The Internet has made a major impact on the world of publishing. Data-Core has been there from the beginning providing state of the art solutions to help our customers stay on top of industry trends. In today’s technology driven world, your publishing service partner makes the difference by providing a balance of flexible, best-cost publishing, a sophisticated operational platform and a resource base that can be deployed rapidly to meet your unique and changing requirements.
Our publishing services professionals have a proven track record in managing editorial and production processes and work with the publisher’s best interests in mind. With 20 years of experience, our proven approach to outsourcing achieves tight integration of people and processes across your publishing delivery mechanism and delivers both the highest value for money and cost-effective collaboration.
- Composition and Typography
- Graphics and Artwork Design
- Copy Editing
Data-Core is your eBook publisher of choice – delivering the highest quality, affordable digital content of from any source format to any mobile platform. We simplify eBook creation and conversion for any eReader, smart phone or tablet so you can focus on the creation of the content instead of the delivery mechanism. Data-Core supports both creation of new content and migration of existing content to the latest eBooks standards, ensuring that the eBooks you are delivering are consistently of superior quality. We will assist with design, management and optimization of the eBook publishing process.
To truly take advantage of the eBook platform, one must offer content which uses all the mediums available in this format. Enhanced eBooks can fascinate the readers with unparalleled interactive experiences. Our media designers, technologists and content developers have helped the world’s largest publishers and corporations, innovate in not only in the way they deliver, but also in enhancing the content. Our experts take traditionally-published content and transform it into exciting enhanced eBook products – converting casual readers into loyal digital customers in the process.
Enhanced eBooks include:
- Internal linking - footnotes/annotations/cross references/indexes, external links
- External linking - geolocation/directions/associated websites/social media sites
- Searchable text
- Rich media features including audio, video, and interactivity
Composition and Typography
We have the ideal combination of technical skills and experience to provide composition and typography that achieve your functional and artistic needs. We understand the needs of the end user and ensure the content is informative and appealing. Our understanding of effective typography ensures your project is on target and with fewer revisions. This translates to quicker turnaround, faster time-to-market and lower costs.
We have built our reputation as a technology innovator by pioneering the use of SGML, a precursor to HTML and XML. Our typographic experts use TeX tools and XML to code and typeset your content. We produce a flawless end product that is delivered with a powerful combination of operational efficiencies that deliver, shortened review and revision cycles, reduced production costs, compliance with specifications and an accelerated market strategy.
Graphics and Artwork Design
You imagine it, we create it. Data-Core has experience in the leading design applications and develops artwork in a variety of mediums. Our graphic designers apply their expertise to maximize your readers’ experience. In addition, we provide complete art and photo services, from concept to execution.
We understand our customers trust us with not just content, but their key revenue generating assets. Therefore, our copy editors edit with a fine tooth comb to ensure quality and a consistent voice throughout the editing processes. Our editors are subject matter experts on various scientific, technical, medical, social sciences, and humanities fields.
Our standard copy editing functions include:
- Corrections for spelling, including British to American English
- Grammar, including rephrasing sentences by non English-speaking authors
- References and footnotes for technical accuracy and placement of citations
- Captioning to match figures and tables
- Type-marking for mathematics consistency to ensure that author usage and all elements of a manuscript are properly presented
Remove the burden of proofreading and direct it towards us. Our proofreaders help you meet and exceed your readers’ highest expectations for content quality. We understand general editorial practices and standard reference sources and have excellent linguistic skills to identify errors and rectify them appropriately.
Our services include:
- Spelling and grammatical changes
- Ensuring the consistency and hierarchy of headings and running heads
- Ensuring consistency in typefaces throughout the document
- Ensuring the correct and consecutive numbering of various elements such as page number, chapter number, numbered lists, figures and equations
- Reviewing extracts and other material such as poetry, quotations and excerpts of other works
- Verifying table of contents with elements such as chapter numbers, titles and subtitles
- Verifying the appropriateness of in-text displays such as figures and pictures