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





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


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


Accessibility, the Marrakesh Treaty, eXtyles, and You

Logo of the World Intellectual Property Organization Accessibility (in the web context, sometimes abbreviated as a11y) is a general term for designing publications and materials to include as many readers or users as possible. Real-world examples include Braille and large-print editions of books; the use of dyslexic-friendly fonts; closed captioning and descriptive video; text-to-speech software for e-readers; and speech-to-text software for writing without a keyboard.
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Inera Inc. Announces eXtyles Metadata Extraction Technology


February 6, 2018, Belmont, MA, USA — Inera Inc., the leading provider of editorial and XML software for scholarly and technical publishers, today announced the release of eXtyles Metadata Extraction Technology, designed to integrate with manuscript submission systems, preprint servers, repositories, and STM production workflows to accurately identify and mark up metadata from unstructured text in author-supplied Word files.  Read More


Inera Inc. Launches eXtyles STS, a Word-to-XML Solution for Standards Publishers



January 17, 2018, Belmont, MA, USA — Inera Inc., the leading provider of editorial and XML software for scholarly and technical publishers, today announced the release of eXtyles STS, the newest member of the widely-used eXtyles product family. eXtyles STS supports NISO’s latest standard, NISO STS, officially known as ANSI/NISO Z39.102-2017. Inera’s eXtyles STS solution allows standards publishers to adopt this new “standard for standards” while allowing their committees to continue drafting documents in Microsoft Word. Read More


Standardizing Standards with Inera and Typefi

The full 8-part webinar series "Standardizing Standards: Publishing with STS, eXtyles, and Typefi," featuring experts from Inera, Typefi, and standards organizations such as ISO, is now available!  Read More


It’s a Wrap! What Happened at XUG 2017

Last week, we hosted our 13th annual eXtyles User Group Meeting, affectionately known as XUG. More than 50 eXtyles users and partners, from first-time to longtime attendees, gathered at the Sheraton Commander in Harvard Square to discuss eXtyles, metadata, technology, and publishing in the 21st century. Read More


Inera/Typefi STS Webinar Series

To celebrate the release of the new NISO STS standard, Typefi and Inera are hosting a weekly webinar series on how you can best leverage STS. Read More




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