eLegisPub is an end-to-end, web-based platform for the publication of legal texts.
Using our innovative, user-friendly platform, all publication offices can greatly benefit from a fully computerised publication workflow covering the entire lifecycle of publication services. From planning and processing to creation and editing, from translations and multi-level approvals to publication and distribution, eLegisPub is your trusted companion to help enhancing your productivity.
An end-to-end publication workflow based on a legislation action plan
The web-based, what-you-see-is-what-you-get editor approach
Drafting process of a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council
eLegisPub is built around mature, worldwide standards. Dissemination output can be produced in a variety of export formats, including HTML, PDF/A, PDF/X, XML, and DOCX. At its core, eLegisPub embraces the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) recommendation for structured legal texts, namely Akoma Ntoso (AKN). Although AKN is a complex XML-based format, eLegisPub’s innovative what-you-see-is-what-you-get web-based text editor approach, allows users to draft texts in a familiar, word-processor-like interface. Legal authors, reviewers and approvers of eLegisPub can become productive in a matter of just a few hours.
We understand that not all publication offices operate in the same way, so our platform is created with modularity in mind. Following a pick-n-mix approach, your organisation is empowered to use its existing workflows and tools, opting to integrate only the eLegisPub modules adequate to enhance specific parts or processes.
eLegisPub provides a plethora of high-end, comprehensive, and advanced features such as:
Planning and processing services
A legislative action-plan can be created dynamically by processes comprising a dynamic set of tasks to support the legislative workflow of creating, drafting and publishing legal documents and texts. All tasks generated as part of your workflow can be assigned to a user role, to an organisation or to both. Your dynamic publication workflow could never be made easier.
Drafting and versioning services
eLegisPub allows you to speed up the creation of your initial draft by choosing one of the premade dynamic templates, properly grouped by the underlying legal text type. According to the selected template, the editor automatically follows the semantic mark-up structure of the legal text providing suggestion for inserting new pieces of text via a dynamic toolbox. All changes in a document are closely monitored by a powerful versioning system, allowing authors to keep track of changes and revert to previous versions when necessary.
eLegisPub supports the drafting and publication of multilingual versions with check-in and check-out functionality individually tracked for each language version. Each linguistic version comes with its own, individual versioning protection and tracking.
Transformation and publication services
When preparing your final material for dissemination, eLegisPub provides a series of automated conformance tests. Such tests include checking the structure and consistency of the metadata as well as conformance to the AKN standard. In addition, one or more manual checks can be automatically created and assigned to the designated people of your organization for manual review and final acceptance.
In addition to the final dissemination media, eLegisPub also exports a variety of JSON-based lists that can be leveraged by third-party dissemination systems. Such lists contain daily, weekly, monthly and yearly views including published document together with their assorted metadata.