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  1. Open-source technology development for publishing

    Open source in publishing: community call, February 22

    The recording of February’s community call on open source technology for publishing is now available.
  2. blue text saying annotations with six in speech bubble

    Enabling scientific discussion on eLife with Hypothesis

    We collaborated with Hypothesis to integrate the open annotation tool on eLife.
  3. Paper cutouts of various size content headers laid on the floor

    Building a pattern library for scholarly publishing

    How we implemented a front-end design system for the online journal.
  4. Group of people celebrating

    How DIY communities are pushing the frontiers of science

    Lucy Patterson reports back from Science Hack Day Berlin
  5. Design markup on a research category hero image

    Redesigning an online scientific journal from the article up III: design deliverables

    Making our designs ready for use for the build phase of eLife 2.0.
  6. Binder and JupyterHub logos

    Introducing Binder 2.0 — share your interactive research environment

    The Project Jupyter team shares its reboot of Binder, the tool that allows researchers to make their GitHub repositories executable by others.
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    Author contributions: recognising researchers for the work they do

    We are investigating ways to improve credit for researchers.
  8. Fostering collaboration at MozFest

    As Festival Lunch Partner, we facilitated activities and workshops on open science at MozFest 2017.