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





Introducing ... Edifix 4.0!

Edifix turns 4 this year! Read More


Creating Semantic Structure Using Paragraph Styles, Part 2: How eXtyles Uses Paragraph Styles

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


Creating Semantic Structure Using Paragraph Styles, Part 1: Old Habits vs New Goals

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


The Joy of eXtyles Service Packs

What makes eXtyles Service Packs the most cost-effective solution for a wide variety of eXtyles services? Read More


Inera at SSP 2018: How Metadata Gets Lost in eProduction Workflows

At the 2018 Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, Inera’s Bruce Rosenblum co-presented at the session “The Gift that Keeps on Giving: Metadata and Persistent Identifiers Through the Research and Publication Cycle.” Bruce’s talk, “Bits and Pieces: How Metadata Gets Lost in eProduction Workflows,” focused on how journal production workflows have evolved over time, how metadata can fall through the cracks, and best metadata practices for publishers. Read More


Now Playing: The NISO STS Standing Committee!

NISO STS, the Standards Tag Suite, became an American National Standards Institute standard (ANSI/NISO Z39.102-2017; supporting materials are located at www.niso-sts.org) in October 2017. This new standard, derived from JATS, was developed by an international working group with more than 40 members. Read More


Inera at CSE 2018: (Wo)man vs Machine

At the 2018 Council of Science Editors meeting in New Orleans, LA, Inera’s Elizabeth Blake co-presented at the session “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in Citations.” Liz’s talk, “(Wo)man vs Machine,” focused on how publishers can best combine human editors’ skills and knowledge with continually improving automated tools to maximize the accuracy and discoverability of the citations they publish and the metadata they deposit with organizations such as PubMed and Crossref. Read More


Why We Love Our Journal Database (And You Should, Too)

In August 2016, we wrote a little ode to our beloved Journal Database, which at that time contained just over 42,000 journal titles. We’re revisiting this topic now as we close in on an important milestone: the 50,000 title mark!
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Why NISO STS Is a Better Choice Than DITA for Your Standards Publishing

Disclosure: Inera has been actively involved in the development of the ANSI/NISO JATS and STS standards, and Inera CEO Bruce Rosenblum is co-chair of the NISO STS Working Group. Inera has provided software solutions for some, but not all, of the standards organizations mentioned in this article.  Read More


Keeping It Authentic with eXtyles ORCID Integration Suite

The ORCID iD, a persistent identifier for people, has been widely adopted by academic researchers, with over 3 million live ORCID iDs registered as of February 2017. For researchers, ORCID iDs ensure they get appropriate credit for their work; for the entities that fund research, iDs allow tracking the research outputs of grant recipients, a major factor in determining how effectively grants are converted into published research. For these and other reasons, many scholarly publishers are now encouraging or even requiring authors to include ORCID iDs with their manuscript submissions. Read More




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