German OJS 3 Workshop Report

October 27th, 2017 by  | 2 Comments

From  the 5th to 6th of October,  Heidelberg University Library conducted an OJS 3 workshop for developers and technical experts in German-speaking countries. The workshop was organized under the umbrella of the OJS-de.net project, a multi-university, journal publication facilitation and assisting project for German universities, granted by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

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Better submission discovery and tracking for editors in OJS 3.1

October 25th, 2017 by  | Comments Off on Better submission discovery and tracking for editors in OJS 3.1

OJS version 3.1 introduces improvements to the submissions list to help editors and journal managers quickly find and track submissions. These changes allow you to filter submissions by stage, status or section, and quickly search for a submission by title, author name or submission ID. The video below provides a quick introduction to some of […]

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OJS 3.0 Webinar – Sept 7, 9am Pacific

September 6th, 2016 by  | 7 Comments

A quick reminder – our OJS 3 Overview webinar will be held on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 9am Pacific Time. We will be using a Hangout on Air, which you can view here: URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrKNEdYCBrY The webinar will be recorded and shared on the PKP Youtube channel for those of you unable to make […]

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Bootstrap Theme for OJS 3

September 2nd, 2016 by  | Comments Off on Bootstrap Theme for OJS 3

Now that OJS 3 is available I’ve prepared version 1.0 of the community-organised Bootstrap 3 theme. You can download the theme and read the installation instructions. You can see it in action on our Demonstration Journal. What is it? Bootstrap 3 is a popular HTML/CSS/JavaScript framework for building websites. The Bootstrap 3 theme is a […]

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OJS 3: New Features Overview

September 1st, 2016 by  | 4 Comments

OJS 3 is significantly different than its predecessor, OJS 2. It includes enhancements and new features developed from community feedback, extensive usability testing, and new software design capabilities. You can visit our Demonstration Journal to take a quick look, or login to our Testdrive Journal to experiment (username= admin / password = testdrive).

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OJS 3 is Here!

August 31st, 2016 by  | 11 Comments

The Public Knowledge Project is pleased to announce the release of OJS 3. This is the most comprehensive software upgrade since we moved from OJS 1.0 to 2.0 way back in 2005. It incorporates a decade of feedback from our users on the community forum, through usability testing, and through thousands of conversations, feature requests, […]

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Getting Ready for OJS 3.0: When Should I Upgrade?

August 29th, 2016 by  | 4 Comments

With the upcoming release of OJS 3 on August 31, you will likely be thinking about when you should upgrade. Here’s what you need to know. Overview OJS 3.0 contains a lot of new concepts and code, so it’s important to plan your migration from OJS 2.x to OJS 3.x in a way that doesn’t […]

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PKP Joins ORCID

August 17th, 2016 by  | Comments Off on PKP Joins ORCID

PKP is very pleased to announce it has become a member of ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID). ORCID has been instrumental in advancing the concept of a persistent digital identifier that uniquely distinguishes an author or researcher from everyone else.  Name disambiguation is a critical requirement for all aspects of scholarly publishing and communication […]

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OJS 3.0 Arrives on August 31

August 10th, 2016 by  | 7 Comments

Mark your calendars! PKP is pleased to announce August 31, 2016 as the release date for Open Journal Systems version 3.0. This is the most comprehensive software upgrade since we moved from OJS 1.0 to 2.0 way back in 2005! It incorporates a decade of feedback from our users on the community forum, through usability […]

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Major New Features in Upcoming OJS 3

August 5th, 2016 by  | 6 Comments

As we approach the upcoming OJS 3 release (date soon to be announced), we wanted to share some of the major new features you’ll see, including editorial discussions, flexible workflows and roles, easier theming, and more. All of the critical features and functionality you expect from OJS have been included in the new release, but […]

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