PKP Welcomes UX/UI Designer Devika Goel to the Team

Earlier this month PKP welcomed Devika Goel to the team as a UX/UI designer. Described as a ‘powerhouse’ by some of her colleagues, she is already well on her way to collecting and analyzing data that will help her implement more ‘community-centric design’ in her work. Devika has lots to share about her experiences, her […]

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New preprint analyzing the 25,000+ journals that use PKP’s OJS!

September 16th, 2022 by  | No Comments

If you are interested in Open Journal Systems (OJS), scholarly publishing, and social justice, you will definitely want to check out this latest preprint article, “Recalibrating the Scope of Scholarly Publishing: A Modest Step in a Vast Decolonization Process”.  In it, you will discover that there are over 25,000 (yes, twenty-five thousand!) OJS journals that […]

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Bogotá Sprint 2022: Resumen General | Bogotá Sprint 2022: Round-up Summary

September 14th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Bogotá Sprint 2022: Resumen General | Bogotá Sprint 2022: Round-up Summary

English message follows Spanish El pasado 30 de Junio y 1° de Julio, se llevó a cabo el primer PKP Sprint Latinoamericano, alojado por la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, la Universidad Pedagógica Nacional y la Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas.   Por primera vez, el PKP Sprint se llevó a cabo completamente en español, recibiendo […]

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Embargo No More!

August 29th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Embargo No More!

PKP Welcomes White House Rule on Immediate Open Access.   On August 25th 2022, the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy terminated a major concession to publishers on the road to open access. The OSTP memo indicates that by December 31st, 2025, publishers will have to provide immediate public access to research sponsored by […]

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Bogotá 2022 Sprint Notes Released: Desarrollo de plugin de evaluación de configuración de servidores (permisos de carpetas)

August 24th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Bogotá 2022 Sprint Notes Released: Desarrollo de plugin de evaluación de configuración de servidores (permisos de carpetas)

English message follows Spanish Hemos notado que se suele prestar poca atención a temas de seguridad, ya que se centra la atención en otros aspectos de las plataformas PKP, como el propio proceso editorial o el diseño. Esto suele provocar que las medidas de seguridad que se llegan a implementar solo sean correctivas, es decir, […]

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Canada Foundation for Innovation renews support for Coalition Publica — In a big way!

August 23rd, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Canada Foundation for Innovation renews support for Coalition Publica — In a big way!

We are pleased to share the exciting news that Coalition Publica, a partnership of SFU-based PKP and Université de Montréal-based Erudit, has been awarded $10 million dollars over the next 6 years by the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s Major Science Initiative (MSI) fund. This is a renewal of our 2017-2022 CFI-MSI award and will help […]

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Bogotá 2022 Sprint Notes Released: Recursos educativos abiertos en PKP Docs

August 23rd, 2022 by  | Comments Off on Bogotá 2022 Sprint Notes Released: Recursos educativos abiertos en PKP Docs

English message follows Spanish En junio de 2022, la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, la Universidad Pedagógica Nacional y la Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas organizaron el primer PKP Sprint Latinoamericano en Bogotá, Colombia. Miembros de la comunidad de PKP se reunieron en grupos de trabajo, cada uno con una tarea específica. Este es el […]

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PKP 2022 AGM Recording Released

August 8th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on PKP 2022 AGM Recording Released

There was a strong turnout for this year’s Annual General Meeting, and we appreciate everyone taking the time to join us. The hosts of the session covered PKP’s growth, new partnerships, sustainers, research, and development.

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PKP Announces Long-term Support (LTS) Software Releases

February 15th, 2022 by  | 2 Comments

PKP has accepted a proposal from the Technical Committee to adopt a Long-term Support (LTS) policy in order to help our community run and maintain our software. This decision will help our community of users schedule their upgrades by providing a fixed timeline for major software updates. We encourage anyone who hosts our software to […]

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PKP Enables Diamond Open Access

January 27th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on PKP Enables Diamond Open Access

The Public Knowledge Project (PKP), has been, by design and since its inception over two decades ago, developing software that enables scholars from around the world to professionally peer-review and publish their colleagues’ work without charging them or the public to read this work. By creating open source (free) software that distributes the power to […]

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