PKP Sprint 2016: XML and Substance

The XML Parsing & Production Group at the 2016 PKP Sprint in Montreal achieved a number of major milestones made possible by the participation of the developers of Substance Editor. PKP recently entered into a collaboration with Substance to incorporate their WYSIWYG tools into our XML pipeline, and this was the first time that everyone […]

Sprinting in Montreal

  • Published on April 29th, 2016
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For the past couple of years, PKP has been organizing a developer sprint, typically in the Spring and late Summer / early Fall. Although technically-focused, non-technical participants are always welcome and make important contributions to the practicality and usability of the technical work. This week we completed our first sprint at the Université de Montréal, […]

PKP Sprint Deadline Approaching

There is still time to register for the PKP Sprint in Montreal, on April 25 and 26. Co-hosted by PKP and Érudit, the sprint will take place at the University of Montreal in room C-3061, on the 3rd floor of the Lionel-Groulx building (3150, rue Jean-Brillant, Montréal): We’ll be starting at 9am on April […]

PKP Sprint – Montreal

  • Published on February 10th, 2016
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PKP is pleased to announce a spring developer sprint in Montreal, Canada, on Monday/Tuesday April 25-26, 2016. The event will be co-hosted by PKP and Érudit at the University of Montreal. We would like to cordially invite you to attend; we were delighted with the last sprint and hope you enjoyed it as much as […]

#PKP5: Sprint Results and OJS 3.0 Beta 1 Release

  • Published on August 18th, 2015
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Thanks to everyone who attended #PKP5 here in Vancouver last week. We only have the chance to gather a portion of our community once every two years, and as a developer it’s inspiring to see some of the things that are happening in our sphere and with our software. I’m also reminded of the huge […]


PKP Sprint Fall 2014 Results

  • Published on October 14th, 2014
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We had the pleasure of inviting our far-flung community to join us for a few days of intense group work just prior to our 2014 Annual General Meeting. This was our second development sprint and once again a diverse and talented mix of people came together and exceeded our expectations. A blank agenda allowed us […]


PKP Sprint

We recently held our first (but certainly not our last) in-person sprint development session, on March 9-10, 2014, bringing PKP’s developers and outside contributors together to build shared experience working intensively on a limited agenda. The sprint was a lightweight unconference-style event, with a focus on outcomes that could be achieved within the limits of […]

Improving Usability, Inclusivity, and Accessibility in 3.3

In our third “Feature Friday” installment, we take a look at new features in OJS/OMP/OPS 3.3 helping to make our software truly open.

Workflow Enhancements in 3.3

  • Published on February 5th, 2021
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Earlier this week we announced the release of OJS/OMP/OPS 3.3. To kickoff “Feature Fridays” in February, here are some of the most significant changes to the editorial workflow that managers, editors, authors, and reviewers can look forward to.


PKP Community Code of Conduct

  • Published on January 28th, 2021
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Background At the Public Knowledge Project (PKP), our work is guided by our commitment to quality, openness, participation, and inclusiveness. We respect people, value diversity, and actively seek to expand spaces for many voices and experiences, both locally and globally, in and through our work. These values help us to build positive and constructive working […]