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XML-based editorial workflow, or how to extract more value from the same source?


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XML-based editorial workflow, or how to extract more value from the same source?

  1. 1. XML-based editorial workflow ( or how to extract more value from the same source ) ? Teodor Georgiev & Lyubomir Penev Pensoft Publishers info @ Workpackage 6 Scholarly publishing ViBRANT Virtual Biodiversity
  2. 2. Who we are & what we do <ul><li>Pensoft Publishers enters VIBRANT with: </li></ul><ul><li>Elaborated XML-based editorial workflow based on the TaxPub, that generates HTML and NLM-compliant XML versions of each paper, beyond the PDF </li></ul><ul><li>The workflow also includes tools for tagging and consequent semantic enhancements to taxonomic texts </li></ul><ul><li>Several tools for automated export and harvesting of the published information </li></ul><ul><li>A web crawler for creating a taxon profile “on the fly” </li></ul><ul><li>A prototype of manuscript generation from Scratchpads was elaborated and published in July 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>A prototype of data paper manuscript from GBIF is under active development </li></ul><ul><li>Experienced and motivated staff </li></ul> of 5
  3. 3. What we will do in ViBRANT <ul><li>The ViBRANT Challenges: </li></ul><ul><li>Creating authoring tools that will facilitate creating manuscripts in XML – from Scratchpads, GBIF, vSysLab database, authors’ databases, HTML form, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>P rovide an online open peer-review and editorial system that will automate the process at the possible and reasonable maximum </li></ul><ul><li>Make the published content disseminated as widely as possible, through the existing and newly developed tools </li></ul><ul><li>Make the platform widely used by taxonomic journals </li></ul> of 5
  4. 4. How we will do that? Source : Blagoderov et al . 2010, ZooKeys 50.
  5. 5. Who are our users & how will they engage? <ul><li>Users of our services will are: </li></ul><ul><li>t axonomists as authors, content management platform for indexing and aggregating biodiversity information (Scrat c hpads, GBIF, vSysLab, Leifedesks, etc.); electronic registers of nomenclatural acts (IPNI, Mycobank, ZooBank); ecologists, conservationists; bibliographic databases </li></ul> of 5 Usage Engag e ment Metrics Number of manuscripts submitted and published via the Biodiversity Data Journal Number visits on BDJ Number of users who automatically index the published information