The use of XML in the lifecycle of e-journals has recently emerged as a hot topic in the library world. This burst of interest is largely due to proposals to use XML in e-journal archiving and also a growing awareness of the advantages of XML for metadata. But the publishing community are increasingly viewing XML as playing a central role in the future of the entire e-journals process. The papers in this special issue cover a breadth of opinion but there is a common theme; namely, that XML and its related technologies can help to fulfil the promise of e-journals.
OCLC Systems & Services – Emerald Publishing
Published: Dec 1, 2003
Keywords: Electronic journals; Archives; Markup languages; Standards