Author Archives: Peter Sefton

Template design issues for WordProcessors and (possible future) EPUB export

This document is a collection of notes on how to design word processing templates for creating EPUBs – particularly theses. It’s probably not very interesting as a general read. The intended audience is support and technical staff who are working … Continue reading

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The repository is watching: automated harvesting from replicated filesystems

Managing a thesis Demonstration Installation notes One of the final things I’m looking at on this jiscPUB project is a demonstration of a new class of tool for managing academic projects – not just documents. For a while we were … Continue reading

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Making EPUB from WordPress (and other) web collections

Background As part of Workpackage 3 I have been looking at WordPress as a way of creating scholarly monographs. This post carries on from the last couple, but it’s not really about EPUB or about WordPress, it’s about interoperability and … Continue reading

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Anthologize: a WordPress based collection tool

In this post I’ll look at Anthologize. Anthologize lets you write or import content into a WordPress instance, organise the ‘parts’ of your ‘project’ and publish to PDF or EPUB, HTML or into TEI XML format. This is what I … Continue reading

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WordPress

Introduction So far in the jiscPUB project I have been looking at word processing applications and EPUB, as well as how repositories and other web applications might support EPUB document production. One of the tasks in workpackage 3 is to … Continue reading

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How to add EPUB support to EPrints

In a previous post here on the jiscPUB project I said it would be good for the EPrints repository software to support EPUB uploads. I’d love to do something with a repository – I’m thinking that it would be great to … Continue reading

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Introducing Epub2Html – adding a plain HTML view to an EPUB

Background Demo Trying it out / the future Background EPUB ebook files are useful if you have an application to read them, but not everyone does. We have been discussing this in the Scholarly HTML movement; to some of us &hellip; <a href="http://jiscpub.blogs.edina.ac.uk/?p=150">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a> Continue reading

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Some questions about EPUB, WordPress, tools

If you publish EPUBs now, what tools do you use? What’s considered best practice for EPUBs? JISC project people: What do you have to do to get your reports up in JISCPress? I have a couple of questions for discussion … Continue reading

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Metadata in word processing monographs

Introduction – why worry about metadata? Thesis workflow Thesis metadata Summary Where now? [Reposted with spell checking a few minutes after original post, posted draft by mistake.] [And shortly after that added missing bibliography] Introduction – why worry about metadata? … Continue reading

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Metadata in word processing monographs

Posted a draft version of this document by mistake. This post has been replaced by a new version http://jiscpub.blogs.edina.ac.uk/2011/04/11/metadata-in-word-processing-monographs-2/

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