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Onboarding Doc (draft)

We have recently updated our onboarding doc for developers as we have a lot of people and orgs looking to start development on existing platforms in the Cokoverse. Below is pretty much the gist of it. If you have comments on how to improve this please email Adam! (adam@coko.foundation). ONBOARDING GUIDE   Tools The first…

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2020 update #6 : Announcing the Open Publishing Awards 2020

We are delighted to announce that the Open Publishing Awards, the first awards to celebrate open in publishing, are back for 2020! Look for us on the program at FORCE 2020 in San Sebastian, Spain. In 2019, we put together the awards – submission process, website, judging panel, process, and event all inside three months!…

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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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Creating culturally respectful digital space: Workflow Sprints and RavenSpace

Coko’s Founder and facilitator extraordinaire Adam Hyde recently visited the University of British Columbia for a Workflow Sprint related to work being done by the institution’s UBC Press team. The Sprint took place on location in downtown Vancouver, Canada. The location is on ancestral, unceded, and traditional lands of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and…

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2020 Update #4: An Alliance to Advance Open Infrastructure

Electronic Information for Libraries (eIFL), The West African and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN) and Coko have partnered to advance efforts toward Open Infrastructure to advance Open Access publishing in Africa. The partnership kicked off in late 2019 with several webinars, and we are now bringing together a group of interested early stakeholders…

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Collaborate on Open Access Publishing Infrastructure in Africa with Coko, WACREN and EIFL

If you want to work collaboratively to design free and open source open access publishing infrastructure in Africa, please get out your diary! On Tuesday, March 17 in Cotonou (Benin), please plan to join Coko Founder Adam Hyde, WACREN’s Omo Oaiya, and Iryna Kuchma from EIFL for a workshop on the subject. Registration is open…

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2020 Update #3: Coko and eLife confirm support for the future of PubSweet

The Coko team is thrilled to continue a series of announcements highlighting the growth of the community’s sustainability. eLife, one of the original founding members of the PubSweet community, have agreed to join Hindawi in contributing funding toward the sustainability of Coko and PubSweet. This is a tangible sign of the organization’s commitment to community…

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Making collaboration a requirement

If you have followed Coko community development or if you are a strategic stakeholder thinking about building a new platform with Coko, you must have noticed that we talk a lot about collaboration. Collaboration is at the center of all we do. Collaboration means we can build on each other’s efforts, and learn from each…

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