Single Source Publishing

Single source publishing, also known as single sourcing, allows the same content to be used in different documents (deliverables) or in various formats. The labour-intensive and expensive work of editing need only be carried out once, on one document. Further transformations are carried out mechanistically, by automated tools. You may also add new output formats in the future, as your organization's needs change.

Single source publishing offers benefits in at least three areas. Their relative emphasis depends on the application and the type of information being communicated, and will influence the choice of tools used:

  • Technical publishing formats
  • Content assembly, including translation and localization
  • Different contexts of use

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