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





March 2020 Newsletter


Business continuity during COVID-19, customer news, and more in our March newsletter! Read More


Bruce Rosenblum: 2020's NISO Fellow

The first NISO Plus conference, held on February 23-25, 2020, featured an awards luncheon in the tradition of the annual NFAIS conference. As part of this awards program, NISO also revived the tradition of NISO Fellows to recognize the ongoing contributions of community members. The 2020 NISO Fellow is none other than Bruce Rosenblum, who was honored for his long service and invaluable contributions to NISO, to the standards world, and to the scholarly communications community. 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 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


May 2018 Newsletter


Our report from JATS-Con 2018, the latest on NCBI's API key requirements, and more in the May 2018 Newsletter! 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


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


Streamlining Standards Publishing with eXtyles STS

If you move in standards circles, you may already know some essential facts about NISO STS (ANSI/NISO Z39.102:2017, the Standards Tag Suite): Read More


Going Meta with STS: Video and Slides from NFAIS Lunch & Learn with Bruce Rosenblum

On September 26, Inera’s Bruce Rosenblum presented a lively Lunch & Learn webinar for NFAIS (the National Federation of Advanced Information Services) on the Standards Tag Suite (STS), the standard for XML markup of standards - and now we’re excited to share it with you! Read More




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