The Changing Landscape of Scholarly Publishing

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Adam Hyde

Founder Manager of Coko

 

Shuttleworth Fellow
Founder Owner Book Sprints
Founder Manager Cabbage Tree Labs
Technical Advisor OA Switchboard
Management Board EIFL
CoFounder Coalition for Open Access Publishing Infrastructures in Africa
 

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The Changing Landscape of Scholarly Publishing

The Changing Landscape of Scholarly Publishing

Open Source

Two ways to license software

Two ways to license software

Proprietary Software

Two ways to license software

Proprietary Software

 

Open Source Software

Open Source is software you have the right to...

Access

Reuse

Change

Redistribute

 

A shortlist of examples...

Open Source Software in publishing

Editoria (Coko)

Kotahi (Coko)

Phenom (Hindawi)

Libero (eLife)

Stenci.la
OJS (PKP)

PubPub (OKF)

Hypergraph (Lib Sci)

Fulcrum (uMich)

Manifold (UMN)

PressBooks

Janeway (OLH)

Scalar

What do these softwares do?

Submission & peer review

Publishing and curation

Editing / copy editing / proofing

Repository management

Reviewer management

Preprints, micropubs, interactive works etc

New ways of publishing...

Open Source Software in publishing

Open Source Software in publishing

https://mindthegap.pubpub.org/

https://mindthegap.pubpub.org/

Why do folks make

Open Source publishing software?

Open Source Software in publishing

First some questions to you...

Open Source Software in publishing

First some questions to you...

  • Can your workflow be improved?

Open Source Software in publishing

First some questions to you...

  • Can your workflow be improved?

  • Are you being asked to do more for less?

Open Source Software in publishing

First some questions to you...

  • Can your workflow be improved?

  • Are you being asked to do more for less?

  • Are your tools well suited to your work?

Open Source Software in publishing

First some questions to you...

  • Can your workflow be improved?

  • Are you being asked to do more for less?

  • Are your tools well suited to your work?

  • Do you have ideas on how to improve your workflow and your tools?

Open Source Software in publishing

Why do folks make

Open Source publishing software?

Open Source Software in publishing

Because they are trying

to help with these issues

 

 

Open Source Software in publishing

Open Source is working to..

  • reduce costs

  • improve speed

  • stimulate innovation

  • involve you

 

Open Source Software in publishing

Changing the hosting / services market

  • Break the software-services 1:1

  • Reduce the cost burden for new entrants

 

Reducing Costs

Changing the hosting / services market

 

Reducing Costs

https://mindthegap.pubpub.org/

Improving article processing speeds

  • Improving workflows

  • Automated typesetting

  • Automation

 

Improve Speed

Improve Speed

https://kotahi.community/

Improve Speed

https://www.micropublication.org/

Innovation

Trying new ways...

  • Reproducible documents

  • Automated typesetting

  • Web based workflows

  • Introducing collaboration

  • New forms of publishing

  • New forms of peer review

 

Innovation

https://stenci.la/

Innovation

https://www.libscie.org/hypergraph

Involving You

Collaboration

  • Codesign

  • Community

  • Bringing tech people and publishers together

 

What if you were involved in

designing the tools you use?

Involving You

What if you were involved in designing...

MS Word

InDesign

Adobe Acrobat

Involving You

What if you were involved in designing...

...the next generation of tools.

Involving You

How real is Open Source Software?

How real is Open Source Software?

OJS

  • since 2001

  • 10,000+ Journals

 

https://pkp.sfu.ca/ojs/

How real is Open Source Software?

Hindawi Phenom

  • 228 Journals (one system)

  • 100,000 Articles / year

  • 3,000,000 users

  • 500,000 Article Library

 

https://www.hindawi.com/

How real is Open Source Software?

EBI EPMC PLUS

  • XML QA Workflow for EPMC PLUS

  • Newly Announced Preprint XML Workflow

 

https://plus.europepmc.org/

Myths

  • Is Open Source an ‘amateur’ or ‘part time’ endeavor?

  • Is Open Source Secure?

  • Do I have to have a software team to use open source?

  • Isn’t Open Source a non-commercial thing?

  • Open Source is only for big tech!

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2018/09/06/guest-post-open-source-and-scholarly-publishing/

Truths

  • Open Source is a bunch of good folks trying to Find a Better Way

  • You can be one of the good folks

  • Lend your expertise

  • Have a say in the future of publishing

Adam Hyde

Founder Manager of Coko

 

 

adam@coko.foundation

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