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Publishing & Training

Content Conversion and Enrichment Solutions Delivered with Accuracy, Quality, and Speed 

DCL provides conversion and subject matter expertise for the specific workflows and challenges facing every type of publisher. Where accuracy, quality, and speed matter, publishers rely on DCL to provide customized solutions to their most complex digital content production challenges.

Services and Solutions

  • Digitizing entire content corpus 

  • Automating complex page composition

  • Transforming content collections to updated standards (e.g., JATS 1.2, NISO STS, BITS, etc.)

  • eBook production for special collections (e.g., ePUB and MOBI)

  • Migrating content for platform vendors (e.g., Silverchair, Highwire, Atypon, Ingenta, PubFactory, etc.)

  • Supporting ongoing delivery to discovery vendors with DCL Discovery Bridge (e.g., EBSCO, ProQuest, Kudos, OCLC, Web of Science, and others)

Customized Solutions for Complex Digital Content Challenges

Services for 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

  • XML conversions

  • PubMed

  • JATS


  • BITS

  • Onix metadata

  • AUDIOBOOK metadata

  • proprietary DTDs

  • and more


DCL transforms manuscripts into high-quality ebooks for all devices. We specialize in both fixed layout and reflowable text. As the mobile marketplace continues to expand and create new opportunities in technology, DCL continues to adapt to these changes to develop and produce the best eBook conversions possible.

eBook Cover on iPad with Print Versions Underneath
Section 508 Accessible Web Content

Accessibility Starts With Structure

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.


Old Paper Transparent


Stack of Magazines


DCL completed a 3-year project in 2.5 years, closely collaborating with Optica Publishing Group to deliver ahead of schedule and on budget. Optica now has an extensive repository of searchable content for historical archives, new product creation, and downstream analytics.

Book on Table


Professionals who create and deliver training and educational content for both business and public sector organizations face a number of challenges in today’s content-driven marketplace. Here are the results of the Educational and Training Content Trends Survey, conducted by DCL and DITA Strategies.

Textural Background

Source Formats

  • Hardcopy

  • PDF

  • Word Processing

  • Spreadsheets

  • Slide Presentations

  • Images

  • Microfilm & Microfiche

  • Audio

  • Video

  • Unstructured Data

  • Adobe InDesign

  • Quark Xpress

Blue Texture

Target Formats

  • NLM & JATS

  • XML

  • BITS



  • DITA

  • Other DTDs and Schemas

  • HTML5

  • Bookshelf XML for Books

  • EPUB

  • MOBI

Flock of Birds

DCL's conversion work for us---both large projects and smaller, ongoing conversions---is fast, reliable, and highly accurate. They are a valued partner.

Allison Belan, Associate Director for Digital Strategy and Systems at Duke University Press


Local Library


DCL is proud to take part in industry working groups that support publishing and content distribution.

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