April 15, 2014

eLife Will Use Highwire Press Platform To Power/Host Anticipated Open Access Journal

From Highwire Press and eLife: eLife, the new funder-researcher collaboration in science communication, has selected HighWire Press as the platform for its new open‐access journal for life and biomedical science. First announced in summer 2011, eLife is a researcher-led initiative for the best in science and science communication. Backed by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, […]

Roundup: News From CrossRef, Purdue U, HighWire, EBSCO, and ebrary

1. CrossMark Update Identification Service Launches 2. BMJ Group Renews Partnership with HighWire (PDF) 3. ebrary Helps Medical Libraries Acquire E-books Strategically, Launches New Packs (PDF) 4. Purdue: University Dedicates Krannert Renovated Library 5. EBSCO Publishing Enhances E-book Offerings with 39 New Subject Sets

Interview: A Conversation with Stanford’s Highwire Press

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: In this interview, I speak [Professor Adeline Koh conducts the interview] with the Stanford HighWire Press, which functions as one of the new “printing presses” for scholarly work. Established in 1995, Highwire offers hosting space and a publishing platform for publishers and scholarly societies. HighWire provides the publishing platform […]

Milestones: HighWire Launches its 1000th Mobile Website

Congrats and kudos to the HighWire Press Team. From a HighWire Press Announcement (PDF): HighWire Press is pleased to announce the launch of its one thousandth mobile website.  This milestone was achieved in just over a year from the initial deployment of the HighWire Mobile Web product. “Since the introduction of the iPhone 3G, it […]

Semantically Enriched Scholarly Content From HighWire Press via New Partnership With TEMIS

From the Announcement: HighWire Press and TEMIS, leading provider of Semantic Content Enrichment solutions for the Enterprise, announced today they entered into a strategic technology and business partnership. Under the agreement, HighWire will integrate the full suite of Luxid software within its ePublishing Platform to provide automated content annotation, enrichment and linking to its customers. […]

Scholarly Publishing: "HighWire Introduces 5-Star Article Rating Feature on SAGE Open"

From a Highwire Press Announcement: With the recent launch of the peer-reviewed research journal, SAGE Open (www.sageopen.com), and its new, interactive article rating feature, HighWire Press demonstrates its support of independent scholarly publishers with a tool designed for Open Access publications. This new feature, 5-star article rating, gives readers the opportunity to weigh in on […]

"SAGE Journals Going Mobile with HighWire"; More Than 600 Titles Will Be Optimized For Mobile Devices

From a SAGE News Release (PDF): SAGE is pleased to announce that their entire collection of online journal sites will soon be available in a mobile-optimized format, taking advantage of the HighWire Mobile Web interface. Readers visiting a SAGE journal site on their iPhone, Android or other smartphone device will automatically be redirected to the […]