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





Managing the eXtyles Test Suite

In a recent post about the eXtyles “build” process, we talked a bit about our test suite. What’s the test suite? It’s a representative set of thousands of files, assembled over many years and constantly evolving, on which we test-run every possible eXtyles process every weeknight. Read More


What Is an eXtyles Build, Anyway?

Last summer, we celebrated an exciting milestone: eXtyles Build 4000! Read More


Standards for Standards: ISOSTS and NISO STS Compared

In working with national standards bodies (NSBs), standards development organizations (SDOs), and other organizations that publish standards, we hear a lot of questions about the differences between ISOSTS and NISO STS. While ISOSTS and NISO STS are closely related—in fact, NISO STS was built on the foundation of ISOSTS—the differences are important, and will affect each organization’s decision on which of them to adopt.  Read More


MathML, JATS, and MathType

Formula for correlation coefficient, created using MathTypeIf your organization publishes content that includes any kind of mathematical or related formulae, this blog post is for you! Read More


Partner News: Crossref Metadata Manager

We recently had the opportunity to try out Crossref’s new Metadata Manager interface, designed to be a user-friendly method to register and/or update metadata. Read More


That’s (Not!) All She Wrote: What Happened at #XUG2018

Photo: the XUG 2018 registration deskOn November 8, we hosted the 14th eXtyles User Group Meeting (XUG)—the annual gathering for Inera software users, staff, and partners. At the Revere Boston Common in Boston’s beautiful theatre district, over 60 attendees convened to share expertise, best practices, and new developments! Read More


Empathy + Reproducibility: Inera’s Support Philosophy

At Inera, we take customer support seriously, and we’re proud of the personalized, responsive support we provide to our customers! Read More


JATS 1.2 & CRediT Markup Explained

If you’ve been following the news on JATS development, you know that JATS 1.2d2 is out in the world, which means that JATS 1.2 is coming! Read More


What to Expect When You're Exporting

The eXtyles XML Export module is designed to produce valid, correct XML to the DTD or schema of your choice. XML Export is very good at what it does—but in any automated process, correct output depends to some extent on correct input! This means that problems in your Word file can create bigger problems in the exported XML. Read More


Creating Semantic Structure Using Paragraph Styles, Part 3: Challenges and Pain Points

In our long experience of helping editorial and production staff transition to using eXtyles, we’ve observed that making the mental leap from formatting Word content to applying semantic structure to Word content is often one of the most challenging aspects of adopting an XML-driven workflow. Read More




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