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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."


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."


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: 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."


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." 


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."


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."