XSPA was established by academic societies, printing firms, and individuals to promote the use of XML in
scholarly publishing. Its planned activities are as follows.
- ・Supporting publishers and typesetters to implement XML typesetting, by referring XML tools, and workshops
- ・Advocating importance of XML in scholarly publishing to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, and Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, and other organizations.
- ・Developing XML guidelines for Japanese language documents, especially by working with JATS, J-STAGE, etc.
- ・Promoting XML in scholarly publishing in various ways.
XSPA was established on June 28, 2012.
President: Soichi Tokizane, Univ. of Tokyo
Board of Directors
|Hidehiko Nakanishi||Nakanishi Printing Co., Ltd.|
|Tsunetoshi Komiyama||Komiyama Printing Co., Ltd.|
|Tatsuro Masuda||Letterpress Co., Ltd.|
|Mami Matsuda||Japan Medical Abstracts Society|
|Yoshiyuki Miyagawa||Japan Science and Technology Agency|
|Kagehito Yamaoka||SANBI PRINTING Co.,Ltd.|