Open Source posts

Open Source tools we use

We run all our systems on open source tools. We build open infrastructure on open infrastructure. Here is an incomplete list: Gitlab gitlab.coko.foundation This is where the code for all our projects lives. It works like GitHub except better and it’s not owned by Microsoft! You can create your own account. Mattermost mattermost.coko.foundation Where all…

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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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