Improving Usability, Inclusivity, and Accessibility in 3.3

February 19th, 2021 by  | No Comments

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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