Press Releases

News and Events


EMBO Press to Launch on the HighWire Open Platform

30 October 2013

"EMBO announces the launch of a new publishing platform in partnership with HighWire Press. The announcement coincides with a new partnership with HighWire and an expanded publishing agreement with Wiley. "We want to have a platform that supports technological responsiveness and high-level support," said Bernd Pulverer, Head of Scientific Publications at EMBO. "Access to the Drupal tools integrated into the HighWire Press Open Platform creates new possibilities for innovation in areas like data presentation, semantic interlinking, article level metrics and mobile web interfaces."

OpenGeoSci, map-based discovery platform, launches on HighWire

28 October 2013

"GSW launches OpenGeoSci (, a free, map-based discovery interface providing geographic searching for more than 300,000 maps, cross-sections, charts, tables, and other high-value content from GeoScienceWorld (GSW) publications. The advanced technology behind OpenGeoSci is built and hosted by HighWire Press incorporating a design from iFactory. Using a combination of search terms, map locations, and a choice of filters, results take users directly to data within the displayed articles, speeding the research process and exposing a broad audience to a variety vetted resources."


HighWire Debuts Folio eBooks Product at Frankfurt Book Fair

8 October 2013

"HighWire Press is pleased to announce the launch of Folio, its new eBooks product, showcasing the library release of the e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection. Built on the HighWire Open Platform, Folio is a flexible ebook solution designed for publishers to rapidly bring their books online. Key components of the product include a publisher home page, an informative book landing page and a user-friendly e-reader view."


Choice Reviews Online Launches on HighWire

30 July 2013

"HighWire and CHOICE, a publishing unit of the ACRL, are pleased to announce the launch of Choice Reviews Online: Version 3.0 on the HighWire Open Platform. The newest and most sophisticated version of CHOICE's popular discovery and reference tool, CRO3 ( includes a comprehensive collection of reviews and other timely editorial content from the CHOICE editors."


HighWire Expands eBook Integration with Tizra Partnership

16 July 2013

"HighWire announces a strategic partnership with Tizra to extend ebook functionality and integration: "We considered many alternatives before selecting Tizra," said Tom Rump, HighWire's Managing Director, "but concluded that their nimble ebook tools best complemented the HighWire Open Platform, helping us expand our focus on discoverability and creating the most intuitive user experience."


BJS to Launch New Reviews Site on HighWire Platform

4 June 2013

"The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, Inc, is pleased to announce a renewed partnership with Stanford University's HighWire Press, as host to the new monthly JBJS Reviews online journal, launching this autumn."


GeoScienceWorld Selects HighWire for New eBooks Platform

30 May 2013

"GeoScienceWorld (GSW) and HighWire Press today announced a significant expansion of their journals partnership through a new integrated eBooks platform built on the HighWire Open Platform. The GSW eBooks Collections, devoted to the study of the earth sciences will include more than 1,000 scholarly titles at launch with library-preferred purchasing and access models and the latest technologies from HighWire, including mobile access, faceted and map-based searching, metadata-driven content recommendations, and social sharing tools. "


HighWire to host British Journal of General Practice

1 May 2013

"The Royal College of General Practitioners and HighWire Press are pleased to announce a strategic agreement to develop and host the British Journal of General Practice (BJGP) on the HighWire Open Platform. The BJGP is one of the world's most highly cited, peer‐reviewed journals of general practice and primary health care."


ADHA launches Journal of Dental Hygiene on HighWire

16 April 2013

"The American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) is pleased to announce that the Journal of Dental Hygiene (JDH), the premier, peer‐reviewed scientific research publication for dental hygienists, has launched on the HighWire Open Platform."


Project MUSE Partners with HighWire

3 April 2013

"The Johns Hopkins University Press (JHUP) has reached an agreement with Stanford University's HighWire Press to transition to the HighWire Open Platform as the new digital hosting and delivery platform for Project MUSE, a leading provider of digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community."