Streamline Article Production with Direct, Collaborative Content Editing and Proofing

Traditional article production workflows shuffle static, unstructured Word documents or PDFs between key stakeholders across disparate systems. During the copyediting stage, the document is circulated and marked up with edits between the Authors and the production Editor, and is then transferred to an XML typesetting operator responsible for interpreting and implementing the changes to aRead More

EMUG 2023 By The Numbers

Last week, Aries Systems hosted the 20th annual in-person Editorial Manager User Group (EMUG) meeting in Boston, MA. Aries user group meetings offer Editorial Manager® (EM) and ProduXion Manager® (PM) users the opportunity to stay informed of the latest workflow innovations, discuss advancements and challenges in scholarly publishing, provide feedback to drive future product development,Read More

Connect with Aries at SSP’s 45th Annual Conference

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) will host their 45th annual meeting in Portland, Oregon from May 31 – June 2, 2023. The theme, “Transformation, Trust, and Transparency,” highlights the underlying issues introduced from the challenge of increasing pressure to grow or shift as the industry changes drastically around us. Aries is a proud exhibitorRead More

Efficient Journal Production Management for Issue- and Article-Based Workflows

Article production is a key transitional point in the lifecycle of a manuscript within the publishing process. Upon the completion of peer review and acceptance at final disposition, production is initiated and the manuscript is passed downstream for further processing prior to publication. To help publishers seamlessly manage the production workflow, Aries Systems offers ProduXionRead More

XML Workflow Advantages: Sub-Setting the JATS DTD

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) held their second annual conference, NISO Plus 2021, on February 22-25. Aries Systems is pleased to have sponsored the virtual meeting, which included 850 participants from 26 countries around the world. Aries Business Systems Analyst, Charles O’Connor, presented “Sub-setting the JATS DTD – So What?” during the Solving ProblemsRead More

The Benefits of an XML-First Publishing Workflow

As a leading technology provider, continuous adaptation to emerging industry trends and innovation to serve the scholarly community as the publishing landscape evolves lie at the core of Aries’ overall mission. Aries’ LiXuid Manuscript™ philosophy encompasses our vision for the future of scholarly publishing, in which XML (eXtensible Markup Language) is leveraged to streamline theRead More

FBF 2020: The Future of Science and the Path to Digital Transformations Starts with Researchers

The 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair will be held on October 14-18, with the digital program starting earlier on October 12th. With a hybrid of on-site and virtual events, FBF 2020 is packed with a diverse set of sessions, attractions and exhibitions for all audiences throughout the week. Aries Systems Director of Product Management Tony AlvesRead More

Recap of the Inaugural NISO Plus Conference (2020)

The first annual NISO Plus conference (recently merged with NFAIS) was held in Baltimore, MD at the Lord Baltimore Hotel on February 23-25. Aries was delighted to attend, sponsor, and speak at NISO Plus 2020. Aries Senior Business Systems Analyst Stacey Lavelle attended the three-day meeting and reflected on her positive experience, commenting “Many ofRead More

Successful Launch of LiXuid Manuscript during Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019

Last month, Aries Systems attended the 2019 Frankfurt Book Fair along with 302,267 other visitors. Aries’ latest innovation, LiXuid Manuscript™, made its debut at the conference in Germany. Aries Business Systems Analyst Charles O’Connor conducted multiple live demos of the new LiXuid XML editing tool at the Aries booth throughout the conference. Onlookers observed theRead More

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Update on LiXuid Manuscript: Developing the XML Editing Tool

LiXuid Manuscript™ is an Aries initiative that aims to build new features and functionality around the transition from unstructured representations of journal articles (Word or PDF files) to structured representations (JATS XML). Development of LiXuid Manuscript™ has been ongoing and has involved Aries staff from multiple departments. The deployment of Xtract in version 15.1 markedRead More