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Around the world with Workflow Sprints

In recent weeks, Coko co-founder Adam Hyde has been busily hopping ponds to bring innovation to publishers via Workflow Sprints in Santa Barbara, California for punctum books, and Cambridge, UK for Open Book Publishers. Workflow Sprints deploy a collaborative methodology for rapidly designing content production workflows, called The Cabbage Tree Method, to facilitate the design of…

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Increase transparency by adding CRediT to workflow with PubSweet

In the PubSweet Community we are about contribution and reuse. Meanwhile, the CRediT taxonomy is all about transparently recognizing contributions to research. As such, we are pleased to announce that CRediT is implemented within CalTech’s Wormbase Micropublications platform, which is developed using PubSweet. This means that all other organizations within the community who are also…

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Meet PREreview

We recently shared a list of platforms being developed with PubSweet. PREreview is one such platform at the earlier stages of development and community participation. We interviewed PREreview Co-founder Daniela Saderi to gain a deeper understanding of the who, what, and why of PREreview.     Is PREreview the name of your platform, with a…

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Community-led construction: A peek inside OHBM’s journey toward Aperture

The Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) has set its sights on Aperture: a new initiative to develop an open publishing platform by and for their own community. More than a platform, Aperture aims to rethink the ‘norms’ associated with communicating academic research, bringing transparency and interactivity to the publishing process. Initial focus will be…

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Coko Open Science – achieving FAIR data

The European Commission has identified the opportunity to save €10.2 billion per year by using FAIR data (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable). As policies begin to emerge requiring FAIR data, it’s timely to consider the open infrastructure needed to make embed FAIRness into the research and research communication workflows and outputs.   Coko recently received a…

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PubSweet Meet Preview

It’s almost time for the first PubSweet meeting of 2019, so we wanted to share a few details! If you are wondering, What is a PubSweet meeting? The PubSweet Community includes all organizations who are developing platforms collaboratively, sharing Coko technology and methodology. This means that attendees of these meetings, which happen roughly once quarterly, are both…

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Open Textbook Network and Coko join forces to enhance the future of open textbook production

The Open Textbook Network (OTN), an organization focused on improving higher education by supporting the use, publication, and distribution of openly licensed textbooks, and the Collaborative Knowledge Foundation (Coko), an organization focused on transforming how knowledge is created, improved, and shared, announce their partnership to broaden the production and distribution of open textbooks. The effort…

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