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Community-led construction: A peek inside OHBM’s journey toward Aperture

The Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) has set its sights on Aperture: a new initiative to develop an open publishing platform by and for their own community. More than a platform, Aperture aims to rethink the ‘norms’ associated with communicating academic research, bringing transparency and interactivity to the publishing process. Initial focus will be…

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PubSweet Meet Preview

It’s almost time for the first PubSweet meeting of 2019, so we wanted to share a few details! If you are wondering, What is a PubSweet meeting? The PubSweet Community includes all organizations who are developing platforms collaboratively, sharing Coko technology and methodology. This means that attendees of these meetings, which happen roughly once quarterly, are both…

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Announcing Europe PMC’s PubSweet-based End-to-End Manuscript Submission workflow coming soon!

The Coko community of innovative, forward-thinking publishing organizations building the tools of our dreams have collectively had an auspicious start in the new year! For example, Europe PMC plan wide rollout of their full, end-to-end manuscript submission workflow using PubSweet technology, later this month! We’ll share more information as it becomes available on this and…

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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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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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The Spirit of Partnerships

Coko is our community   Great technologies aren’t created in isolation, but are community-built and open to collaboration. To give a window into the honest and open collaboration of our partners, we’ve created a short video that we believe captures the spirit of the combined motivation to move open source infrastructure from vision to reality….

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