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HighWire delivers new Circulation website for American Heart Association

8 July 2016

HighWire Press Inc. is pleased to announce the newly redesigned American Heart Association’s (AHA) Circulation publication site. The site features a contemporary and responsive design which provides a consistent and adaptable reader experience across all devices.

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John Corkery and Andy Gardner join HighWire as Sales Directors

8 July 2016

HighWire Press, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of John Corkery and Andy Gardner in the roles of Senior Sales Directors for North America reporting in to Wendy Newsham, VP North American Sales. 

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High Calibre Trainees Selected for HighWire Academy

13 May 2016

A group of 18 high calibre trainees have been selected to undertake an intensive software engineering training programme at South Eastern Regional College (SERC) of Northern Ireland following the launch of the HighWire Academy. The HighWire Academy is a challenging five-week training programme focusing on the development of level three ICT and key development skills with a strong focus on Drupal, PHP, open source content management systems, and Linux.

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HighWire Press Welcomes Tracy Capaldi-Drewett as new VP, EMEA Sales and Global Marketing

10 May 2016

HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to influential scholarly publishers and societies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracy Capaldi-Drewett as Vice President, EMEA Sales and Global Marketing, a newly created position on its executive team.

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Over twenty publishers use HighWire’s Impact Vizor for faster, easier ‘evidenced-based’ publishing insights

5 May 2016

Twenty-one publishers now use Impact Vizor by HighWire Press, a suite of interactive, visualized analytics viewers which launched in August 2015. Impact Vizor was an ALPSP 2015 Award for Innovation in Publishing finalist. Today publishers use the seven dashboards in Impact Vizor to visualize, analyze and compare editorial programs for rapid insights. HighWire developed the tools with critical input from several publishers. At the HighWire Community meeting recently held at Stanford, publishers shared several ways they use Impact Vizor to evaluate and develop their publishing programs.

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GeoScienceWorld Launches New, Fully Integrated Website

26 April 2016

GeoScienceWorld (GSW) and HighWire Press, Inc. are pleased to announce the launch of GSW’s new, modern, and fully integrated website. GeoScienceWorld.org now provides a single source for affordable access to top quality Earth science content from leading society publishers including eJournals, eBooks and GeoRef. In developing the new site with HighWire Press, GSW has prioritized the needs of its users, making the site navigation intuitive and optimizing its search functionality. 

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HighWire Press Opens New European Office, Adding 74 New Positions

18 March 2016

Belfast office will lead global technology innovation and customer support for Europe

HighWire Press, Inc., the leading publishing technology platform provider for renowned scholarly publishers and societies, announced today it will open a new office in Belfast, Northern Ireland, adding 74 full time employees over a three-year period. The announcement was made at a meeting with Northern Ireland's First Minister, Arlene Foster, and Deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness, held at Stanford University.

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HighWire Press launches integration with Peer Review Evaluation Service for Science journals

15 March 2016

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) announced that all journals in the Science family, including Science, Science Translational Medicine, Science Signaling, and Science Advances, now feature the PRE "badge" on articles published in 2016 and beyond. By clicking the badge, readers can quickly see detailed information about the peer-review process, including the number of reviewers and rounds of review.

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University of California Press joins 20+ HighWire Publishers in Sales Representation Partnership with Dragonfly Sales and Marketing

1 March 2016

REDWOOD CITY, CA (MARCH 1, 2016) – HighWire Press, Inc. and Dragonfly Sales and Marketing are pleased to announce the inclusion of the journals of the University of California Press to their worldwide library sales offering. Dragonfly also represents the Independent Scholarly Publishers Group (ISPG), a community of over twenty publishers with journals hosted on the HighWire Press platform.

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HighWire Adds CHORUS to Support Publishers and Authors

9 February 2016

CHORUS integration with the HighWire Open Platform streamlines compliance with US funder mandates and increases visibility of published articles reporting on funded research