Microsoft Silverlight

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE BIBLE AND ITS RECEPTION in Noxum publishing Studio migrated are two of the great scientific dictionaries that appear at de Gruyter, meanwhile in the Noxum publishing Studio migrated: the dictionaries for language and communication studies and the encyclopedia of the Bible and its reception. More than two thousand authors are about Silverlight online-editor involved in the editorial process of biblical research tool Noxum Noxum GmbH, specialist for content management and content management systems, has another big science work, the encyclopedia of the Bible and its reception”(EWC), migrated for the de Gruyter publishing from a document-based workflow in XML-based Noxum publishing Studio. Also, a browser-based editing interface was created for external authors, which is supported by the Web presentation technology Microsoft Silverlight. “Once in a first migration project dictionaries of language and communication science” the browser-based editing has proven, well the many participating authors of the EWC can benefit. The different roles of authors, editors, and translators were seamlessly integrated into the system in the context of EBR. Editor can assign to the authors conveniently via the online platform the texts. The texts go through the life cycle then automatically and without further administration consisting of translation, multiple reviews and approvals. Users like scientists, lecturers, etc. be conveniently managed by the system and always have an overview of outstanding tasks with the respective deadlines. A user of a text is responsible also receives an e-mail notification. The rights to the generated texts are important in the publishing environment. The system makes sure to accept the necessary terms and conditions per text from the user. This traceability ensures the highest possible transparency of copyright and rights of use and together with the content and version management system from Noxum. The Berlin Science Publishing House has chosen consciously and at an early stage for browser-based editing with Microsoft Silverlight. Authors on a visually much better user interface with more interactive features than would be possible with pure HTML-based detection tools can work through this Web presentation technology. The online editor is also available browsers and across different operating systems. So today thousands of editors and writers working on the various reference works of de Gruyter regardless of where they are in the world. Through the many distributed working authors it was said for Noxum to find solutions to the challenge of the browser-based editing of XML, i.e. for use on different browsers such as Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox and Windows and Mac operating systems by authors with varying degrees of technical expertise. The online editor supports in the central editorial office of de Gruyter even distribution specific editing tasks. So, volumes and single article editors can assign specific authors and are automatically notified via workflow state transitions. In addition to the online editor, a rich client of the Noxum publishing Studio for cross-cutting tasks as power tool available is the central editorial office. Via de Gruyter, the independent science Publisher de Gruyter looks back on a history of over 260-jahrige. Group with its headquarters in Berlin published annually about 800 new titles in the areas of Arts and Humanities, medicine, natural sciences and law as well as more than 170 journals and digital media. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE BIBLE AND ITS RECEPTION (EBR) offers a comprehensive overview of the current state of knowledge about the origin and development and reception of the Bible according to its different forms and is set to 30 volumes.