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





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


August 2018 Newsletter


XUG registration & agenda preview, NCBI API key update, customer news, and more in the August 2018 Newsletter! Read More


July 2018 Newsletter


Customer, staff, and XUG news, the latest on NCBI API key requirements, Crossref's new Status page, and more in the July 2018 Newsletter! 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


June 2018 Newsletter


Our reports from CSE and SSP 2018, the latest on NISO STS, how good is your metadata? and more in the June 2018 Newsletter! 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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April 2018 Newsletter


Why you'll love the eXtyles Support Portal, what's new with Font Audit, and more in the April 2018 Newsletter! 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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