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





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


What’s New with eXtyles+ORCID: Improved Author Processing & Expanded JATS XML Export

In 2016, we announced expanded support for ORCID via the eXtyles ORCID Integration Suite. Since then, our developers have been hard at work on improvements and updates! Read More


Inera at Balisage: The Markup Conference 2017


On July 31, Inera’s Caitlin Gebhard presented "Finding the Tipping Point in Automated Markup during Up-Translation" at the Balisage Symposium on Up-Translation and Up-Transformation: Tasks, Challenges, and SolutionsRead More


Inera at ABEC's XXV Course on Scientific Publishing



On June 23, Inera CEO Bruce Rosenblum presented "JATS XML and Related Publishing Standards" at ABEC’s XXV Course on Scientific Publishing in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Read More


Inera at AAUP 2017: Contextual Editing Using Markup



In a session at the 2017 AAUP Annual Meeting in Austin, TX, Sylvia Hunter (Principal, All in the Words, and Communications and Marketing Specialist, Inera) co-presented at the session "Why Markup Matters." Sylvia's talk, "Contextual Editing Using Markup," focused on the editorial benefits of semantic markup of scholarly text in Microsoft Word, including enhanced navigation, find-and-replace, and complex automatic editing using tools such as eXtyles. Read More


Inera and Typefi at SSP 2017: The Four Roads to XML



Inera CEO Bruce Rosenblum and Typefi CEO Chandi Perera co-presented "Find Your Path: The Four Roads to XML" at the SSP Annual Meeting in Boston on May 31, 2017. When and where should you introduce XML into your workflow: during authoring, before editing, before composition, or after publication? Attendees learned about the pros and cons of each approach, including publisher case studies with an emphasis on lessons learned from various workflow failures and successes. Read More


STS Draft Standard & DTD Released for Public Comment Period

The NISO STS Working Group announced today that the draft standard STS: Standards Tag Suite, NISO Z39.102-201x, has been posted at http://www.niso.org/workrooms/sts/ for public comment. Co-chaired by Inera CEO Bruce Rosenblum and Robert Wheeler, Director of Publishing Technology at ASME, the group has been working for the past 18 months to develop this "standard for standards", aligned with JATS and designed to promote interoperability and increase options for co-publication and distribution of standards. Read More


What We Mean When We Talk About Styles and Tags



eXtyles takes advantage of many familiar Word features to help you automate the editing and XML conversion of manuscripts, such as Paragraph Styles and Character Styles. eXtyles relies on the appropriate application of these styles to correctly process your document, so it is important to know the difference between these styles and how they affect your workflow. eXtyles also makes use of Word fields to insert eXtyles Tags, which are displayed as fielded XML tags (e.g., <jrn>). These also play an important role in processing and XML conversion. Read More


eXtyles ORCID Integration Suite

We are excited to announce that Inera has expanded support for ORCID in the eXtyles workflow! In addition to automatic XML conversions for manually entered ORCIDs (see our previous post), the eXtyles feature set welcomes a new set of modules: the eXtyles ORCID Integration Suite. Read More




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