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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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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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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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