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Readiness Level: TR3

Description: TR3 Experimental Proof Of Concept


Technologies with this Readiness Level
Name Adoption Readiness Status Governance Business Form
Enhanced Networked Monographs Enhanced Networked Monographs (ENM) is an experimental project developed by New York University. It provides a free platform for topic-based and full-text searching on a corpus of books from NYU Press, University of Minnesota Press, and the University of Michigan Press. The platform consists of the ENM search application plus generated topic pages and the customized version of the Topic Curation Toolkit (TCT) used to power/generate them.
Single TR3 Minimally Maintained Not Classified Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
Libero Reviewer Libero Reviewer is the second of three journal publishing modules developed by eLife. Libero Reviewer handles article submission and peer review workflow management. It is built on the Coko Foundation's PubSweet framework and was designed in collaboration with Coko and Hindawi.
Not Classified TR3 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Rua Rua is a book publishing workflow management application developed by Ubiquity Press and is "designed to assist with the monograph publishing life cycle" from proposal to publication. Rua forms the core of the Ubiquity Book Manager service. Rua is designed around the Django framework.
Single TR3 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Commercial Vendor
Quire Quire is a book production tool developed by the J Paul Getty Trust. It is a multiformat publishing framework that can create digital and print books, such as museum and gallery exhibition catalogues, collected volumes, and scholarly monographs. Quire is designed around the Hugo static-site generator tool, which can compile and export books, working from markdown source. Quire has extensive support for media, including rich image metadata handling. It is currently without an explicit open-source license.
Single TR3 Actively Maintained Not Classified Non-profit Organisation
Solid Solid is a set of modular specifications, which build on, and extend the founding technology of the world wide web (HTTP, REST, HTML). They are 100% backwards compatible with the existing web. Each spec, taken in isolation, provides extra features to an existing system. However, when used in combination, they enable exciting new possibilities for web sites and applications.
Limited TR3 Actively Maintained Not Classified Commercial Vendor
Vega Vega is a media-rich authoring and editorial development platform hosted at Wayne State University Libraries. It offers a range of features and workflows to create, review, and share data, media, and text. Its ability to include information in a variety of representations (text, image, sound) makes it easier to communicate scholarly information to different audiences. Vega also supports typical academic publishing processes and gives users control over editorial and peer review workflows.
Not Classified TR3 Actively Maintained Not Classified Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
Rebus Ink Rebus Ink is a web-based digital reading application built to help scholars construct arguments. It's a personal, online workspace that lets you do more with digital texts, focusing on scholarly reading and research, note-taking, citations, and collections management. Rebus Ink is built on open principles: open source, open web, open APIs, with a focus on user-data portability and privacy.
Single TR3 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Wax Wax is a web-based word processor developed by Coko. It is the styling/formatting interface in use within Editoria, and the manuscript annotation and presentation portal in use in PubSweet platforms such as eLife's Libero Reviewer, and Hindawi's Phenom. Editoria provides context-sensitive tagging and formatting and a track-changes workflow, as well as many features driven by the needs of university press workflows. The initial version of Wax was based on the Substance.io library (as with Texture); Wax 2 is based on the ProseMirror library.
Not Classified TR3 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)