Introduction to PKP’s Code of Conduct

December 1st, 2021 by  | No Comments

                  Introducing PKP’s Code of Conduct  Preamble The PKP Equity and Inclusion team has developed a new Code of Conduct to provide guidance and expectations for behaviour for the entire PKP community. PKP’s Code of Conduct was written to ensure a safe and positive experience for all […]

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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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Open Access for the non-English-speaking World

November 2nd, 2021 by  | Comments Off on Open Access for the non-English-speaking World

Open access is not only about barrier-free access to research by readers, it’s also about barrier-free access by researchers to publishing their research. Barriers to researchers publishing can include high author payment charges (APCs), lack of support to write and publish in one’s native language or about one’s local context, and lack of access to […]

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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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PKP is hiring a Business Development Manager!

October 18th, 2021 by  | Comments Off on PKP is hiring a Business Development Manager!

Our team is rapidly growing and we are currently looking for a Business Development Manager to contribute to our success. The successful candidate will be an experienced, self-directed, action-oriented individual who enjoys working with co-workers and community members from around the world. PKP is committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive working environment. We […]

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PKP Index Retiring as of January 1, 2022.

October 5th, 2021 by  | 2 Comments

We are retiring the PKP Index as of January 1, 2022. We are no longer accepting new registrations or submissions. The content that is in the Index will be kept as-is, and entirely available to harvest via OAI, until December 31 2021 and archived offline indefinitely by PKP. Over the past six years we have […]

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Supreme Court of Canada Supports York University Appeal

August 3rd, 2021 by  | Comments Off on Supreme Court of Canada Supports York University Appeal

The Supreme Court of Canada has issued an important decision in the longstanding dispute between the collective society Access Copyright and York University over paying royalties on course readings. Although the high court did not squarely address the practical effects of the ruling, it affirmed that Access Copyright’s tariffs are not mandatory and that fair […]

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PKP is Hiring! Communications Manager

May 11th, 2021 by  | Comments Off on PKP is Hiring! Communications Manager

UPDATE June 1 2021: The deadline for applications has passed, and applications are no longer accepted. PKP is currently seeking a talented, full-time Communications Manager to help with PKP’s wide-ranging communications efforts. This position will be responsible for ensuring a unified communications approach across PKP’s leadership and operations teams, and will also participate actively on […]

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PKP Roundup – September 29

September 29th, 2014 by  | Comments Off on PKP Roundup – September 29

Curious what the PKP team has been working on this week? The PKP Roundup gives quick updates on our latest software (and other) developments. PKP Development Sprint: Following on our very successful first development sprint in March 2014, this week PKP developers will once more gather with many of our partners to work intensively on […]

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