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Academic and Professional Publishing by Ian Borthwick, Ed Pentz, Robert Campbell

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Editorial and production workflows

Volker Böing

Abstract:

This chapter deals with the growing complexity of today’s scientific publishing business and describes possible solutions to tackle the challenges presented by the continuing growth of publication output, as well as the increasing variety of print and electronic formats required for book and journal content. The chapter describes the development of editorial and production workflows based on XML, as well as the integration and automation of systems through business analysis and the realisation of Business Process Management approaches.

Key words

Editorial workflows

production workflows

metadata

XML

validation

business process management

automation

quality assurance

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