May 19, 2022

Three Organizations Partner to Develop Editoria, a New Open Source Digital-First Book Production Platform

From the Collaborative Knowledge Foundation Blog:

2016-04-24_17-59-45We’re excited to announce that the University of California Press and California Digital Library have partnered with Collaborative Knowledge Foundation to develop, Editoria, a new open source, digital-first book production platform.

2016-04-24_18-03-50Through the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the (UCP) and the California Digital Library (CDL) have embarked on a project to build an open source platform for content and workflow management of book-length works. The goal of the project is to create a shared resource for presses and library publishers to automate book production, in multiple formats using a versatile, web-based production workflow system.

2016-04-24_18-02-06CKF, UCP and CDL are taking a collaborative approach to product design and development and will be launching a site to make this methodology transparently available to the public in the coming weeks. The Editoria project will progress through 2016 with a launch in early 2017.

Additional Details in the Complete Blog Post

See Also: University of California Press and California Digital Library to Partner with Collaborative Knowledge Foundation to Build Open Source Monograph Publishing Platform

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