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Open Publishing Awards Nominations are now Open!

For the next four weeks, you may make nominations for the Open Publishing Awards! Categories include Open Source Software and Open Content. Anyone can make nominations, and self-nominations are encouraged. Within Open Source Software, the judges will review nominated projects within the Publishing sector. This can include publishing platforms, repositories, curatorial management systems, peer-review systems,…

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Introducing the Open Publishing Awards

We are very proud to announce that we will be hosting the inaugural Open Publishing Awards: a celebration of all things Open in Publishing. Nominating begins August 19, and will remain open for four weeks. Categories will be announced at the same time. At the end of this period, a small group of judges will…

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Who is Coko?: Meet Giannis

Giannis Kopanas is a PubSweet Developer who has most recently been lending his talents to Editoria. He lives and works in Athens, Greece. We chatted him up about about summer, software and what he is looking forward to at Coko. Alison: Giannis, how is your summer going? Giannis Kopanas: A little bit of summer is…

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Coko’s new logo!

You may have noticed recently we have updated the website. We simplified its structure and made Coko easier to understand. This is part of an incremental process of moving our identity forward. To this end, we are also updating our branding. We will slowly migrate our name from Collaborative Knowledge Foundation/ Coko to just Coko….

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PubSource #5: Vids, Webinars, and Jobs

PubSource is a collection of news briefs on interesting projects that touch on Open Source and Publishing. If you have a news item you’d like us to include in the next PubSource, please share with team@coko.foundation. What’s Urgent? The Urgent Publishing Conference took place in Amsterdam in May. Now, you can watch the presentation vids….

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Who is Coko? : Meet Julien.

Julien Taquet lives in France and is an expert UX and Book CSS designer whose expertise benefits Coko, Book Sprints, Editoria, Paged.js and all of these organizations’ constituents. We decided to learn more about how Julien amassed such a wealth of knowledge across multiple very specialized domains, and why he chooses to deploy these gifts…

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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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