Editoria: book production posts

Catch up with Editoria

Editoria is paradigm-shifting, and includes many features that represent serious efficiencies for university presses and library publishers, but it is also a great travel partner! From the time I joined Coko this spring, we’ve travelled back and forth across the United States together, making stops at several industry meetings (including Council for Science Editors, Society…

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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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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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Engage with Editoria: How to get involved with the community

Note: This post was originally published on editoria.pub. Editoria is powered by Coko technology. There has never been a tool quite like Editoria. Several elements make Editoria unique, setting it far apart from open and proprietary tools that came before it. It was designed by subject matter experts and actual users! And the ability to…

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Hiring a community manager for books

Coko in partnership with UC Press and the California Digital Library are hiring a Community Manager to assist with adoption of the new Editoria platform for book production. The Community Manager will manage the publisher, developer, and service provider communities for Editoria—a web-based, open source book production software built on the Collaborative Knowledge Foundation (Coko)…

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PagedMedia Announcement

The following announcement is regarding pagedmedia.org, which is a project started by Adam Hyde, Coko CoFounder, and funded by the Shuttleworth Foundation. It is not a Coko project as such, but closely affiliated! Please distribute widely! PagedMedia Announcement PagedMedia is a project to educate and inspire publishers to use HTML, CSS and JavaScript to produce…

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Take Editoria for a spin

You’re already free to download Editoria, the book production platform we’re building with the University of California Press and take it for a spin. If you’re more in test-drive mode, Coko’s Alex Theg made this speedy slide deck that shows off some of Editoria’s features.  In just a few minutes, you’ll see what it’s like…

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Editoria 1.1: Meet the Automagic Book Builder

Scholarly ebook production today typically involves a lot of manual work: there are times when a production editor is cobbling together files, images and other sources in a way that’s inefficiently artisanal. Enter the “Automagic Book Builder,” one of the standout features in Editoria 1.1. The feature was designed by Kate Warne and Cindy Fulton,…

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Editoria 1.0 preview

Editoria, the book production platform we’re building with the University of California Press, is getting ever closer to a 1.0 release. Check out the latest blog post on the Editoria website for an overview of the system and the latest features: https://editoria.pub/2017/05/31/towards-editoria-1-0/ There, we’ll walk you through all the major interfaces, including… …the Dashboard, wherein…

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