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Magazine Media & Publishing

Mobile optimized content conversion for magazine and media publishers delivered with accuracy, quality, and speed

The magazine media industry has experienced tremendous change over the past decade. Today, optimizing magazine content for mobile, web, and apps is critical to remain competitive. DCL provides magazine publishers with customized and automated solutions for digital content production. With subject matter and technology expertise for the specific workflows, challenges, and platforms, DCL ensures magazine content transforms to the digital experience your readers expect.

Services and Solutions

  • Digitizing image-based PDFs

  • Converting text and images from InDesign to structured XML with related assets (e.g., PRISM)

  • Creating PRISM XML

  • Automating content processing

  • Delivering structured content (PRISM XML or proprietary format) to target platforms (e.g., WordPress, Drupal, other web platforms)

  • Transforming content collections to updated standards

Customized Digital Solutions for Magazine Publishers

Services for Magazine Publishers

Your content, transformed, validated, enriched.

Following are related transformation services for publishers.

XML conversions for publishers

XML Conversion

DCL prepares content for digital distribution, converting from any file format (including paper) to a variety of structured formats including

  • PRISM XML

  • NewsML

  • Onix metadata

  • BITS

  • Onix metadata

  • AUDIOBOOK metadata

  • proprietary DTDs

  • and more

PRISM XML

PRISM (Publishing Requirements for Industry Standard Metadata) is an XML DTD for describing magazine article content to enable automated delivery to aggregators and other companies. Having a standardized format describing magazine article content reduces the costs and time associated with aggregating content, while the use of PRISM and XML provides greater capabilities for magazine and media publishers.

Data Conversion Laboratory helps publishers create content for the visually impaired.

Don't Forget About Accessibility!

Accessibility is an approach to content and design that makes information available in alternative formats for people with vision impairment. DCL creates Section 508-compliant PDFs from both legacy PDF and image files. DCL’s expertise in analyzing content, providing compliance audits, and remediating assures you a smooth process that makes content accessible to all.

Magazines Stack
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DCL does a terrific job wrangling our difficult-to-standardize publication into a usable XML format for upload into a searchable database used across our enterprise.The resulting database has become "mission critical" for our organization, so we are glad we can count on DCL for quality and timeliness. They are truly top-notch. They are a valued partner.