Manipal Digital Systems (MDS) forges partnerships with book publishers that enables them to focus on content creation and marketing while we handle their production and technology needs. Our team offers end-to-end design and layout services to book publishers. MDS has an experienced editorial team that arrange, co-ordinate and manage all aspects of book production from manuscript through to 'pass for print' or PDF files for the internet. This production service specifically addresses the needs of book publishing companies that outsource their production.
Book publishers benefit from the MDS's printing expertise when designing and producing books. This knowledge, combined with project and process management reduce steps during book production while optimizing workflows and quality. All books are assembled 100% digitally. This enables us to use the latest developments in printing technology which reduces the customers overall cost while improving the quality and turn around time of each finished book. Digital files can also be easily converted for other uses such as website use.
MDS provides all the services to develop books and publications from manuscript, through all the stages of production, to printing and distribution. Some of the book publishing services we offer book publishers are as follows:
- XML & HTML Digital Conversion from printed books
- Editorial Project Management – from manuscript to print & internet
- Copy-Editing & Proofreading
- Jacket/Cover Design
- Book Scanning
- Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
- Journal Production
- Text Design
- PDF Creation
- Art, Illustrations, Figure Drawing
- Catalog Design and Production
- Formatting Authors’ Disks for various media - print, web, emedia, dvd, etc.
- Scanning of Illustrations
- Preparation & manipulation of photographs, art, & tables
- Leaflet design and production
- Internet Publishing
- CD & DVD Production
- Printing and Binding Services
We draw upon a team of copy editors, proof readers, and designers in delivering the highest quality of service for our book publishing customers.
We can offer services for a portion of your book production workflow or provide end-to-end services that fulfill all your book production needs. We work based on your instructions. Although we handle all the work, you remain in total control of the project. Please contact us at Sales@ManipalSystems.com for more information.