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eLife Lens - HW publishers meeting

eLife Lens - HW publishers meeting


Ian Mulvany

May 08, 2014


  1. Ian Mulvany - head of technology @IanMulvany i.mulvany@elifesciences.org eLife Lens

    Highwire publishers meeting May 2014
  2. Why did we build Lens?

  3. Articles online are designed with print constraints HTML can do

    things print can’t
  4. None
  5. How did we build Lens?

  6. Ivan Grubisic Michael Aufreiter Graham Nott Concept, prototype testing, development

    front end, javascript, interface, development xml workflows and back end, image processing
  7. None
  8. None
  9. What does it do?

  10. None
  11. Demo

  12. How does it do that?

  13. In NLM XML most links are one-way

  14. In Lens-JSON we make two-way links explicit

  15. XML JSON HTML This conversion happens in the browser, client

    side, no server needed!!
  16. How can you deploy it?

  17. 1 - Call the Javascript 2 - Point it at

    your XML file
  18. EJP zip AWS EC2 AWS S3 article xml AWS S3

    image optimisation AWS S3 lens index.html HW article page Amazon web services
  19. Does it work?

  20. None
  21. average time on lens article : 3:12 average time on

    html article : 3:34 need to do some more investigation, and segmentation, for me it’s an encouraging start.
  22. None
  23. What’s next?

  24. NOW NEXT Peer Review?

  25. XML JSON HTML edit in browser

  26. EJP TNQ submissions system typesetters 80% XML 80% XML +

    lens.js = Awesome reviewing experience
  27. http://substance.io/composer/

  28. Landes Biosciences, PeerJ also interested are PLOS, Dove Press and

    a project from the University of California Davis
  29. - tracking of in-lens interactions - extend lens to support

    more “resources”
  30. Finally, why is it called Lens?

  31. Altreader Anableps Glance Kaleidoscope Lens Mix Obake Panorama Panoreader PaperView

    Parallax Quarto Reader Savvy Scope Sense Spectare Telescope Vision Visum Wafer eLluminate
  32. https://vimeo.com/67254579 http://lens.elifesciences.org/manual/ Resources https://github.com/elifesciences/lens/