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Let us help you transform the way you produce and preserve content.

Our services are built on highly productive and efficient systems that enable you to meet deadlines, create better content, and maximize ROI. Over the last 25 years, our team of experts has helped some of the world’s largest publishers and libraries build smart solutions to address search, workflow, content quality, preservation, and more.

Digitization and Preservation

We’ve digitally captured and catalogued millions of pages of rich content for clients around the world. Preserve, present — and even monetize — your assets through robust digitization and file conversion. Nearly any input format can be transformed to digital XML/HTML, PDF, or eBook.

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Composition and Editorial

Get to market faster with Apex. We move your authored manuscript through the full production cycle including copyediting, composition, metadata enhancement, and final prepress preparation including print-ready PDF creation and e-products like ePub, Kindle, and iBook.

Digital Formatting | Typesetting | Artwork + Design | Indexing

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Content Creation

In today’s search-powered world of digital communication, your content must function strategically to gain attention. Our expert writers develop rich, relevant language to power search, engagement, and monetization. And editors polish and proofread your existing copy to move it across the finish line.

Metadata | Writing | Copyediting | Proofreading | Abstracting | Indexing | Transcription | Captioning

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Content Optimization, Search, and Access

Is your content searchable? Are your recommendations relevant? Robust metadata makes it all possible. We will create, enhance, and transform your metadata to amplify your content and make it stand out from the crowd.

  • Create original metadata and captions
  • Extract and transform existing metadata
  • Normalize metadata

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XML Workflow and Content Management Consulting

Industry leading thinkers, at your disposal.

Something in your process is broken, but you don’t know how to fix it. Bring Apex in. We have a deep understanding of publishing and make it our business to know the latest trends. Apex consultants develop agile workflow solutions that adapt to an ever-evolving industry.

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Retained Teams

Free your employees to focus on what they do best. Apex has specialized teams who can jump in to diagnose and fix the back office bottlenecks, cost centers, and pain points that are holding your organization back.

Data Manipulation | Extraction, Transformation, and Loading | In-House Metadata Tagging | Customer Support | Software Support

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