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|Corbas Consulting Ltd|
|Emily Gibson and Nic Gibson|
|East Sussex, UK|
Corbas Consulting Ltd was established in 2001 by Nic Gibson and Emily
Gibson and has grown to accommodate a wide range of digital publishing
consultancy and training services. Corbas’s distinctive strengths lie in
its experience of a broad range of content and delivery types, its
ability to spot technological trends, and in its commitment to being at
the forefront of digital publishing.
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|Description (overview of services)|
Clients have called us the ‘interdisciplinary bridge’ between publishing and technology, translating the language of publishing into the manifestation of technology. Our extensive network of corporate and freelance consultants allow us to draw upon a wide expertise where necessary.
Corbas Consulting Ltd provides digital publishing consultancy and training to publishers and professional organisations who want to achieve best practices, cost savings, efficient workflow and quality digital output.
|Professional Expertise (specialisation; skills; sectors; countries & regions)|
About the directors
Emily Gibson, BA (hons), MA, Cert. Pub., Cert. IT (Open) is a director of Corbas Consulting Ltd, with fifteen years’ publishing experience, mostly in editorial, print and digital production. In addition to daily hands-on practice with XML, ePub and PDF QA, she has authored and built extensive specifications and guidelines, encompassing copyediting, XML, and production and editorial processes, for internal staff, freelancers and overseas vendors.
She is primarily focused on analysing and rationalising workflows and concepts (such as XML), and in identifying, describing and disseminating best practice. Emily is also a tutor for the Publishing Training Centre and runs digital publishing workshops and courses for editorial and production staff.
Nic Gibson has over twenty years' experience as a developer, consultant and trainer. He specialises in XML content generally in a document publishing context.
Nic's interests and experience include OPS/EPUB eBook consultancy; XML consultancy; data/content modelling and analysis and schema authoring. Nic is a member of OASIS and sits on the DocBook Publishers Technical Sub-Committee. In addition to his consulting and extensive teaching work, Nic is also an instructor for Learning Tree International and a tutor for the Publishing Training Centre.
|Previous & Current Clients|
Recent clients include:
|Meet Me At...|
Society of Indexers Annual Conference
2-4 September 2011, Keele University, Staffordshire
Nic Gibson, from Corbas Consulting: opening keynote speech on
publishing revolutions and how these could affect indexers http://c.orb.as/0025
Focus Group for National Occupational Standards for Publishing
Emily Gibson will, as an industry consultant, be attending the focus group run by Skillset to review and update the National Occupational Standards for Publishing
XML Summer School
"Introducing publishers to XML and XML to publishers"
18-23 September 2011, Oxford University
Corbas Consulting will be attending for the week and will be available to further discuss their case studies discussed in the seminar "Introducing publishers to XML and XML to publishers" XMLSS