Community posts

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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Hindawi Limited and Coko announce development milestones and new collaboration!

Our community of innovative, forward-thinking publishers building the tools that could drive change in scholarly communications have collectively had an auspicious start in the new year! An example: Hindawi launched their xPub system – built within 9 months – in fall 2018. Since then, they have added development resource on the project bringing the team…

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