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

September 16th, 2022 by  | Comments Off on New preprint analyzing the 25,000+ journals that use PKP’s OJS!

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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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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Location of known journals using PKP’s Open Journal Systems

December 9th, 2021 by  | Comments Off on Location of known journals using PKP’s Open Journal Systems

PKP’s software is widely used around the world, but it is only now that we feel confident in stating that Open Journal Systems (OJS) is supporting over 25,000 active journals, collectively publishing up to a million articles per year. Keeping track of this large user community is challenging, but comprehensive and research-based data collection regarding […]

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Supreme Court of Canada Supports York University Appeal

August 3rd, 2021 by  | Comments Off on Supreme Court of Canada Supports York University Appeal

The Supreme Court of Canada has issued an important decision in the longstanding dispute between the collective society Access Copyright and York University over paying royalties on course readings. Although the high court did not squarely address the practical effects of the ruling, it affirmed that Access Copyright’s tariffs are not mandatory and that fair […]

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