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Inera Inc. Announces eXtyles Arc: Hands-Free Intelligent Document Structuring and XML Conversion


May 28, 2019, Belmont, MA, USA — Inera Inc., the leading provider of editorial and XML software for scholarly and technical publishers, today announced the launch of eXtyles Arc, designed to offer hands-free document structuring and XML conversion from raw Microsoft Word manuscripts. Read More


Inera at Typefi 2019: Hands-Free Word to XML with eXtyles Arc

At the 2019 Typefi User Conference in Baltimore, MD, Inera’s Robin Dunford presented a 4-minute “lightning” talk introducing eXtyles Arc. Robin’s talk, titled “Hands-Free Word to XML: Production’s Holy Grail,” offered attendees a focused look at how this transformative technology can take a journal article manuscript from raw author-submitted Microsoft Word file to richly tagged JATS XML in a few minutes, with no hands-on human intervention!  Read More


eXtyles ORCID Integration Suite in Action

You may have read our last post about eXtyles ORCID Integration Suite and wished you could see how it actually works. Well, now you can! 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


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


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


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


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




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