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Coko honors Koko

At times, we’ve been mistaken for a legend, Koko the gorilla. Koko died today, at age 46. We’ve always been honored for the mistaken identity because Koko broke boundaries and defied stereotypes, as we hope to do. Like Coko, this extraordinary gorilla was born in San Francisco. Koko was taught sign language and astonished the…

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Good Luck Carly!

It is with mixed emotions that we announce Carly Strasser will be moving on from Coko this month. She joined Coko last December as the Director of Strategic Development and has helped align Coko’s communications with its mission and vision. We are thrilled for Carly, however, for having found her dream job in data strategy!…

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Coko honors Koko

At times, we’ve been mistaken for a legend, Koko the gorilla. Koko died today, at age 46. We’ve always been honored for the mistaken identity because Koko broke boundaries and defied stereotypes, as we hope to do. Like Coko, this extraordinary gorilla was born in San Francisco. Koko was taught sign language and astonished the…

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The launch of editoria.pub

Coko’s open source, browser-based books production workflow tool Editoria recently launched a new web presence located at https://editoria.pub. This is the single space that university presses, library publishers and others interested in following the development of this tool and the community supporting it can go to learn more via helpful resources. This week, in celebration…

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Focus on Aperture

On June 18, at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping Annual Meeting in Singapore, the Publishing Roundtable will solicit feedback from attendees on Aperture, the organization’s new publishing platform expected to release in 2019. More than a platform, Aperture aims to rethink the ‘norms’ associated with communicating academic research, bringing transparency and interactivity to the publishing…

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Heather Joseph & Tim O’Reilly Join Coko Advisory Board

We are delighted to announce that we have two new members joining our Advisory Board: Heather Joseph and Tim O’Reilly. As part of our commitment to being community-driven, we have a board of advisors that help inform Coko’s current and future directions. Heather Joseph is the Executive Director for SPARC, a global coalition committed to…

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Europe PMC and Coko Announce Partnership

The Collaborative Knowledge Foundation (CoKo) and Europe PMC are excited to announce a new partnership  to develop web-based, open source content and workflow management components that will enable ingest and processing of manuscripts. The system will be built on Coko’s PubSweet technology framework and will contribute to the vision of creating modern, digital-first technologies that…

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Editoria Webinar

Yesterday, Coko hosted a live webinar to give interested participants an opportunity to learn more about Editoria. An overview of the Editoria origin story, a live demonstration of Editoria, presentation on Open Source sustainability, and live Q&A were included. If you missed the live broadcast, you can view it here! Note: This player will not…

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DOCX, XML, HTML, and Publishing Workflows

Most publishing workflows start with an author submitting their manuscript. For better or worse, this manuscript is most often in a docx format, created using Microsoft Word. The docx manuscript is typically used throughout the reviewing and editing process, often shuttled around as an attachment to emails and other communications. Once the manuscript is accepted,…

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