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GeoScienceWorld Launches New eBooks Platform on HighWire

22 July 2014

GeoScienceWorld (GSW) announces the release of the new GeoScienceWorld eBook Collections - ebooks.geoscienceworld.org - on the HighWire Open Platform. The new site is dedicated to the study of the earth sciences, containing books from 10 leading society publishers.

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JBJS Re-Launches on HighWire

5 June 2014

Needham, Massachusetts & Redwood City, California - 5 June 2014 -- The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc. and HighWire Press, Inc. are pleased to announce the launch of the complete suite of JBJS titles on the HighWire Open Platform: The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (jbjs.org), JBJS Case Connector, JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques, and JBJS Reviews.
 

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Stanford University’s HighWire Press receives Growth Equity Investment from Accel-KKR

30 May 2014

Stanford, CA - May 30, 2014 -- HighWire Press, a technology service provider to influential scholarly publishers and an auxiliary unit of Stanford University Libraries, announced today it has received a significant equity investment to support its strategic growth from Accel-KKR, a leading technology-focused private equity firm. The new partnership enables HighWire to further its investment in strategic initiatives and digital innovations in Internet-based publishing.

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University of California Press to partner with HighWire

10 April 2014

"University of California Press (UC Press) is pleased to announce its journal content will be hosted on the HighWire Open Platform beginning mid-2015. Speaking of the move, UC Press Director Alison Mudditt commented, "As the ways in which students and researchers consume information evolve, UC Press felt it critical to seek a long-term hosting partnership that will allow us to take full advantage of new avenues to make scholarly work accessible and relevant in an increasingly dynamic digital space of our own. We believe that our collaboration with HighWire will support us in this."

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Portland Press Ltd to move to the HighWire Open Platform

7 April 2014

"Portland Press Limited has signed an agreement to move its sector-leading journals to the HighWire Open Platform. The new journal sites will see more than 10,000 pages of research published annually and a catalogue of papers dating back 100 years hosted on HighWire by mid-2015. "After careful analysis, HighWire was identified as the best platform to take our journals forward," says Kate Baillie, Managing Director of Portland Press Ltd and Chief Executive of the Biochemical Society. "

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HighWire Releases COUNTER 4 Usage Reports

19 February 2014

 "Institutional usage reports for the publications hosted on the HighWire platform from 2014 onward include the latest COUNTER Code of Practice metrics, including new data for time-period usage, Institutional Archive Access, Journal DOI's, and Proprietary Identifiers. With this release, HighWire has developed 5 new COUNTER reports, upgraded seven of our existing reports, updated various user interfaces, and redesigned our data architecture. The revised information and format makes it easier for librarians and publishers to better understand how scholarly materials are being used."

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HighWire offers Altmetric Integrated Article Level Metrics to Publishers

13 February 2014

"HighWire Press and Altmetric LLP are pleased to announce the completion of an agreement to offer altmetrics integration to publications hosted on the HighWire Open Platform, enabling leading publications on HighWire to join prestigious publishers such as the National Academy of Sciences and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press in displaying Altmetric data beside their research articles online."

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Duke University Press Launches New Platform for eBooks

21 January 2014

"Duke University Press and HighWire Press are pleased to announce the launch of a new site for reading, searching, and sharing Duke University Press's books: http://read.dukeupress.edu. Offering more than 1,600 titles and powered by HighWire's Folio eBooks solution, the site is the new home for the e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection."

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JBJS Reviews App for iPad and iPhone now available

13 January 2014

"The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc., and HighWire Press are pleased to announce the availability of the JBJS Reviews app for iPad and iPhone, now available in the app store." 

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JBJS Product Line Migrates to HighWire

18 November 2013

 "HighWire is pleased to announce an expansion of their partnership with JBJS, Inc., with the migration of the growing suite of JBJS titles to the HighWire Open Platform. By mid-2014, The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, JBJS Case Connector, JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques, and the JBJS Archive, will sit alongside JBJS Reviews, their forthcoming journal on the HighWire platform. The highly regarded orthopaedic journals will have integrated CME and will include new designs utilizing HighWire's flexible Drupal architecture in an easy-to-read format optimized for tablet, mobile, and online usage."