Please wait a minute...
New Technology of Library and Information Service  2016, Vol. 32 Issue (11): 76-81    DOI: 10.11925/infotech.1003-3513.2016.11.09
Orginal Article Current Issue | Archive | Adv Search |
DPaper: A Structured Paper Authoring Tool for Semantic Publishing
Le Xiaoqiu1(),Wang Zixuan1,2,Zhang Xiaolin1,He Yuanbiao1,Fu Changlei1,Xu Liyuan1
1National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
2 University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China
Download: PDF(2635 KB)   HTML ( 56
Export: BibTeX | EndNote (RIS)      

[Objective] We developed a paper authoring tool for semantic publishing, which makes the article’s content structured and object-oriented. Each paper is a system with executable, interactive and experiential features. [Methods] First, we divided the content of each paper (metadata, chapters, data, media etc.) into objects organized by digital template. Second, these elements interacted with each other through the event trigger mechanism. Finally, the paper was modified and presented with HTML5 pages, and then, saved as XML documents. [Results] DPaper is available at, which provides a series of functions such as material collection (cloud notes), digital object creation, automatic reference indexing, Word document format conversion in accordance with periodical layouts etc. The paper’s content is object oriented and partial semantization. [Limitations] Compared to conventional paper editors, the DPaper’s digital object editor could not create formulas or graphics, and is not flexible to change layouts. [Conclusions] DPaper could help us compose a structured paper that meets the requirements of semantic publishing. Keywords: DPaper, Semantic publishing, Structured paper, Digital object, Authoring tool

Key wordsDPaper      Semantic publishing      Structured paper      Digital object      Authoring tool     
Received: 13 September 2016      Published: 20 December 2016

Cite this article:

Le Xiaoqiu,Wang Zixuan,Zhang Xiaolin,He Yuanbiao,Fu Changlei,Xu Liyuan. DPaper: A Structured Paper Authoring Tool for Semantic Publishing. New Technology of Library and Information Service, 2016, 32(11): 76-81.

URL:     OR

[1] Shotton D.Semantic Publishing: The Coming Revolution in Scientific Journal Publishing [J]. Learned Publishing, 2009, 22(2): 85-94.
[2] 张晓林. 颠覆数字图书馆的大趋势[J]. 中国图书馆学报, 2011, 37(5): 4-12.
[2] (Zhang Xiaolin.The Forces Disrupting Digital Library[J]. Journal of the Library Science in China, 2011, 37(5): 4-12.)
[3] From STM, Tech Trends for 2015 [EB/OL]. [2016-10-11]. .
[4] STM Tech Trends 2014 [EB/OL]. [2016-10-11]. .
[5] Kircz J G.Modularity: The Next Form of Scientific Information Presentation?[J]. Journal of Documentation, 1998, 54(2): 210-235.
[6] Kircz J G.New Practices for Electronic Publishing 2: New Forms of the Scientific Paper [J]. Learned Publishing, 2002, 15(1): 27-32.
[7] OpenETD: Open Source Electronic Theses and Dissertations Managment Software [DB/OL]. [2015-08-06]..
[8] ProQuest Dissertation Publishing [DB/OL]roQuest Dissertation Publishing [DB/OL]. [2015-08-06]. .
[9] Hunter J.Scientific Publication Packages-A Selective Approach to the Communication and Archival of Scientific Output[J]. Journal of Digital Curation, 2006, 1(1): 3-16.
[10] Enhanced Publications [EB/OL]. [2016-10-11]. .
[11] Fink J L, Bourne P E.Reinventing Scholarly Communication for the Electronic Age[J]. CTWatch Quarterly, 2007, 3(3): 26-31.
[12] Cheung K, Hunter J, Lashtabeg A, et al.SCOPE: A Scientific Compound Object Publishing and Editing System [J]. International Journal of Digital Curation, 2008, 3(2): 4-18.
[13] Book and Collection Tag Library Version 3.0 [EB/OL]. [2016-10-11]. .
[1] Wu Zhenxin. Research on Fixity of Digital Object in Digital Preservation[J]. 现代图书情报技术, 2014, 30(11): 1-9.
[2] Ma Yumeng, Zhu Zhongming. Research on Representative Semantic Models for Linking and Organizing Digital Objects[J]. 现代图书情报技术, 2013, 29(1): 1-7.
[3] Zheng Lei, Zhu Zhongming. Research Progress of the Semantic Submission of Compound Digital Object[J]. 现代图书情报技术, 2011, 27(2): 1-7.
[4] Han Ying,Zhu Zhongming. Research Progress and Application of Contextual Metadata for Digital Object[J]. 现代图书情报技术, 2009, 25(6): 24-30.
[5] Ma Jianxia. Comparative Study of Several Standards for Compound Digital Object in Digital Repository[J]. 现代图书情报技术, 2009, 25(4): 33-39.
[6] Chen Shiji,Shi Liwen,Zuo Wenge. Research of Compound Digital Object Under e-Science Environment[J]. 现代图书情报技术, 2009, 3(2): 33-38.
[7] Shao Guowei. Implementation of Fedora-based Digital Platform for University Library[J]. 现代图书情报技术, 2009, 25(12): 73-78.
[8] Song Wen,Sun Tan,Mao Jun,Wang Fang,Zhou Jingyi,Liu Zheng. Digital Object Identifier Specification and Application for  the National Library of China[J]. 现代图书情报技术, 2008, 24(10): 1-5.
[9] He Defang,Zhang Xu. Study of the Applications of DOI in Scientific and Technical Information Sharing[J]. 现代图书情报技术, 2007, 2(8): 26-29.
[10] Lin Ying. Analysis of Fedora Architecture and Expansion of the Instance Systems[J]. 现代图书情报技术, 2005, 21(8): 12-15.
[11] Zhu Lanfang. Analysis of Database Structure and Application of Dissertation[J]. 现代图书情报技术, 2005, 21(8): 90-92.
[12] He Zhaohui,Wang Bo,Zhu Qiang. A Summarization of Hybrid Digital Object Management Systems[J]. 现代图书情报技术, 2005, 21(5): 6-14.
[13] Li Yu,Liang Na,Yang Xiaohang,Zhang Xiaolin (Compilers). Authoring Tool and User Agent Accessibility Specifications for Web Systems[J]. 现代图书情报技术, 2004, 20(10): 65-69.
[14] Zhu Xianzhong,Sun Yigang,Zhang Hongliang. Storage and Dissemination of the Digital Objects[J]. 现代图书情报技术, 2002, 18(1): 6-8.
[15] Zhang Xiaolin. Unique Identifiers for Digital Objects[J]. 现代图书情报技术, 2001, 17(3): 8-11.
  Copyright © 2016 Data Analysis and Knowledge Discovery   Tel/Fax:(010)82626611-6626,82624938