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Inera is pleased to share a variety of resources that we believe are especially helpful to publishers with electronic workflow issues. On this page are links to presentations, studies, and reports that have been developed by Inera. In addition, we have provided generally useful links to learn more about XML in relation to scientific, technical, and medical (STM) publishing.
The NLM Journal Archiving and Interchange DTD Suite, co-authored by Inera Inc., Mulberry Technologies, and NCBI, has been the de facto standard full-text DTD for scholarly publishing since its release in 2003. In April 2006, it was adopted as the archiving standard for electronic content by the British Library and the Library of Congress.
Documentation for the CrossRef 3.0.3 Deposit Schema.
A Standard XML Document Format: The Case for the Adoption of the NLM DTD?
Presented in 2006 at an event jointly organized by the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers and Scholarly Information Strategies.
Automated Quality Assurance for Heuristic-Based XML Creation Systems
A study of the stability of XML conversion system applications maintained by regularly conducted, automated regression testing. Presented at Extreme Markup 2004.
E-Journal Archive DTD Feasibility Study
A report prepared under a Mellon Foundation grant for the Harvard University Libraries that surveys the DTDs of ten journal publishers.
A Decade of DTDs and SGML in Scholarly Publishing: What Have We Learned?
A review of how DTDs reflect the business requirements of publishers in journal publishing. Presented at Extreme Markup 2002.
The following resources have been developed by other organizations. The team at Inera refers to these resources on a regular basis. For your convenience, we have provided links to some information that we feel is especially helpful.
All papers presented at the 2010 JATS-Con meeting have been posted. JATS-Con is a conference for users of the Journal Article Tag Suite — that is, users of any of the NLM DTDs.
Louise Adam of the Federation of Animal Science Societies and Chandi Perera of Typefi have published an article on “eXtyles, Typefi, and the NLM Journal Publishing DTD.”
NISO, the National Information Standards Organization, a non-profit association accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), identifies, develops, maintains, and publishes technical standards to manage information in our changing and ever-more digital environment. NISO standards apply both traditional and new technologies to the full range of information-related needs, including retrieval, repurposing, storage, metadata, and preservation.