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Journal Publishing Services

Full-Length Journal Production Services, Technology and Workflows.

Journal Publishing Services

SunTec Digital employs an affordable, efficient and integrated approach to deliver a wide range of high-quality journal publishing solutions. Holding extensive experience working with Science, Technical and Medical (STM), Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS), and professional journals, we proficiently convert journal articles and other scholarly works into various XML, XBRL, EPUB, MOBI and other formats to meet client’s specific requirements.

SunTec Digital delivers high-quality born-digital publishing solutions (can also digitize backlist titles) for submission in prominent journals in niche areas, like PubMedCentral, HighWire Press, the Royal Society of Chemistry, ScienceDirect, the National Academies Press, etc.

State-of-the-Art Technology for Journal Publishing

With agile journal publishing, SunTec Digital helps clients in cleansing, structuring, editing and converting content created in word files or available in the form of hardcopy, image-based, PDF files, etc., into electronic formats. Our journal production operations are supported by our XML-centric architecture and workflow, corroborated by in-depth technology expertise in ePublishing.

  • We can convert content with accurate XML coding and tagging in tune with NLM DTD / NISO Journal Article Tag Suite or other schemas.
  • Our experts adhere to stringent journal specific style guide for abbreviations, commonly used terminology, and other elements.
  • We can also cross-check or add hyperlinks to text and check tables, figures and diagrams against in-text callouts.

Our team of journal publishing specialists has vast experience in working with industry standard templates and software; however, if required, we can also provide design and layout template creation services. We are adept at digitizing journals in multiple languages like English, German, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, French, etc., for varied platforms such as Amazon Kindle, Kobo, Google Play, Barnes & Noble Nook, Sony Reader, Apple and Android.

Journal Publishing Workflow

After receiving your files for journal publishing, we undertake the following steps:

Copyediting

All the manuscripts are reviewed by our team of copyeditors to make sure that they comply with a journal style guide as well as publisher-specific guidelines for grammar, punctuation and style. Our copyeditors are proficient in a variety of style guides, including MLA, APA (American Psychological Association), CMoS (Chicago Manual of Style), AMA (American Medical Association), etc.

XML Coding

We implement XML coding as per journal DTD specification to deliver the output XML for page composition.

First Page Proof Composition

Our experts code the manuscript to enable the typesetting process. Further, the data is paginated, proof read, cross-checked and incorporated.

Page Proof Revision

We review and revise the coded data as per client’s recommendations for content or style. Our Quality Assurance (QA) team cross-checks the revised file for accuracy. We mark all the revisions on the page proofs, which are later scanned and sent to clients in PDFs.

Indexing

Our experts index and typeset the manuscript to be sent to the client for review and confirmation.

Printer Files Processing

Once the page proofs are approved and finalized, we create a print-ready PDF and send it to the client for approval.

XML Conversion

We implement XML conversion process in tune with the Docbook DTD specification, using the exported XML file from InDesign. The encoded version is checked for errors, which are rectified to finally validate the XML file.

ePub Conversion

We export the ePub file from InDesign by using XML and validate it for various applications and devices like Amazon Kindle, B&N Nook, Apple iPad, Google, etc.). The final quality analysis is performed to ensure style and content accuracy.

Let's Begin!

To learn how SunTec Digital can help you in the transformation journey from print to digital, kindly drop a line at info@suntecdigital.com. You can also get in touch with experts today!