Looking for a free text converter? Look no more, upload your FictionBook2 e-book files and convert them to Journal Article Tag Suite XML files. Yes, it’s that easy.
Converting from FictionBook2 e-book
FictionBook is an open (nice!) XML-based e-book format, that’s pretty popular in Russia. The format doesn’t specify the appearance of the document, it describes it’s structure. There are special tags for epigraphs, verses, quotations and a few more. It also contains the ebook metadata (author name, title, publisher) and is great for automatic processing and indexing. And the best thing: It’s DRM-free. In contrast to ePub it’s a single XML file, even images are embedded (as Base64). That’s how e-books should work I guess. If you’re wondering how e-books should not work, read a little bit about how ePub works.
The files end with
.fb2 by default.
Converting to Journal Article Tag Suite XML
The Journal Article Tag Suite (JATS) is an XML format, mostly used to describe scientific literature. The JATS provides XML elements and attributes for describing the textual and graphical content of journal articles and some non-article material such as letters, editorials, and book and product reviews. It is a technical standard developed by the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) and approved by the American National Standards Institute with the code Z39.96-2012. If you see someone on the street wearing a Z39.96-2012 T-shirt, it’s probably a big fan of JATS. Though, I’m not sure if those shirts exist. Maybe we should print those.The files end with
.xmlby default. More about Journal Article Tag Suite XML files