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Description: A recognisable community with no formal terms or processes


Technologies with this governance
Name Adoption Readiness Status Governance Business Form
Content Mine ContentMine is a suite of tools to extract raw data from tables and graphs for the purposes of facilitating data reuse and reanalysis and meta-analyses.
Not Classified TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Commercial Vendor
Dataverse Dataverse is an open source web application to share, preserve, cite, explore, and analyze research data.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
dokieli dokieli is a general-purpose client-side tool for decentralised article publishing, annotations and social interactions based on open Web standards and best practices. dokieli positions itself in a decentralised and interoperable information space where researchers can exercise their autonomy by controlling their identifiers and identities whilst fulfilling the core functions of scientific communication (registration, awareness, certification, archiving).
Limited TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Not Classified
Fidus Writer Fidus Writer is a web-based, collaborative editor made for academics who need to use citations and/or formulas. Fidus Writer offers a visual editing interface, real-time editing collaboration, a commenting/review workflow system, and a variety of export formats. Fidus provides hosting and styled templates for a monthly fee.
Not Classified TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Commercial Vendor
Hugo Hugo is a static HTML and CSS website generator written in Go. Hugo takes a directory with content and templates and renders them into a full HTML website.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Volunteer Community
Hyphenopoly Hyphenopoly is a JavaScript library for providing robust hyphenation in HTML, especially while hyphenation remains patchily supported by web browsers, especially across multiple languages. Hyphenopoly provides hyphenation dictionaries and algorithms derived from Francis M Liang's classic TeX hyphenation algorithm. Hyphenopoly can be dropped in to any website. Hyphenopoly supercedes an earlier JS system Hyphenator.
Not Classified Not Classified Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Volunteer Community
Hypher Hypher is a hyphenation engine written in JavaScript for web browsers using jQuery. It comes with hy
Significant TR9 Minimally Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Volunteer Community
Mukurtu Mukurtu is a content management system developed by Washington State University to serve as a repository for Indigenous communities to manage, share, and exchange their digital heritage in culturally relevant and ethically minded ways.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
PubSweet PubSweet is a foundational system developed by Coko as a "component-based framework" upon which to build publishing tools. PubSweet is a simple but flexible way to adapt to different kinds of system needs. For instance, both the book-oriented Editoria and the journal-oriented Libero Reviewer are built on PubSweet foundations. PubSweet's community includes Hindawi, eLife, Wormbase, Digital Science, and the EBI's Europe PMC Plus platform.
Limited TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Scalar Scalar is a multimedia authoring and publishing platform developed by the Alliance for Networking Visual Culture at University of Southern California. Scalar is designed for long-form, digital native scholarly research. Scalar enables users to assemble media from multiple sources and juxtapose them with text in a variety of ways with minimal technical expertise required. The platform also supports collaborative authoring workflows and reader commentary.
Limited TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
Shiny Shiny is an authoring and editorial development software developed by RStudio. It allows users to interact with web-based interactive applications that contain data and analysis using R. Shiny can create standalone apps on a webpage or embed them in R Markdown documents or build dashboards. Shiny requires only a R installation and a web browser.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Commercial Vendor
SWORD SWORD (Simple Web-service Offering Repository Deposit) is a lightweight protocol for depositing content from one location to another. SWORD is a profile of the Atom Publishing Protocol.
Limited TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Not Classified
Tectonic Tectonic is a modern LaTeX typesetting application, designed to be self-contained and easy to install. It automatically downloads support files so users don't have to install a full LaTeX system in order to start using Tectonic. Tectonic can use modern OpenType fonts and is fully Unicode-enabled.
Not Classified TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Volunteer Community
Blacklight Blacklight is an open source Solr user interface discovery platform. You can use Blacklight to enable searching and browsing of your collections. Blacklight uses the Apache Solr search engine to search full text and/or metadata. Blacklight has a highly configurable Ruby on Rails front-end. Blacklight was originally developed at the University of Virginia Library and is made public under an Apache 2.0 license.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Not Classified
Texture Texture is an XML-based authoring and editing tool developed by the Substance Consortium, which includes PKP and eLife. Texture is a visual editor that natively produces a subset of JATS XML (inspired by JATS4R), which it encapsulates along with media and dependencies in its DAR file format. Texture offers a user-friendly editing XML interface, and can be integrated into other tools, such as OJS. eLife's Libero Producer is based on Texture, as is Stencila.
Limited TR9 Unsupported Community (ad-hoc) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Vivliostyle Vivliostyle is a CSS- and browser-based typesetting tool for digital and print publishing that adds book typography and layout capability of web browsers, supporting paginated EPUB and web publications or export to PDF. Vivliostyle complies with W3C standardization of CSS typesetting specifications. Vivliostyle.js was designed based on Peter Sorotokin's EPUB Adaptive Layout implementation.
Limited TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
XSweet XSweet is a free, open source conversion tool for converting Microsoft Word documents (.docx) into HTML and beyond. Built as a series of XSL (eXtensible Stylesheet Language) transformation steps, it’s designed to be modular and flexible. Use it out of the box, or modify and extend it to meet your needs. XSweet is being developed by Cabbage Tree Labs.
Limited TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Zotero Zotero is a desktop and/or network-based reference-management software for scholars. It has the ability to organize, collect, and format references and bibliographies for MS Word, LibreOffice, Google Docs, and other text-editing software. It also supports an enormous number of citation styles, and also provides a well designed document (web and PDF) collection and note-taking facility. Zotero is a social network that facilitates group collaboration, sharing, and publishing of reference lists. Originally developed in 2006 at George Mason U, Zotero is now a robust desktop tool as well as a full-featured web application, used by over 5 million scholars.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Signposting Signposting is an approach to make the scholarly web more friendly to machines. It uses Typed Links as a means to clarify patterns that occur repeatedly in scholarly portals. For resources of any media type, these typed links are provided in HTTP Link headers. For HTML resources, they may additionally be provided in HTML link elements. (from https://signposting.org)
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Volunteer Community
Editoria Editoria is an open-source authoring, editing, and workflow system initially developed by Coko in partnership with the Editoria community underwritten by fiscal sponsor Aspiration Tech and funded by the Mellon Foundation. Editoria is a web-based tool for producing scholarly monographs in both print and ebook forms. Coko's PubSweet framework and Wax editor are underlying technologies in Editoria. Paged.js is available as a print production pathway, as are other format outputs.
Limited TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
epub.js epub.js is a JavaScript library that provides a robust drop-in EPUB reader application to any website, providing styling, pagination, and persistence. The project comes from FuturePress, an offshoot of the UC Berkeley School of Information.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
Wax Wax is a web-based word processor developed by Coko. It is the styling/formatting interface in use within Editoria, and the manuscript annotation and presentation portal in use in PubSweet platforms such as eLife's Libero Reviewer, and Hindawi's Phenom. Editoria provides context-sensitive tagging and formatting and a track-changes workflow, as well as many features driven by the needs of university press workflows. The initial version of Wax was based on the Substance.io library (as with Texture); Wax 2 is based on the ProseMirror library.
Not Classified TR3 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Grobid GROBID (or Grobid) stands for GeneRation Of BIbliographic Data. It is a machine-learning library for extracting, parsing, and re-structuring journal articles in PDF format into structured TEI-encoded documents that can then be transformed to JATS XML.
Not Classified TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Volunteer Community