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November 10, 2021

Building Community through Transparent Open Source Development

In October, the Next Generation Library Publishing project hosted its first Community Forum, presented by principal investigators Katherine Skinner (Educopia), Kristen Ratan (Stratos), and Catherine Mitchell (CDL). The forum introduced NGLP’s holistic approach to empowering library publishers and provided progress updates through the lens of the project’s guiding questions:

  • Can we center community at the core of transformative change in scholarly publishing?
  • Can we develop interoperable tools that build on what already works, while keeping the door open for innovation?
  • Can we provide scalable solutions tailored to the needs of library publishers?
  • Can we develop values-aligned services that operate with sustainable business models?

These guiding questions also underlie our commitment to building NGLP’s software components in the open.

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