For The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, the world's authoritative repository of scientific botanical knowledge and nomenclature, provided detailed orientation to the publishing industry and ecosystem to enable Kew to understand how best to make its comprehensive botanical taxonomic resources known and used by publishers and their partners. The engagement involved educating Kew staff about the … Continue reading Publishing Industry Intelligence and Outreach for Kew Gardens
For OCLC, the global library cooperative, provided an analysis of and recommendations for the refinement of their Contract Cataloging operations, which provide cataloging services for both libraries and publishers in the context of OCLC’s WorldCat bibliographic database, the master cataloging and holdings resource for libraries worldwide. The study involved deep analysis of the metadata specifications … Continue reading Analysis and Recommendations for OCLC’s Contract Cataloging
For the Publications Office of the European Union, conducted a study of single-source, XML-based, multi-channel workflows that led to recommendations by which an appropriate workflow or workflows could be established for the EU's very diverse General Publications—which consist of official publications from all European Union countries—and can integrate with the master repository and information architecture … Continue reading Study of XML-Based Multi-Channel Workflows for the EU
For a small trade publisher, developed a web-based cookbook application enabling a consumer to select among a database of more than 2000 recipes, enter his/her own recipes and other personalizing material, and receive a printed cookbook within 5 business days. The project involved developing a recipe DTD, converting the recipes from various hardcopy and electronic … Continue reading Custom Cookbook Application
For a digital publishing services company, created technology architecture for digital custom publishing of educational and professional content, including DRM selection and production process design.
For the online division of a global news provider, gathered requirements for automated text analysis (categorization and entity extraction) for adding value to digital news feeds through metadata. Surveyed tool vendors and selected a vendor that best fit the requirements.
For a global diversified publishing company, created an architecture and implementation plan for content identifiers incorporating industry standards as part of enterprise digital asset management strategy.