Recent News

Re-introducing Charlie

I’m very happy to announce that Charlie Ablett will be our latest addition to the Coko Advisory Board. Charlie was part of the early Coko team building the INK software which we still use today. After the INK development was completed Charlie worked on various interesting projects before settling into a great position as Senior…

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Update from the PubSweet Meeting Last Week

As we do every 3-4 months or so, the PubSweet community met again at the end of last week (August 29th and 30th) in Cambridge, where the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) graciously hosted us (thank you so much!). Among the familiar faces of eLife, Hindawi, EBI, Digital Science and Editoria community members, where also some…

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New Advisory Board Members

We are adding some interesting people to the Coko Advisory Board. This is to diversify the advice Coko can draw from to help steer the organisation forward. I’ll be announcing these additions in the coming weeks. Our main focus with these new members is to add smart people with a wealth of experience building long…

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Call us Coko

As we recently rolled out a new brand identity and logo, we have updated our media page. This is where you can, and should, grab our logos for use within different co-promotion activities. We offer some guidelines, but you can always ask us if there are questions about how to use these images or refer…

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PubSource #7: Online events, awards & jobs

eLife Innovation Sprint now on! You can follow the eLife Innovation Sprint now on at https://twitter.com/hashtag/eLifeSprint. More information here https://sprint.elifesciences.org/ Stencila hosting open community call Stencila is holding a community call. This video call is open for anyone to join; contributors and users are welcome to give their short update on their recent work using Stencila…

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Coko Key Stakeholders Summit

The original stakeholders of the Coko community – eLife, Hindawi, EBI and Coko met together in Cambridge, UK last night for dinner and to plan the next steps for the community. The discussions focused on the future of PubSweet and Coko in general. This meeting of key stakeholders precedes the quarterly PubSweet community event organised…

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Interview with JMax

One picturesque afternoon in May, I had the pleasure of sitting down with John Maxwell in his office at Simon Fraser University. We chatted about digital publishing’s past, the present and possible future. And because I knew it would be super interesting, I recorded it as our first then experimental Cokocast. Now, in celebration of…

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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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PubSource #6: A Report, Awards, Beta Opportunity & More

New report on Open Source in Schol Comms John Maxwell of Simon Fraser University recently published this Mellon Funded report on the state of Open Source in Scholarly Communications. Many fantastic projects are covered in detail within the report. View, comment, and review community comments. You can also view Adam’s response on Scholarly Kitchen. Calls for papers/…

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