We’re going to Pittsburgh! PGH Sprint 2019

  • Published on April 17th, 2019
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There really is something “mighty” about Pittsburgh (PGH). While the city advertises sports teams, history, and architecture as its main attractions, we have a slightly different reason to celebrate, and visit, this “Mighty. Beautiful.” town.


Sprints

  • Published on April 16th, 2019
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Do you use OJS and/or OMP for your publishing? Do you have ideas on how to improve these systems? If yes, attend a PKP sprint! Sprints are free, fun, and interactive events for our community to come together to brainstorm important tasks, set priorities, and work together to make our open source software better, together. […]


PGH Sprint 2019

  • Published on April 16th, 2019
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Venue Hillman Library University of Pittsburgh 3960 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Schedule Monday, July 29, 2019 9:00am-10:30am Introductions, Planning 10:30am-11:00am Break 11:00am-12:30pm Group Work 12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch 1:30pm – 3:00pm Group Work 3:00pm-3:30pm Break 3:30pm-5:00pm Group Work Evening Possible Pittsburgh excursions Tuesday, July 30, 2019 9:00am – 10:00am Progress reports, Refocusing, Planning 10:00am-10:30am Break 10:30am-12:00pm […]


Why we sprint – and why you should join us.

Hackathon. Unconference. Codefest. Sprint. There are many names for collaborative events in the world of open source software (OSS). At the Public Knowledge Project (PKP), we hold two-day events called “sprints.”


Register now for SFU Sprint

Are you an OJS, OMP, OCS or OHS user? Do you have ideas on how to make these products better? Then get ready to sprint! The Public Knowledge Project (PKP) invites you to our SFU Sprint May 6-7, 2019 in our hometown of Vancouver, Canada. And because PKP doesn’t exist without you – our community […]


Save the Date: PKP Spring 2019 Sprint

  • Published on January 2nd, 2019
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We are pleased to announce the next PKP Sprint will be taking place at Simon Fraser University’s Harbour Centre campus in downtown Vancouver on May 6th and 7th, 2019. PKP sprints run “unconference” style, typically focusing on rapid code development for our open source publishing applications. Small, self-organized teams work together to solve common software […]


Sprinting in Heidelberg

  • Published on October 2nd, 2018
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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.


Heidelberg Sprint 2018

  • Published on September 1st, 2018
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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. […]


Save the Date: PKP Sprint 2018

  • Published on February 13th, 2018
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PKP and the Heidelberg University Library are pleased to announce the next PKP Sprint will be taking place in Heidelberg, Germany on Sept 20 and 21, 2018. PKP sprints run “unconference” style, typically focusing on rapid code development for our open source publishing applications, with small, self-organized teams working together to solve common software issues […]

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PKP 2017 Sprint Report: New User Mediation

Three Sprint participants (Clinton, Rahul, and Svantje) worked on a new user mediation (or new user approval system) for OJS. Objectives In OJS 2.4.8 and OJS 3.0.1, user registration is either all-or-nothing: journal managers decide whether users can self-register, or when the journal manager must register all users.  A recurring request has been to allow […]

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