Have you heard of the Public Knowledge Project (PKP)? PKP is an Open Journal System founded in 1998 by Dr John Wonsky a Prof at the University of British Columbia. PKP is a non-profit university-based initiative doing research & development in scholarly publishing with its research home base at Stanford University in the US. This initiative was birthed by the need to connect the general public to the knowledge that is created by Universities.
This initiative is a perfect solution in the face of the Covid-19 pandemics that editors can leverage on to ensure continuity in thier publications as well as having an online presence and of course with the following advantages:
- Provides a workflow for your journal and a system for online submission (Peer review, Editing and Publishing)!
- It keeps track of every step of the workflow
- Provides automatic notification in email-based communication
- Interacts with many other publishing systems such as Lockss for digital preservation, crossref for DIO, Dataverse for data management, ORCID for author identifiers among others.
As of 2016, over 10,000 from over 100 countries now use OJS for publishing. Your journal can also come on board without further delays by learning how for FREE! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW