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Notes From Our All Things Coko Meeting in London

From December 5 – 7, the Coko community and those curious to learn more about us convened in London for presentations, discussions, user centered design sessions, even an update Book Sprint for our PubSweet book. The best summary of the week is to say that All Things Coko truly were on display, and open for…

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Hindawi Limited becomes Coko’s first sponsor

Crucial to an open source community is the maintenance of its code and facilitating the collaboration needed to cultivate creation of shared community’s infrastructure. As Coko’s technology offerings and communities expand, our financial model is maturing from reliance on funder investment toward a sustainable model in which our community sponsors the organization financially. As an…

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Shared infrastructure: driving innovation, efficiency, and community-ownership

Coko Co-Founder Kristen Ratan has published an article, Driving a vision of publisher efficiency through collaboration with the peer-reviewed journal, Information Services & Use, published by IOS Press. In this article, Kristen asserts that no one platform can solve all the problems. We need an ecosystem of tools and software, creating modular and interoperable systems…

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Coko receives Sloan Foundation grant to build DataSeer: a missing piece in the data sharing puzzle

Coko receives Sloan Foundation grant to build DataSeer: a missing piece in the data sharing puzzle There are widespread efforts to promote data sharing in research, and most of these focus on making the datasets associated with an individual research article publicly available in a reliable repository. An increasing number of publishers, funders and institutions…

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Coko at FORCE2018

The Coko team and community were delighted to participate in FORCE2018 in Montreal last week. The team co-hosted a rapid publication workshop; Kristen delivered a keynote presentation; and Adam and Community Member Andrew Smeall of Hindawi Limited delivered a community talk; Alison co-hosted a contributor recognition workshop; discussing a variety of topics over the course…

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Inside the kaleidoscopic world of Editoria

Coko’s book production system Editoria empowers you to reimagine your workflow. You will gain efficiencies by collaborating within the browser, working in parallel on all parts of the book, leveraging automated typesetting and distribution tools. Like all Coko tools, Editoria is Open Source, which means that the code is openly available on gitlab via the…

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Hindawi Launches Peer Review System Built Using Coko’s Open Source Framework

Hindawi’s new manuscript submission and peer review system is an excellent example of how quickly solutions can be built using community-driven Open Source development. Hindawi is launching their first journal within a year of partnering with Coko. Hindawi have created their own iteration of Coko’s xPub journal platform, which is built out of Coko’s highly…

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