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Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Microsoft may adapt Word to the needs of scientific publishing

If you remember, Science and Nature are not accepting submissions created by Microsoft Word 2007.  Now Howard Ratner reports on Nature’s blog, Nascent, that Microsoft is meeting with scientific publishers to discuss “how Microsoft, third-party vendors and publishers can work make Word 2007 work within the STM publishing ecosystem.”