Open Source posts

2020 Update #2: Announcing Hindawi’s Continued Investment in Coko

We are excited to continue this series of Coko update announcements highlighting the growth and good health of our communities. Hindawi Ltd., one of the original founding members of the PubSweet community are renewing their financial support of Coko and PubSweet. This is a tangible sign of the organization’s continued commitment to community led shared…

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2020 Update #1: Architecting the future of Open Textbooks in Minneapolis

The Open Textbook Network and Coko kicked off a collaboration on December 11, 2019, at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. The two communities came together to address a shared problem: Helping authors write and design an open textbook. Together, over the next three years and supported by IMLS funding, they will be designing a…

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Attend the Phenom Webinar

Coko, Hindawi and EIFL are partnering for an informational webinar about Phenom, a free and open source multi-tenanted journal publishing platform developed by Hindawi using Coko’s PubSweet framework to support their large Open Access journals portfolio. Andrew Smeall, Chief Product Officer at Hindawi, will introduce the Phenom manuscript submission and peer review platform, and show how it can…

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Meet Plume: A new PubSweet platform created by the French Financial Jurisdictions

The French financial jurisdictions, which include the Paris-based Cour des comptes (the French Superior Audit Institution) and the regional and territorial chambers of accounts, have been collaborating with Coko for the past 10 months, building an experimental PubSweet platform. The project is part of a program called Public Interest Entrepreneurs, directed by Etalab, a department…

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Open Publishing Awards Nominations are now Open!

For the next four weeks, you may make nominations for the Open Publishing Awards! Categories include Open Source Software and Open Content. Anyone can make nominations, and self-nominations are encouraged. Within Open Source Software, the judges will review nominated projects within the Publishing sector. This can include publishing platforms, repositories, curatorial management systems, peer-review systems,…

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Introducing the Open Publishing Awards

We are very proud to announce that we will be hosting the inaugural Open Publishing Awards: a celebration of all things Open in Publishing. Nominating begins August 19, and will remain open for four weeks. Categories will be announced at the same time. At the end of this period, a small group of judges will…

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PubSource #1: community news briefs

PubSource is a collection of news briefs on interesting projects that touch our community. If you have a news item you’d like us to include in the next PubSource, please share with team@coko.foundation. eLife Solicits Feedback This week, eLife is gathering feedback from the publishing community about the platforms we use to host and present journal…

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PubSweet Collaboration Week – May 7 – 13

About three years ago, we set out to build a framework for building publishing software with components. Take a component here, a component there, make one on your own, and, presto! you have your custom publishing platform! While the framework itself has matured significantly, we’re not there yet in terms of the available components and how…

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