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Micropubs – PubSweet community demo

Our PubSweet community has decided to record and share the demos we usually do during our regular in-person meetings. Here’s the first in a series of demos – micropublications. For more information about micropublications, you can check out their website and the project’s code. It’s built with the PubSweet open source publishing framework and developed by Coko’s Yannis…

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2020 Update #10: Coko announces one-year contract with NCBI

Coko has received a one-year contract from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), a center within the US National Library of Medicine, to build a content management system to support its Bookshelf resource. Bookshelf, which provides free online access to books and documents in the life sciences and in healthcare, is in need of…

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2020 Update #9 Editoria receives additional two-year funding commitment from Mellon

The Collaborative Knowledge Foundation (Coko), together with its fiscal sponsor, Aspiration, are proud to announce we have received a two-year grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation enabling the continued development of the technology and community surrounding Editoria. Editoria is a browser-based book production workflow system that has been built using open source technology. Editoria…

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2020 Update #7 Announcing Cabbage Tree Labs

This week we are proud to announce the launch of Cabbage Tree Labs. Cabbage Tree Labs is a home for publishing projects critical for the wider publishing ecosystem. To move publishing of all types forward we must first get publishing ‘into the web’. Currently the lab is fostering the development of three critical pieces of…

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2020 update #6 : Announcing the Open Publishing Awards 2020

We are delighted to announce that the Open Publishing Awards, the first awards to celebrate open in publishing, are back for 2020! Look for us on the program at FORCE 2020 in San Sebastian, Spain. In 2019, we put together the awards – submission process, website, judging panel, process, and event all inside three months!…

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2020 Update #4: An Alliance to Advance Open Infrastructure

Electronic Information for Libraries (eIFL), The West African and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN) and Coko have partnered to advance efforts toward Open Infrastructure to advance Open Access publishing in Africa. The partnership kicked off in late 2019 with several webinars, and we are now bringing together a group of interested early stakeholders…

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Collaborate on Open Access Publishing Infrastructure in Africa with Coko, WACREN and EIFL

If you want to work collaboratively to design free and open source open access publishing infrastructure in Africa, please get out your diary! On Tuesday, March 17 in Cotonou (Benin), please plan to join Coko Founder Adam Hyde, WACREN’s Omo Oaiya, and Iryna Kuchma from EIFL for a workshop on the subject. Registration is open…

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