News, Events, and Industry Updates for the Scholarly Publishing Community





Metadata 2020, Inera, and You

Q. What do we want?
A. Richer, connected, reusable, open metadata for all research outputs!

Q. When do we want it?
A. Yesterday!

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Bruce Rosenblum: 2020's NISO Fellow

The first NISO Plus conference, held on February 23-25, 2020, featured an awards luncheon in the tradition of the annual NFAIS conference. As part of this awards program, NISO also revived the tradition of NISO Fellows to recognize the ongoing contributions of community members. The 2020 NISO Fellow is none other than Bruce Rosenblum, who was honored for his long service and invaluable contributions to NISO, to the standards world, and to the scholarly communications community. Read More


New Functions in eXtyles Cleanup: “Detabling” Non-Table Content

We’re always looking for ways to make eXtyles functions more helpful! Here’s what’s new with eXtyles Cleanup … Read More


eXtyles Customer Q&A: Jim Bender, US Government Publishing Office

As part of our #eXtyles20th celebrations, we’re sitting down with a variety of eXtyles customers to chat about their experiences! First up is Jim Bender, whose team at the US Government Publishing Office began using eXtyles SI in their workflow in 2008. Read More


Excel Tips for Editors, Part 2: Working with Text

As an editor, you likely know a lot more about Microsoft Word than the average person! What you might not know is that Microsoft Excel also has a lot to offer the hard-working editor. In this two-part series, we’ll discuss six ways you can use Excel to make Word work better. Read More


Excel Tips for Editors, Part 1: Working with Numbers

As an editor, you likely know a lot more about Microsoft Word than the average person! What you might not know is that Microsoft Excel also has a lot to offer the hard-working editor. In this two-part series, we’ll discuss six ways you can use Excel to make Word work better. Read More


What’s New in eXtyles Reference Processing: 2019 Edition

Our Development team continually works to improve how our software handles customers’ content. Collaborating closely with our Support and Configuration teams to keep on top of what improvements are needed, Development works on every aspect of our software, and a major focus is always our suite of reference processing tools, which were originally developed for eXtyles but now also form the basis of EdifixRead More


Looking Back, Looking Ahead: What Happened at #XUGXV

Chalkboard wall art reading "Welcome to XUGXV"On November 7, 2019, we hosted the 15th eXtyles User Group Meeting (XUG)—the annual gathering for Inera software users, staff, and partners. Back for a second year at the Revere Boston Common in Boston’s beautiful theater district, 70 customers, partners, and staff convened to share expertise, best practices, and new developments!  Read More


New in eXtyles NLM: JATS4R Recommendations for Markup of Ethics and Data Availability Statements

NISO’s JATS for Reuse (JATS4R) Working Group recently issued recommendations for markup of ethics statements and data availability statements in journal articles, and we’re updating our eXtyles NLM build to help customers comply with those recommendations! Read More


Why Should You Come to XUG 2019?

Registration for the 2019 eXtyles User Group Meeting is now open! Here’s why we think you should join us for the 15th annual XUG. Read More




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