Tools for Easy Content Management and Repurposing
Contact: (434) 817-2040
Clients include: STM journal publishers.
Solutions: Manuscript Central; Production Central; and 1st Edit
Features: ScholarOne’s Manuscript Central features a customizable workflow system for online manuscript submission and journal editorial management. The ASP model is designed to make the solution relevant to any size publication. The Web-based solution enables authors to submit manuscripts online and comprises tools assignments, notifications, reminders and reporting. Publishers can archive and track all versions of manuscripts and associated correspondence, and analyze journal performance with quickly generated reports. Manuscript Central accommodates six user groups—authors, editors in chief, associate editors, reviewers, administrative staff and board of editors—enabling them to collaborate on publishing projects.
Contact: (717) 764-9720
Clients include: Fortune 1000 companies in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, technology, publishing, government, health care, pharmaceutical and education. Elsevier Inc. and McGraw-Hill are among its publishing clients.
Features: Vasont’s Content Management System for Multi-Channel Publishing can manage all types of content, from basic text and graphics to multilingual text and multimedia clips. The system’s Universal Integrator extension allows authors and editors to access Vasont’s functionality from the tool bar menu of their XML authoring/editing tools.
Vasont’s Client/Server Model is relevant for organizations of all sizes that must continually update, reuse and repurpose content. Vasont’s Remote User Interface enables remote and global offices to manage content and collaborate.
Vasont is also available as a subscription-based ASP model.
Gretchen A. Peck is a freelance author who writes about the international printing and publishing industries. She welcomes comments at GretchenPeck@Verizon.net.