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  1. eLife postcard propped up again point of sale display saying Ideas, with lightbulb-shaped jar in foreground

    Evaluating ideas for eLife’s Innovation Initiative

    We consider several questions before providing funding and mentorship for development of a new tool for open research communication.
  2. The development team stand at a microphone for a presentation

    WikiCiteVis — exploring citations on Wikipedia

    Find out how scholarly articles are cited on Wikipedia with WikiCiteVis.
  3. Graphic design visual of a tangled web being untangled into code data and environment

    Gigantum – a simple way to create and share reproducible data science and research

    Gigantum is an open data science platform that bundles fully versioned data, code and environment, letting anybody work locally but share globally with a single click.
  4. Open-source technology in publishing: Community call, June 28

    The recording of June’s community call on open source technology for publishing is now available.
  5. A document editor screen overlaying a spreadsheet editor screen

    Stencila – an office suite for reproducible research

    Stencila launches the first version of its word processor and spreadsheet editor designed for researchers.
  6. A team gather around a laptop

    eLife Innovation Sprint 2018: Project roundup

    From gamification of sample-size identification to a decentralised lab notebook, we showcase the projects developed at the eLife Innovation Sprint.
  7. DOE code

    DOE CODE — sharing research software between national institutes

    Jay Jay Billings describes the US Department of Energy's new open source software services and search platform.
  8. eLife judge with prizewinners

    Prototyping tools to improve the understanding of science

    We challenged hackers to produce prototypes in 24 hours at Hack24 2018.