Journals posts

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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eLife and Coko celebrate development milestones

Our community of innovative, forward-thinking publishers building the tools of our dreams have collectively had an auspicious start in the new year! Here are some highlights to note: An early subset of eLife’s incoming submissions are now traversing their xPub system! Later this month, they will ramp up to 100%. Notably, this system is capable…

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Questioning everything!

This month, Learned Publishing released an issue exploring the future of scholarly publishing titled ‘Question Everything.’ Being the curious individuals we are, it seemed like the perfect venue to submit some of the explorations we’ve undertaken. We are proud to share the following two articles our team contributed to within this issue: Can we transform scholarly…

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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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Peer Review Week 2018: We’re havin’ a party!

Here in the Cokoverse, supporting peer review workflow with open source technology is the core of what we do! When we heard that the focus of this year’s Peer Review Week celebration is Diversity and Inclusion in Review, we could hardly contain our excitement and went straight into planning mode! Open source naturally lends itself…

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Jump in, the water is fine! Open source alternatives to platform vendors are here!

As consolidation continues within scholarly communications, many constituents are vocalizing hesitation to continue working with commercial systems vendors. Concerns vary based on the organization and system type, but include publishers and institutions who don’t want competitor publishers or large commercial interests “owning” their infrastructure and accessing their data.   As you know, Coko is a…

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