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





What to Expect When You're Exporting

The eXtyles XML Export module is designed to produce valid, correct XML to the DTD or schema of your choice. XML Export is very good at what it does—but in any automated process, correct output depends to some extent on correct input! This means that problems in your Word file can create bigger problems in the exported XML. Read More


Creating Semantic Structure Using Paragraph Styles, Part 3: Challenges and Pain Points

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 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


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


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




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