(Stanford, CA & Providence, RI, 16July 2013) HighWire Press, the leading ePublishing platform for scholarly publishers has a strategic artnership with Tizra to extend eBook functionality and integration to the HighWire Open Platform.
“HighWire provides an advanced digital publishing platform to help industry‐leading scholarly publishers innovate and thrive,” said Tom Rump, Managing Director of HighWire. “We considered many alternatives before selecting Tizra, but concluded that their nimble book tools best complemented the HighWire Open Platform, helping us expand our focus on discoverability and creating the most intuitive user experience.”
“Discovery in the ebook environment goes beyond search – it is the end to end path that a reader takes in finding, assessing, and making a decision to invest in a book, whether that investment is time or money,” noted Tara Robenalt, Director of Product Management at HighWire. “With the addition of Tizra’s eBook reader features, HighWire publishers can lend books alongside their eJournals, offering an integrated cross‐content solution that falls into the reader’s natural workflow.” More here: http://highwire.stanford.edu.