Journals posts

Preprints won’t just publish themselves: Why we need centralized services for preprints

There has been much attention recently given to preprints, the early versions of journal articles that haven’t yet been peer-reviewed. While preprints have been around since before arXiv.org launched in 1991, fields outside of physics are starting to push for more early sharing of research data, results and conclusions. This will undoubtedly speed up research…

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Open Source for Open Access

As an advocate of open access (OA), I often get asked about the connection between OA and the open source technology that Coko is focused on. OA publishing can be done using closed technology. So how will more open source software grow or improve open access publishing? Lowering costs enables “the flip” There has been…

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