Editoria: book production posts

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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Editoria Newsletter Out Now!

A new edition out now! Editoria is looking good! A Snippet from the newsletter: Track Changes We spent a good part of February working through the UI design for the track changes feature in Editoria. Many of you will recall that we solicited feedback via our Google Group on several proposed designs, and I’m delighted to announce…

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Track Changes (Request for Comments)

We would like some feedback from you! In a recent Design Session, Cindy Fulton and Kate Warne (University of California Press) determined that their Editoria workflow required a ‘track changes’ feature. Their basic requirements were clean and simple: If the user adds text to the document: mark the text as an addition, and give it some color. If the user deletes…

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Editoria Update

Editoria is the monograph production platform we are building with the University of California Press and the California Digital Library. The following are some screenshots with short explanations by way of update on progress. First, it is good to understand the names of the components that comprise Editoria, they are: Dashboard – where the users…

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Editoria – Scholarly Monograph Platform

Since the second quarter of this year, we have been building a platform with the University of California Press and the California Digital Library. Initially, we were a small team – Kristen, Jure, and Adam – and we were tasked with designing and building an open source monograph production platform with our good friends at UCP and…

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