The MIT Press Cognet Goes XML – Leverages Drupal and MarkLogic Server

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EVN Solutions today announced that The MIT Press has selected its services to create a next generation XML based Drupal site, Cognet - for cognitive scientists, leveraging EVN’s Drupal modules to connect directly to their cognitive sciences content stored on a MarkLogic Server.

EVN Solutions – developers of the MarkLogic Server Module for Drupal and MarkLogic Search and Results Module for Drupal – today announced that The MIT Press has selected its services to create a next generation XML based Drupal site leveraging EVN’s Drupal modules to connect directly to their cognitive sciences content stored on a MarkLogic Server.

With an expected launch in fall 2011, outstanding features of the Cognet 3 include:

  •     Comprehensive content storage in XML on MarkLogic Server
  •     Real-time transformation of content for display in Drupal by EVN’s Mark Logic Server Module for Drupal
  •     Content maintenance synchronized using both Drupal’s WYSIWYG toolset and MIT Press’ XML editing workflow
  •     Content Discovery using EVN’s MarkLogic Search and Results Module for Drupal

o    Basic and Advanced (metadata faceted) search
o    Categorized (tag/taxonomy based) Browse
o    Content type, issue and article browse

  •     Subscription sales for access to premium content
  •     Cognitive science community capabilities

o    User reviews, ratings, recommendations and sharing of MIT Press content
o    Connections to user Linked-In and Facebook accounts
o    User submitted content including editorial oversight and collaborative notes system
o    Rewards and recognition system for user activity
o    Citation extraction
o    Jobs and Conference board

“The MIT Press envisioned a best-of-breed, content-forward research service that leverages a central repository of its content stored in XML for CogNet 3. EVN’s demonstrated expertise in XML, MarkLogic Server and Drupal made them an excellent choice for implementing this project.,” said Sean Costigan, Project Leader, MIT Press. “This closely links our content creation, web presentation, and content selling value chain – efficiently bringing content to market and creating a critical hub for cognitive scientists.”

“This is a challenging and exciting application of our technology to solve a business challenge” said Craig A. Miller, Senior Partner and Business Development Practice Partner with EVN Solutions. “The partnership of MIT Press’ vision and our solutions technology modules is creating an incredible experience, quickly and at reasonable expense. We are honored to help them achieve this vision.”

EVN Solutions will be present at Book Expo America at the PubWest Booth #3464 Tuesday, May 24th through Thursday, May 26th at the Javitts Center in New York City.

About EVN Solutions, LLC.

EVN Solutions creates products and services that enable publishers to focus on the art and science of publishing digitally – easily and intuitively augmenting, interfacing and transitioning to agile XML content with EVN’s experience and expertise. The company provides end-to-end solutions for publishers, from rapid custom and semi-custom system deployment on the MarkLogic Server to conversion of content into agile XML models and XML 1st workflows. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, the company is privately held. For more information about EVN Solution’s products, modules and services, please visit our website at

About MIT Press

One of the largest American university presses, the MIT Press is based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and publishes scholarly, professional and general interest books and journals in science, social science and the humanities. The MIT Press is a major publisher in the fields of architecture and contemporary art, cognitive science, computing, economics, environmental studies, international affairs, linguistics, neuroscience, new media and game studies, politics, and science and technology studies. MIT Press publications support both the advancement of knowledge and its useful synthesis: they range from foundational works in our major subject areas to research and scholarship at the leading edges of those fields.

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Media Contacts:

For EVN Solutions:
Craig A. Miller

For MIT Press
Sean S. Costigan


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