Community posts

Meet Plume: A new PubSweet platform created by the French Financial Jurisdictions

The French financial jurisdictions, which include the Paris-based Cour des comptes (the French Superior Audit Institution) and the regional and territorial chambers of accounts, have been collaborating with Coko for the past 10 months, building an experimental PubSweet platform. The project is part of a program called Public Interest Entrepreneurs, directed by Etalab, a department…

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Re-introducing Alison

Yes, you read that right! While Alison McGonagle-O’Connell is well known as a central fixture at Coko, we are re-introducing her to you, cast in some new and very exciting roles. Alison will launch her own strategic sales, marketing and communications consultancy on October 1 with our full and enthusiastic support and guidance. We are…

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Some Tips on Community Building

Are you trying to build community and it just doesn’t ‘stick’? You can’t work out exactly whats going wrong. You know that you want community to form around a project, and you know it’s a good idea, but you just can’t work out why it’s not happening. Surely, people know it’s a good idea, right?…

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Meet Physiome

Rapid open publication workflow needs can be substantially divergent from traditional publication workflows. There are similarities in the need to efficiently manage submission, and deliver the author a simple experience while still obtaining all the necessary files and metadata. At the same time, for rapid publications whether and how peer review is managed varies, as…

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PubSource #1: community news briefs

PubSource is a collection of news briefs on interesting projects that touch our community. If you have a news item you’d like us to include in the next PubSource, please share with team@coko.foundation. eLife Solicits Feedback This week, eLife is gathering feedback from the publishing community about the platforms we use to host and present journal…

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Looking back at the PubSweet Collaboration Week

We’ve been waiting years for this moment to come and now that it did, I can say it was worth the wait! What am I talking about? Why the PubSweet collaboration week, of course! Specifically, I’m talking about asking multiple organizations, with diverse goals and approaches, to contribute their components and other improvements back to…

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Coko Community at SSP!

If you’re going to San Diego, be sure to know where and when you can connect with the PubSweet Community! We are presenting in the following sessions: Wednesday, May 29, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Open Source Bazaar Pre-Meeting Session Thursday, May 30, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Leveraging Open Source Technology to…

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