by […]

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PKP and SciELO Announce Renewed Partnership

December 21st, 2021 by  | 2 Comments

The Public Knowledge Project is honoured to announce that the leading international scholarly publishing platform SciELO has become PKP’s most recent Development Partner. The initial collaboration between the two organizations dates back to 2007. PKP and SciELO have both played vital roles in  supporting the growth and spread of open access publishing. They are global […]

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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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