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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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Who are we now?

We have undergone a lot of staffing changes this last year and so here is a quick recap of who Coko is now. Included are staff and Board Members. Added below in no particular order. Adam Hyde, Founder Adam brings publishing and technical leadership as well as pioneering insights into collaborative knowledge production methods and…

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PubSource #16: Funding opportunities, Editoria Asset Manager, Jobs with Hindawi

Funding Opportunity for Open Source Software Projects The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has opened a new round of funding to support open source software projects (software maintenance, growth, development and community engagement)  that are essential to biomedical research. Applications close 4 February 2020. Details are here.  Editoria Asset Manager Development At their December meeting in Chicago, the Editoria…

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What is community, really?

This is the second in a series of collaboratively written posts by Faith Bosworth and Adam Hyde. Community is a word that gets bandied about very easily but not everyone shares the same understanding of what it means. For Coko, “community” is a cornerstone of our work; we wouldn’t be where we are today without…

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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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