Tag Archives: HighWire Press

HighWire’s Rejected Article Tracker granted US patent

(25 Apr 2019) Scholarly publishing technology provider, HighWire, has been issued a patent for the algorithm and design which underlies the HighWire Vizor Rejected Article Tracker. Granted on April 9 2019 by the United States Patent Office, the algorithm was developed by John Sack as lead inventor, working with a number of co-inventor colleagues, to […]


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Cochrane Library: an improved online platform to guide health decision-making across the world

(8 August 2018) Cochrane is a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers, and people interested in health. Cochrane contributors and groups produce high-quality systematic reviews, which collate and summarize the best available evidence on the effects of interventions, to inform decisions about health. The new online platform, designed in collaboration with Cochrane’s publisher […]


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HighWire leads industry rollout of Universal CASA, in partnership with Google Scholar

Building on last year’s CASA launch, Universal CASA means researchers can access content any time, anywhere, from any device and any source (11 June 2018, Los Gatos, CA) HighWire, the technology partner of choice for leading commercial and scholarly publishers, has become the first systems supplier to roll out the new ‘Universal Campus Activated Subscriber […]


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HighWire Press adds CASA to eliminate barriers to off-campus and mobile access to subscriptions

(13 September 2017) HighWire Press, Inc., the strategic partner and platform provider for world-leading scholarly publishers and societies, announces the platform-wide rollout of Campus-Activated Subscriber Access (CASA) on its Intelligent Platform, in cooperation with Google Scholar. CASA enables seamless off-campus and mobile access to subscribed scholarly content. With CASA, off-campus and mobile users may access […]


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Peer Review Evaluation (PRE) and HighWire Press partner to increase transparency for peer review

(12 June 2017, Los Gatos, Calif.) HighWire Press announces a partnership with Peer Review Evaluation (PRE) to offer turn-key integration of PRE, a transparency service from AAAS that improves the visibility of the peer review process. To mark this partnership and help publishers illustrate the integrity of their peer review process, PRE will cover any […]


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HighWire Press acquires Semantico

(12 December 2016)   Scholarly publishing company HighWire Press today announced its acquisition of Semantico, a privately held provider of technology and services for the scholarly publishing market. This acquisition will bring HighWire an increased capacity for technological innovation; a strong team that further expands its already broad publishing expertise; and a powerful combination of best-of-breed […]


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Strategic partnership delivers results for HighWire customers and readers

(9 September 2016, ­Redwood City, CA)  HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to scholarly publishers and societies, announced today initial success of its partnership with TrendMD. The TrendMD content recommendation widget has delivered over 1.36 million additional article views to HighWire publishers, attracting over 272,000 new readers across 156 journals on […]


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HighWire Press announces new Usage Vizor publishing analytics tool

(29 July 2016, ­Redwood City, CA) 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. Designed to provide publishers with insights into how research is being used at both the article- and category-level, Usage Vizor […]


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Impact is not just a “Factor”: Seeing the different facets of research resonance

(25 July 2016) John Sack of the HighWire Press adds to the ‘impact’ debate  by describing “resonance”. He notes that resonance facets include: research resonance – which readers largely agree is legitimately measured by citations; reader resonance – which can be measured by usage (downloads or views, for example) or some scholarly altmetrics; societal resonance – which can be […]


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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 […]


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HighWire and TrendMD partner to offer better research discoverability to millions of readers

Personalized article recommendations reach 16 million engaged readers each month across rapidly growing network of scholarly publications (3 February 2016) HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to scholarly publishers and societies, and TrendMD, the world’s leading scholarly content discoverability recommendation engine, announce a technology partnership to increase research discoverability to millions […]


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Lens, pioneered by eLife, to be piloted by six additional publishers on HighWire

  (6 November 2014, Cambridge, UK & Redwood City, CA, USA) Lens, an open-source tool introduced by eLife to make reading articles online easier, is being piloted in journals from six publishers on the HighWire platform. The Journal of Biological Chemistry, The Plant Cell, Journal of Lipid Research, and mBio® are among the journals introducing […]


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HighWire Press receives growth equity investment from Accel-KKR

(30 May 2014, Stanford, CA)  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 strategic initiatives […]


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HighWire offers Altmetric integrated article level metrics to publishers

(Stanford, CA & London, UK, 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. This new agreement will enable leading publications on HighWire to join prestigious publishers such as the National Academy of Sciences and […]


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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: read.dukeupress.edu. Offering more than 1,600 titles and powered by the Folio eBooks solution, the site is the new home for the e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection, available to […]


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