Seeking Volunteers to Translate Public Knowledge Project Documentation

September 8th, 2021 by  | No Comments

We are seeking volunteer documentation translators to translate PKP’s documentation. Thanks to the tireless efforts of our volunteers, PKP’s software has been translated into 45+ different languages. Our user base is global, and we want to continually improve the accessibility of our tools for academic publishing communities worldwide.  In addition to our open source software […]

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Public Knowledge Project Accessibility Statement

August 12th, 2021 by  | Comments Off on Public Knowledge Project Accessibility Statement

The Public Knowledge Project (PKP) is committed to providing a user experience that is accessible to the widest possible audience. To achieve this, a new OJS Default Theme was developed by PKP for OJS 3.3 and higher, and was audited for accessibility barriers. PKP is actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of the […]

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Improving Usability, Inclusivity, and Accessibility in 3.3

February 19th, 2021 by  | Comments Off on 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.

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Is Your Journal Accessible? Working With Community to Make OJS Open for All

May 21st, 2020 by  | Comments Off on Is Your Journal Accessible? Working With Community to Make OJS Open for All

In celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), PKP’s newly formed Accessibility Interest Group shares an update on what PKP is doing to improve the accessibility of Open Journal Systems – and what authors, editors and publishers need to know to do their part as well.

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SFU Sprint Report #2: Accessibility

May 31st, 2019 by  | Comments Off on SFU Sprint Report #2: Accessibility

Motivated by upcoming legislation in the Canadian province of Ontario, our second SFU Sprint report comes from our accessibility group. Sprinters set the bar high and completed two very important projects: (1) a roadmap to achieve Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA accessibility of the OJS platform; and (2) a draft module for […]

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Tackling accessibility in OJS 3.0 beta

November 30th, 2015 by  | 4 Comments

We’ve worked hard to address accessibility concerns in the new OJS 3.0 beta. When we overhauled the design, we were able to address a number of basic issues. In this post, I’ll detail some of the things we did to solve existing problems and some of the problems we plan to tackle going forward.

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