Deanta Opens New Technology Centre in India

Posted on: July 11, 2017 by adipietro@deanta

With the opening of a new technology centre in India, Deanta continues to invest in application development and support. This important investment represents an exciting new stage of growth for Deanta and demonstrates our commitment to continuously improve its technology and develop closer relationships with its end users.

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Meet a Member of the Team – Rachel Cook

Posted on: July 11, 2017 by adipietro@deanta

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.

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Too Small for XML? Not at All!

Posted on: July 11, 2017 by adipietro@deanta

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.

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London Book Fair 2017

Posted on: March 6, 2017 by kylie@deanta

We are just a short few weeks from London Book Fair 2016, which marks the 45th anniversary of one of the largest events in the global publishing calendar. It is a fantastic opportunity to explore new innovations in publishing, discuss rights, network with peers and consider further developments are predicted to come over the next year.

During the fair we will be hosting a technology seminar, exploring some key issues within the publishing services industry, and showcasing our publishing production platform, Lanstad. Be sure to lock it in your calendar and head to the Tech Theatre to check it out.

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Hiring: Dublin-Based Editorial Project Manager

Posted on: December 11, 2016 by kylie@deanta

Due to continued international expansion, we are seeking an Editorial Project Manager to handle academic books. The Project Manager will liaise with publishers; authors; freelance copy editors, proofreaders and indexers; and in-house departments including typesetting and artwork to see books through their life cycle.

Ideally the successful candidate will have editorial experience as well as project management experience in the field of academic publishing. However, candidates with the right skill set and a particular interest in developing a career in publishing, should also apply.

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Currently Seeking Freelance Copy Editors!

Posted on: October 5, 2016 by kylie@deanta

Deanta has been going through a phase of tremendous growth, and as such are currently seeking to expand our pool of freelance copy editors. If you are a native English speaker (ideally based in Ireland, UK or US) who has copy editing experience across academic texts, having worked with STM or humanities books/journals, please get in touch for an opportunity to work with Deanta.

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What’s Happening at Frankfurt Book Fair 2016?

Posted on: October 3, 2016 by kylie@deanta

It’s that time of year again when the publishing industry come together from all corners of the globe for Frankfurt Book Fair to share ideas, trade rights and discuss new innovations in publishing. This year the fair will run from October 19th to 21st, with the doors opening to the public for the weekend.

Read more to find out about our key picks for presentations, events and conferences for this year’s fair.

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Indonesien ist der Ehrengast der Frankfurter Buchmesse 2015.  

Indonesia is the Guest of Honour 2015 at the Frankfurt Book Fair
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Meet Us At Frankfurt Book Fair 2016

Posted on: September 21, 2016 by kylie@deanta

Frankfurt Book Fair 2016, a key event in the publishing industry calendar, is just around the corner. We at Deanta are currently gearing up for what should be an exciting opportunity to showcase our offerings, meet with other professionals from the world over, and discuss what’s happening in the industry.

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Cover Design: Art or Process?

Posted on: September 5, 2016 by kylie@deanta

In this blog post we want explore the notion of streamlining the cover design process. Many publishers hire in-house design staff to manage the creative process of designing book covers for their titles. But in other instances this is something that is outsourced to external design agencies or freelancers. In some cases, even the more traditional service providers offer these solutions.

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Check Out Our New Lanstad Video

Posted on: August 9, 2016 by kylie@deanta

If you haven’t seen our short video showcasing some of the key features of the Lanstad technology platform, be sure to take a look.
Lanstad is a fully centralised and collaborative project management workspace for publishing production. The platform enables real-time content editing and transformation, storage of assets, integrated communication and milestone tracking. What does this mean for publishers? Ultimately, the platform allows publishers to reduce cost of labour-intensive aspects of the publishing production process, and improve speed to market.

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