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Backed by a significant experience gained over 24 years, Integra is recognized as one of the top books publishing content services provider by many global publishers.

Integra offers a full range of services – from developmental editing to release of Print and Digital products to many of the top Academic, ELT, Higher Education, and PreK-12 publishers worldwide. To help discerning publishing houses reap the synergies of time and cost, our end-to-end project management services encompass the roles of Production Editors.

With a strong foundation in publishing technology and research and development, Integra has the necessary bandwidth, a vast repertoire of skilled personnel, and infrastructure systems to help the publishers in scaling up to the next level of success.

Integra has been handling content services for many of the world’s leading publishers in the Academic books segment. Our capabilities in this segment are backed by our 24+ years of experience in the industry on project management as well as content services. We have handled content across various complexities and disciplines throughout these years.

Services Capabilities

  • Project Management
    • Onshore (US, UK, and Japan) and Offshore (India)
    • Varied project management workflows as per specific customer needs
      • Production Editor Role
      • Full-Service Project Management
      • Production Project Management
      • Manufacturing Project Management
  • Editorial Services
    • Copy editing
    • Proofreading
    • Indexing
  • Accessibility &and Alt-Text
  • Composition
    • XML and Metadata
    • Typesetting
    • Graphics and artwork processing
    • Content Conversion

Integra has been active in offering editorial and production support for the ELT publishing segment since 2007. In response to a growing demand to outsource content services among the ELT publishing community, Integra has invested in in-house ELT specialists in the UK, developed a dedicated ELT content services delivery center in India, and has access to a large pool of ELT experts across the world.

Integra is today probably the only content services provider with in-house onshore and offshore teams implementing full-service and hybrid delivery models for ELT projects.

Services Capabilities

Content and Editorial Design Print Product Service Digital Solutions
  • Commissioning
  • Briefing
  • Content development
  • Content and copy editing
  • Proofing
  • Cold reading
  • Process editing
  • Curriculum mapping
  • Design direction
    (research and analysis)
  • Design prototype
    development
  • Sample pages and
    templates
  • Interior book design
    and layout
  • Cover design
  • Master graphic
    design development
  • Adapting the design for
    specific markets
    or customizations
  • Application of series
    design across levels
    and components
    (print and digital)
  • Layout and composition
  • Illustration
  • Realia
  • Photo research and
    text permissions
  • Rights and Permissions
  • Digital content
    development
  • Animations
  • 2D and 3D graphics
  • Augmented reality
    and Virtual reality
  • Game-based learning
  • Audio and video
  • Digital QA
  • Accessibility
    and Alt-Text

Integra has more than 20 years of experience in handling simple to complex project management, content development, design, editorial services, and production for higher education books. Set up as a dedicated practice and delivery organization, Integra has a strong in-house team of project managers and we work with a large network of independent contractors have worked with us for around two decades – on a wide variety of subjects in higher education.

Services Capabilities

Project Management Content Development Design – Cover and Interior
  • Complex Production
    Project Management
  • End-to-End (E2E)
    Project Management
  • Upstream Project
    Management
  • Editorial Project
    Management
  • Editorial Project
    Management for
    Digital Products
  • Product Concept
    and Market Research
  • Content Development
    Services
  • Digital Product
    Development
  • Content Creation
  • Supplements
  • Developmental
    Editing
  • Accessibility and
    Alt-Text
  • International
    Customization
  • Product and Market
    Analysis
  • Prototyping and
    Concept Design
  • Art style
    sheet Development
  • Page reviews
Editorial Services Composition Rights and Permissions
  • Copy Editing
  • Proofreading
  • Indexing
  • XML and Metadata
  • Graphics and Artwork
    Processing
  • Typesetting
  • Text
  • Image
  • Rich media

Integra has been offering editorial, production support, and total packager services for the PreK-12 publishing segment since 2007. With strong in-house capabilities through its onshore teams based out of the US and the UK, and a dedicated content services delivery center in India, Integra meets end-to-end content solutions needs of publishers.

With a dedicated content development and production capability established in India and access to SME’s across the world, Integra leverages its in-depth understanding of the PreK-12 publishing needs to support its clientele of global publishers with their PreK-12 publishing programs targeting the growing economies of the world as well.

Services Capabilities

Content and Editorial Design Print Product Service Digital Solutions
  • Commissioning
  • Briefing
  • Content development
  • Content and copy editing
  • Proofing
  • Cold reading
  • Process editing
  • Curriculum mapping
  • Design direction
    (research and analysis)
  • Design prototype
    development
  • Sample pages and
    templates
  • Interior book design
    and layout
  • Cover design
  • Master graphic
    design development
  • Adapting the design for
    specific markets
    or customizations
  • Application of series
    design across levels
    and components
    (print and digital)
  • Layout and composition
  • Illustration
  • Realia
  • Photo research and
    text permissions
  • Rights and Permissions
  • Digital content
    development
  • Animations
  • 2D and 3D graphics
  • Augmented reality
    and Virtual reality
  • Game-based learning
  • Audio and video
  • Digital QA
  • Accessibility
    and Alt-Text

Practice Facts

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expertise

Expertise in handling content across publishing segments : Academic, ELT, Higher Education, and PreK-12

Our project management capabilities across segments

  • Onshore
  • Offshore
    • In-house multilingual project management capabilities in French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Dutch, in addition to English

End-to-end content solutions from across the globe: In-house multilingual production capabilities in Dutch, French, German, Italian, and Spanish

Strong capabilities in XML-first production workflow across various complexities:

  • Handling more than 1.1 million pages through XML-first workflow
  • Highly efficient XML-first workflow developed for handling content through different pagination systems
    • 3B2
    • LaTeX
    • InDesign

Workflow automation and integration for increased efficiency and facilitating speed-to-market

  • iAuthor: Integra’s Collaborative collaborative authoring platform
  • iPubEdit: Integra’s NLP-based content editing tool
  • iCorrectProof: Integra’s Online online proofing system
  • iAutoPage: Integra’s content management environment
  • iAM: Integra’s Text text and photo research and permissions workflow manager
  • iLancer: Integra’s Freelancer freelancer resource admin and management platform
  • iPMP: Integra’s Project project management platform

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