For ASM, the American Society of Microbiology, developed comprehensive specifications for the use of NLM 2.3 XML for ASM’s legacy content as well as recommendations and specifications for its migration to JATS XML for all aspects of its journal content. The engagement involved close collaboration with ASM's prepress provider and the requirements of its journal … Continue reading NLM and JATS Specifications for American Society of Microbiology
For a mid-sized educational publisher, assisted with transition to XML-based authoring and production for print and digital textbooks. Designed high-level content architecture, oversaw the detailed XML design, wrote the RFP, and supported the publisher in choosing a new primary vendor for their print production and digital production. The result is a significantly improved editorial and … Continue reading Transition to XML Workflow for Educational Publisher
For CourseSmart/VitalSource, developed detailed specifications for the submission of textbooks as EPUBs, including guidelines for accessibility.
For Harvard Business Publishing, developed an innovative HTML-based XML model as well as a highly automated workflow by which thousands of business cases, authored in Word by a large number of faculty members and other authors, are transformed to the new XML model and published as PDF, EPUB, and online. Most recently, he provided an … Continue reading XML Model and Workflow for Harvard Business Publishing
For Cambridge Global Education, created a rich, semantic, standards-based XML infrastructure and Word-based content development environment to unite the previously siloed workflows and integrate the diverse publishing programs of their branches in the UK, Australia, India, and South Africa, accommodating complex, design-intensive educational content for primary, secondary, and higher education and that aligned with their … Continue reading XML Infrastructure and Workflow for Cambridge Global Education
For SAGE Publications, created an HTML-based XML model to serve as a hub between the TEI XML used by one book division and the DocBook XML used by another book division, enabling them to have a consistent master editorial and production model and workflow that feeds those two distinct delivery environments.
For the University of Toronto Press, developed an integrated XML-based infrastructure comprising digital asset management, XML modeling, Word template development, eXtyles integration, XML-based composition with InDesign, EPUB generation, and creation of a master XML repository. The result is their PShift system, which UTP uses for its scholarly book, journal, reference, and textbook publishing divisions and provides … Continue reading XML Infrastructure and Workflow for University of Toronto Press