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Simplified publishing with SciFlow Publish

With SciFlow Publish, we want to make publishing easy and accessible. Independent of significant investments, writers and publishers get an XML publishing workflow that does not require any installations.

We simplify the digitization of publication workflows


Minimize investment costs for publication workflows

Currently, anyone who wants to digitize their publication workflow usually has to shell out a lot of money. Professional software (such as XML editing and content management systems) and personnel with the corresponding expertise often cannot be paid for. SciFlow Publish offers a cost-effective alternative.


Easy collaboration between all parties

Writing and collaboration between author and editor are easy and clear thanks to joint work on a document. Collaboration eliminates the need to exchange file versions via e-mail.


Less time required due to automatic formatting

Most publications are written in MS Word, where the formatting is complex and therefore not consistently applied by many authors. This results in an increased effort for the proofreading department to compensate for these errors. SciFlow takes care of the formatting automatically.

SciFlow Publish enables media-neutral publishing


Easy collaboration between writer & editor

Writing and editing take place on a shared platform. If the manuscript was not written with SciFlow, you can import it.


Convenient text enrichment without an XML editor

Metadata, glossary entries, or links to external content (e.g., videos) directly occur in SciFlow. No additional XML editor is required.


Focus on the essentials

SciFlow takes care of formatting, saving, versioning, and spell checking. Writers and editors can thus concentrate even more on the content. If desired, Books on Demand can provide optional services for authors and support publication distribution.


Worthwhile from the first publication

We offer an XML publishing workflow out-of-the-box. SciFlow Publish is worthwhile from the first publication, as no complex software installation and maintenance are required.


Standards connect to existing XML workflows

You can also use individual parts for your workflow. If, for example, the main aim is to improve the writing process, you can link later production steps via standards (e.g., DocBook).


The right solution for everyone

Whether it's editing, production, or a completely different point in the publication process, use SciFlow Publish according to your needs. You take exactly what you need and thus profitably supplement your existing work.

A more straightforward process for all parties involved


Connection to existing workflows and low-threshold entry

  • Comfortable enrichment of the text without an XML editor
  • Metadata, glossary entries, or linking to external content take place directly in SciFlow
  • Connection to existing XML workflows via standards
  • Mapping of individual parts of the workflow (e.g., improving the writing process with further production steps via standards such as DocBook).
  • Low-threshold entry as a cloud application

Copy Editing

Always get the proper format and make corrections in the latest version

  • Documents are immediately delivered in the correct format
  • Corrections are possible directly in the document
  • No documents need to be sent by mail
  • You can conveniently track all text changes via change tracking (available end of 2021)
  • You can use comments to leave remarks and questions that you then can discuss directly in the document

OS-APS: Open Source Academic Publishing Suite

SciFlow Publish is based on the open-source project OS-APS and enables XML-based workflows for media-neutral publishing (e.g., for open access publications). Together with FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg and MLU Halle-Wittenberg, we are working on this BMBF-funded project.

You can find more information about the project at

Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Join our pilot project

We are currently looking for institutions and publishers who would like to pilot SciFlow Publish with us. If you are interested, please send us a request using the form below. We will then contact you to discuss whether a pilot is an option.

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