Open Monograph Press• First new workflow design in (5?) years• Opportunity to pioneer new structures • Flexible roles • Multiple-file reviews • User interface• 1.0b launched in September• Adoption; stabilization; incubation; post-production
Rust Never SleepsOJS lines of code (from ohloh.net)
Strategic / The Future• New Development Areas: • Open, dynamic publishing platform • Social networking integration & content enrichment • Indexing & discovery facilitation • Research data integration & generation
The PKP Partnership and eScholarship’s future• Access to community based enhancements/solutions, e.g. – Data publishing modules – New peer review mechanisms and methodologies• Potential solutions to growing requests from UC researchers – Conference support -- Open Conference Systems (OCS) – Monograph publishing -- Open Monograph Press (OMP) • Non-PDF-based publishing support
The PKP Partnership and eScholarship’s future (contd)• Exponentially increased collaboration possibilities for tackling emerging publishing and repository needs• Opportunities to integrate valuable CDL technologies into a widely used platform (e.g. EZID)
OJS & OMP Usability Assessment• What • Improve the OJS and OMP user experience • User-centered assessment and redesign process• Who • Assessment: • CDL will focus on OJS • University of British Columbia will focus on OMP • Implementation: • developers from PKP, CDL, UBC (and elsewhere?), in collaboration with CDL and UBC UI/UX teams
Usability Assessment (contd)• Challenges • Effective communication • Multiple work cultures • Multiple timelines • Collaborative, open development• Opportunities • Shared expertise, experience, perspective, hours in the day • More robust results • Work with cool colleagues at other cool institutions!