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New JISC podcast featuring the #jiscPUB report

Today sees the publication of a new JISC blog post, “How important are open ebook standards to universities?” and podcast featuring Ben Showers, JISC Programme Manager for Digital Infrastructure, discussing the Digital Monograph Technical Landscape: Exemplars and Recommendations Final Report. We first published … 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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EPub for word processing users

Summary Initial impressions Demonstration software Where next? Lessons learned Author: Peter Sefton <pt@ptsefton.com> Date: Time-stamp: <2011-04-05 15:38:38> Description: First informal report on progress with Workpackage 3. Looks at tools for turning word processing documents such as Microsoft Word documents into … Continue reading

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Workplan 2: Draft Table of Contents

Technical Landscape Exemplars and Recommendations Author: Liza Daly <liza@threepress.org> Date: Time-stamp: <2011-03-25 10:25:49 liza> Description: Draft of technical landscape paper for JISC Executive summary Introduction Audience for this work Discussion of focus Why digital publishing now? Note "Why digital publishing … Continue reading

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Workpackage 3

Plan for workpackage 3 Use cases The three main use cases identified in the current plan, and a fourth proposed one: Postgrad serializing PhD (or conference paper etc) for mobile devices Retiring academic publishing their ‘best-of’ research (books) Present final … Continue reading

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Introducing the project team

Theo Andrew – Project Manager Based at the University of Edinburgh, Theo is currently on secondment to EDINA, a JISC national datacentre, working as a project manager. Besides this project he is involved with running the OpenDepot.org service and the … Continue reading

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We are green for go!

I’m really pleased to announce that the Digital Monograph Landscape Study has finally been approved and is now officially starting. Currently we are assembling the project team and getting started with all the necessary preparations. As we make progress we’ll … Continue reading

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Project Plan 5: Budget

Please note draft status: feedback welcome as comments – final  version liable to change Here is a summary breakdown of the costs as associated with their tangible outputs: ○ 12.5% of budget spent on creating sign-post (table of contents) of … Continue reading

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