Platform features

Literatum has more standard features than any other publishing platform.

Atypon’s online publishing platform handles Blogs & Newsletters

One platform. All of your content, publications, and websites.

Literatum is a customizable platform that works across your entire publishing ecosystem.

Site design & build
  • Consumerized, modern website design (UX 3.0)
  • User interface (UI) and user experience (UX) development & implementation (Page Builder)
  • Responsive and Mobile-ready
  • High Accessibility standards with WCAG 2.0, Level A compliance
  • Easy-to-use site design and build tools that allow non-technical users to add and change content on-the-go
  • Support for multiple sites, domains and subdomains
Content hosting & delivery
  • Hosting on a SaaS platform
  • Fast, secure HTTP2/S websites
  • Front-end and back-end website management tools designed for non-technical users
  • Manage pricing, offers, and discounts, and share them with customers
  • Content protection based on easily defined rules, and automatic abuse monitoring
  • Direct management of institutional IP addresses by librarian administrators themselves
  • Hosting for links to article commenting and polling systems
  • LMS integration and LTI-linking support
  • Enhanced reading experience with our eReader for PDF and EPUB
  • Automatic conversion of PDF to reflowable EPUB using the latest standards
  • Author services tools 
  • Reader collaboration tools
    • Annotation
    • Highlighting
    • Bookmarking
    • Social sharing
    • Commenting
    • Post-publication peer review
  • Built-in SEO informed by regular meetings with Google 
  • Google-specified URL structure
  • Google indexing protocols
  • Automatic Sitemap Generation to all content and formats available on your site
  • Machine-readable sites using vocabulary
  • AI-driven search, discovery and recommendations
  • Faceted and filtered search
  • Autocorrect, autofill, and query suggestions
Content management
  • Easy-to-use tools to manage back-end functionality, including content production workflow
    • Publication schedules and embargoes
    • Self-service content submission and uploading
    • Auto-validation of uploaded content
  • Automated deposits of hosted content to any third-party archive
    • Repositories
    • Registries
    • Discovery services
    • Printers
    • Resellers
    • Distributors
  • Export to citation and comment management systems 
  • Taxonomy and tagging support
  • Automated semantic tagging and keyword extraction using AI
  • DOIs for every content asset and type
  • Document histories and revision trails
  • Compliance with regulations and industry standards
  • Automated content and metadata ingestion for
    • Indexing
    • PDF Enhancements
    • TOC page creation
    • eTOC alerts and more
  • Online content editing
  • Creation of custom content types, such as
    • Blogs
    • Videos
    • Podcasts
    • Events
    • Exams / CMEs
Identity & access management
  • Multiple remote institutional access methods
    • Shibboleth & OpenAthens
    • Campus-Activated Subscriber Access (CASA) as well as on-page Universal CASA linking
    • Pairing with a personal user account
  • Simplified institutional access using ‘Seamless Access’ and ‘getFullTextResearch’
  • Multi-layered identity management
  • Flexible access management by IP address range
  • Single Sign-on with external Identity Management systems via all industry-standard access management protocols:
    • OpenID/OAuth
    • SAML
  • Social Sign-on via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media networks
  • Custom Single Sign-on (SSO) integrations
  • Out-of-the-box integration with CONNECT,  Atypon’s identity management solution for streamlined researcher access
  • Two-factor authentication for admin access
  • Abuse monitoring and protection
Marketing & sales
  • Rapid product creation
    • Curated content collections and bundles
    • Landing pages
    • Microsites
    • Individual content units (chapters, articles, etc.)
  • Ad serving on your website and within PDF and EPUB content with our eReader
  • Social network integration
  • Delivery of targeted content, advertising, and marketing offers
  • Frictionless 3DSv2-compliant eCommerce
  • Integration with all major payment service providers
  • Product offer analysis and optimization
  • Unlimited B2B and B2C sales and subscription models
Analytics & reporting
  • Queryable, COUNTER-compliant data on all Literatum user actions and transactions
  • COUNTER5 reporting service with delivery via both a SUSHI API and interactive web UI 
  • Library of 90+ out-of-the-box reports to cover common reporting requirements
  • A feature-rich and simple-to-employ reporting tool to create custom reports and share with other users
  • Scheduling facility for automating the dispatch of reports via email
  • Optional paid feature for advanced reporting capabilities, including: dashboards, custom data model elements, embedded reports, and integrations with other platforms
Third-party integration
  • Simplified integration with external services and systems, including:
    • Other websites
    • eCommerce systems
    • Subscription management systems (SMSs)
    • Association management systems (AMSs)
    • Salesforce and other CRMs
    • Ad servers
    • Electronic peer review
    • Single sign-on identity providers (SSO IdPs)
    • Learning Management Systems (LMS)
Data & physical security
  • Network connections via data center routers and IPS/IDS-capable firewalls
  • 24/7 vulnerability scanning
  • Abusive usage blocking
  • Access monitoring and intrusion detection
  • Monthly PCI-certified vulnerability scanning
  • Virus scanning for all content uploads
  • Secure email, web, and mobile device policies
  • Malicious code transmission prevention
  • Audited compliance with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS)
  • Compliance with US/EU Safe Harbor framework and US-Swiss Safe Harbor Frameworks
  • Industry-leading data encryption
  • Remote monitoring
  • Hardened data centers
  • Literatum provides the ability to be compliant with GDPR
Support for...
  • Full platform functionality to publish and monetize any content type, including:
    • Articles
    • Books
    • Databases
    • Exams / CMEs
    • Interactive HTML
    • Magazines
    • Practice guidelines
    • Streaming video
    • Blogs
    • Podcasts
  • All major publishing content, metadata, and reporting standards, including COUNTER, JATS, BITS, and ONIX
  • Any document type definition (DTD) or schema, including custom- and publisher-specific DTDs
  • Open access (OA) publications
  • Preprint servers
  • Institutional archives
  • Continuous publication workflows
  • Multilingual content, search, and discovery, including non-Latin alphabets
  • Google subscriber links
  • And more

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