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HighWire Press announces new Usage Vizor publishing analytics tool

29 July 2016

Vizor Suite adds tools to provide publishers with new insight into how research is used

Building on the success of Impact Vizor and extensive feedback from the publishing community, HighWire Press today launches Usage Vizor, a new visual analytics and reporting tool for publishers.

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John Sack, HighWire Press to host Keith Gigliello, American Society of Hematology, in first webinar on article-level insights and strategic publishing decisions

25 July 2016

John Sack and Keith Gigliello discuss delivering the answers to questions that publishing teams and editorial boards ask and what curiosity can uncover with article level metrics in a webinar on August 9.

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bioRxiv Explained: Tracy Capaldi-Drewett talks to John R. Inglis. Executive Director of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press

21 July 2016

1.          What is bioRxiv?  

bioRxiv is Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s not-for-profit preprint service.  A preprint is a complete but unpublished manuscript yet to be certified by peer review. bioRxiv makes preprints in biomedicine freely and immediately available online, with DOIs that make them citable and discoverable. 

2.         What’s the demand for a service of this kind?

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HighWire boosts customer performance with three key hires

21 July 2016

Following the opening remarks by HighWire Press, Inc. CEO, Dan Filby at the Spring HighWire Publishers’ Meeting, the HighWire leadership team has been further strengthened by the appointment of three key individuals: John Doherty, Director Technical Support; Andre Kvaternik, Senior Director Professional Services; and Rob Smyth, Director of Engineering Quality Assurance. 

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Institutional Investor Journals Selects HighWire as a Strategic Business Partner for Hosting Journal Content

20 July 2016

Institutional Investor Journals (IIJ) has selected HighWire Press, Inc., to host their entire list of 15 journals on the JCore platform. IIJ’s publications serve the institutional investment community, providing access to research and findings from the world’s leading experts in the field.

HighWire in the news: Highflying HighWire Academy graduates set for a bright future

13 July 2016

On June 3, 2016, eighteen students graduated from the first Department for the Economy HighWire Academy. The five week Academy trained the graduates in the skills and knowledge to be necessary for software development roles within HighWire.

HighWire speaking engagements: ISMTE 2016

13 July 2016

Abhinav Mittal, Vice President of Engineering will be one of the guest speakers at this year’s ISMTE conference. Abhinav will be presenting on the topic of: "Online Security Risks in Academic Publishing” on Friday August 12. 

To book your place on the conference and to find out more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/29L9lZx

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HighWire in the news: A profile of the Belfast team

12 July 2016

The leadership team in Belfast - Rob Smyth, Director of Engineering, QA and John Doherty, Director of Technical Support, were recently interviewed by SyncNI magazine. The article aimed to find out more about HighWire, the vision behind the move to Northern Ireland, and to profile Rob and John. 

To read more, click here: http://bit.ly/2a5ja22

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HighWire continues to invest in executive operational talent

11 July 2016

The leadership team at HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to influential scholarly publishers and societies, has been further strengthened by the appointment of Russ Keefe, Chief Financial Officer.

The new appointment demonstrates HighWire’s commitment to quality, operational excellence; and demonstrates the continued long-term investment in the HighWire team by Accel-KKR and Stanford University.

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HighWire customers can look forward to increased strategic value following key hire

11 July 2016

The leadership team at HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to influential scholarly publishers and societies, has been further strengthened by the appointment of Jim Longo, Vice President of Product Management.

The new appointment shows HighWire’s commitment to providing outstanding customer experience by delivering operational excellence and also demonstrate the long-term investment in the HighWire team by Accel-KKR and Stanford University.