Google Season of Docs 2020 @ Open Genome Informatics
“Fostering open-source collaboration with technical writers” – Season of Docs
Established upon the reputation of open source community programs like Google Summer of Code and Google Code-in, Google is introducing a new initiative called Season of Docs. The Open Genome Informatics has applied to participate in this year's Season of Docs.
Season of Docs aims to provide open source projects with an opportunity to engage with the technical writing community and for technical writers an occasion to gain experience in contributing to open source projects.
Together, we will raise community awareness of open documentation, technical writing, and how we can collectively work together to improve open source projects. Reactome looks forward to the opportunity that Season of Docs presents and for the opportunity to bring our entire community closer together.
Since 2011, the Open Genome Informatics group has served as an "umbrella organization" to a variety of bioinformatics projects, including GMOD and its software projects -- JBrowse, Apollo, Chado, Galaxy etc.; Mouse Genome Informatics; OICR; Reactome; WormBase; and Bioconda.
More information about this year's participating bioinformatics groups can be found here.
To learn more about this year's event and how GSoD works, please refer to the FAQ.
Mailing lists, IRC, and other ways to get in touch
- Email: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org -- find out more about GSoC, a specific project, or your potential mentor(s).
- Discussion mailing lists: Genome Informatics Google Groups - ask about our projects; join the community!
- IRC channel: #genomeinformatics on Freenode.
- Students and Mentors can email both Robin and Scott to get more information about the program.