Michelle is an Account Manager at Deanta. She is responsible for Humanities & Social Sciences and Scientific, Technical & Medical academic books, throughout their life cycle.
Metadata can be a game-changer for publishers, influencing the discoverability of titles and their resulting sales. This month, we shared some advice on the Independent Publishers Guild’s website. Read our top tips and see our metadata infographic here.
This three-day book fair is one of the publishing industry’s largest and most prestigious publishing events, offering publishers the opportunity to discuss business deals and keep abreast of the latest trends. This year’s programme includes a wide range of seminars and conferences on many different topics, from AI and blockchain technology to Open Access and audiobooks.
Blockchain is this year’s buzzword. This technology is believed to revolutionise every sector, from banking to healthcare. But what is the blockchain, and what are its possible applications in publishing?
Analysing publishing’s past can offer interesting insights into the industry’s current issues and help publishers open up to new perspectives in developing strategies and policies. In this blog, we focus on seven challenges the book industry has had to face throughout its long lineage since the first printed books appeared. You will be surprised!
In this blog post, we want to explore how cloud-based publishing production is increasing efficiencies and reshaping onshore and offshore labour and processes. Automation and new digital production workflows are drastically reducing costs and turnaround times, disrupting old job roles and business models and inventing new ones.
“Reaching Readers 2.0: Where Are We headed?” is an annual trade event organised by Publishing Ireland as part of the Dublin Book Festival, where remarkable publishing professionals discuss hot topics, share their views on the future of the industry and provide great recommendations on how to reach overstimulated and hyperconnected modern readers. This year we were there, and we are happy to share with you what we have learnt.
We recently interviewed one of our clients, Rob Burleigh, Managing Director at Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing and former Finance Director at Woodhead Publishing, to have his opinion on several issues, from the current hurdles and trends in scientific publishing to how publishing production and editorial services are evolving.
Rachel is a member of Deanta’s project management team. She is responsible for supervising the production cycle of academic books in the Humanities and Social Sciences fields, from the receipt of the manuscript to the delivery of the final product.
In this blog post, we want to explore the reasons why the adoption of an XML production workflow can prove to be extremely beneficial, even to small publishers. The advantages this technology can bring in terms of efficiency and cost reduction are countless. Two key developments have also rendered its implementation less painful.