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





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


eXtyles, New and Improved for You!

eXtyles has always been a customer-driven product, and responding to our customers’ needs is important to us. Here’s what the eXtyles development team has been working on—we’re sure you’ll be as excited as we are! 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


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


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


How eXtyles Helps Dustri-Verlag Boost Reference Accuracy: Tales from the Reference Lists of Trace Elements & Electrolytes


Whether you’re a publishing professional, a journal editor, a researcher, or a software developer, it’s great to see your work achieve its goals out in the world. So we at Inera were delighted when our customer Dustri-Verlag shared with us a letter to the editor of one of their journals, Trace Elements & Electrolytes, by Dr. Mathias Seifert of the University of Hildesheim, Germany. Dr. Seifert’s letter documents a thorough analysis of citation accuracy in TEERead 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


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


XUG 2016: Electronic Publishing Workflows



Last week, we hosted our twelfth annual eXtyles User Group Meeting, affectionately known as XUG. More than fifty eXtyles users—both old hands and greenhorns—gathered in the ballroom of the Sheraton Commander in Harvard Square to discuss eXtyles and publishing in the 21st century. This year, we departed from the usual agenda and brought a new focus to the discussions with a meeting theme: electronic publishing workflowsRead More


Latest Office Update (October 2016) and eXtyles

On October 11, 2016, Microsoft released the latest security and non-security update for Office. Unfortunately, eXtyles users have reported that Word hangs, crashes, or completely disables eXtyles immediately after this update is installed. In the 17 years that we have provided eXtyles as a workflow solution, this is the first time Microsoft has issued a patch that has had this kind of impact. Read More




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