Acrux Digital Publication

DIGITAL PUBLISHING SERVICES

Project

Management

Our approach to project management is flexible as every project is unique and requires different planning and implementation as per its technical requirements. With able project managers who facilitate smooth and seamless operations have thorough understanding of the process from concept to production. They effectively ensure that the deliverables qualify the criteria.

From planning to scheduling to monitoring and tracking, our project managers manage all stages of production and communicate withing the team and with the authors, publishers and production editors. The project manager handles

Content Enrichment Service/Editorial

Services

The most important of the editorial process is the Copyediting. Our editors are post graduates and doctorates in their respective discipling and can handle the editing of simplest to the most complex content. Be it the reviewing of manuscript or language polishing or structuring of content our team can do it with ease. The knowledge of the requisite styles and specs helps them to adapt to the requirement and deliver crisp content, making reading an enjoyable experience for the readers. The tasks covered under the editorial segment at Acrux includes

❖ Manuscript preparation

❖ Language polishing

❖ Structuring of content

❖ Copy editing – all levels

❖ Editorial proof reading

Page

Composition

The most important of the editorial process is the Copyediting. Our editors are post graduates and doctorates in their respective discipling and can handle the editing of simplest to the most complex content. Be it the reviewing of manuscript or language polishing or structuring of content our team can do it with ease. The knowledge of the requisite styles and specs helps them to adapt to the requirement and deliver crisp content, making reading an enjoyable experience for the readers. The tasks covered under the editorial segment at Acrux includes

❖ Template creation

❖ Book Interior Design

❖ Artwork Placing

❖ Print ready files

❖ Pitstop Reports

Art &

Illustration

❖ The creative artists are knowledgeable to produce art pieces as per requirement. Whether it be a simple line art or a complex mythological drawing or a cartoon or a map, our graphic designers can deliver accurate and impeccable designs.

❖ With hands on experience in using the designing software’s like Photoshop, Illustrator, Corel Draw and MS Paint, our creative team have handled many anatomical, situational children book art requirements including book covers.

❖ The team is not only skilled at producing fresh pieces of art but also can work on enhancement of the existing images by performing colour correction, relabelling and file format conversion.

Indexing

To aid the reader in easy retrieval of data, compare and match them with relevant context, the indexers at Acrux perform

❖ Keyword Indexing

❖ Reference Indexing

Data

Conversion

The changing trends and technologies have made this century a digital paradise. Global business environment has become digital friendly. To ensure your presence in the digital space Acrux provides a list of conversion services. The highly trained data conversion specialists can deal with all types of digital conversions predominantly XML and eBook conversion Services, from any input format and have them converted suiting various reading devices and distribution platforms.

XML

❖ Style Sheet Creation

❖ DTD – PubMed, NLM, JATS

❖ Parsing

eBooks

❖ ePUB 2

❖ ePUB 3 (Reflowable &Fixed layout)

❖ Interactive and enhanced eBooks (Read aloud)

❖ Audio, Video and animated eBooks

Scanning & OCR

❖ B/W & Colour scanning using Drum and bed scanners

Data Entry

❖ Online and Offline data Entry

Accessibility

Acrux is a proven and able provider of accessibility services, which complies with the requirements and standards of ADA, 508 & WCAG standards. Clients across industries, around the world have used the accessibility and remediation services of Acrux to tackle their accessibility related challenges. With its expert team and innovative accessible platform, Acrux performs document accessibility audits, remediation, and conformance validation and have assisted clients across variety of industry verticals in their need for accessibility. Over the years, we have gained experience and exposure to end to end accessibility services which includes, consulting, training, auditing and remediation.

Our services are not limited to

❖ Document Accessibility executed in line with ADA/508 Compliance

❖ ePub Accessibility Services

❖ eLearning Content Accessibility Solutions

❖ Creation of Interactive Content conforming to Accessibility norms

❖ Creation & Insertion of Alt Text image descriptions

❖ Web Content Accessibility as per WCAG 2.1 guidelines

❖ Accessible Forms, PDFs and other documents

❖ Caption / Transcription for audio

The team at Acrux start with ascertaining the scope of the project after its receipt. The process starts with

❖ Analysis of provided documents or websites and relevant materials for feasibility

❖ Itemising the images accordingly as Tables, infographics, Mathematical drawings, graphical representations etc.,

❖ Devising of the processes and execution model along with the challenges

Scope of the project includes

❖ Complete analysis of the Source documents

❖ Appropriate tagging

❖ ALT text insertion.

❖ Bookmark Creation

❖ Checking Document Properties.

❖ Validation and reports

With effective and stringent quality control processes combined with the understanding of the requirement, wide range of assistive technologies, are used to check the final product for its compliance with the standard requirements. The technology assists in asserting the method in which a PDF or a document is be tagged or remediated for accessibility. Our test set up includes

❖ Speech recognition: Dragon Naturally Speaking

❖ Screen readers: JAWS (versions 9 to 2020/Fusion), NVDA

❖ Screen magnifiers: ZoomText (versions 11 to 2020/Fusion), SuperNova, MAGic

❖ Literacy software: Read&Write Gold 12 (PDF Reader) and 11 (PDF Aloud), Claro Read

Validations

The validation process is done with multiple methods to ensure the final product passes through the final Quality audit. It involves

❖ Full Check

❖ Common Look

❖ PAC Version 3.0