American College of Cardiology Journals Returning to Highwire Press Publishing Platform
Note: The Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) (and other publications from the American College of Cardiology utilized the Highwire platform fr0m 2005-2012 when they moved to to the Silverchair platform. Today, news of their upcoming return to HighWire along with the launch of a new OA journal coming in 2016.
From Highwire Press:
HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to influential scholarly publishers and societies, is partnering with the American College of Cardiology to host their online research content.
The ACC will move their flagship journal, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), as well as four other established journals, JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, JACC: Heart Failure, and JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology back to the HighWire Open Platform in the coming months.
A new open access title, JACC: Basic Translational Research, is already in development and will launch on HighWire in early 2016.
“We look forward to the opportunity to develop new ideas with HighWire’s innovative technology,” said Kim Murphy, Publishing Director at American College of Cardiology. “HighWire is a trusted partner; we were very impressed with the depth of content, connections and transparency conveyed at this year’s HighWire publishers’ meetings.”“We are very pleased to welcome ACC back to the HighWire community,” said Dan Filby, HighWire’s CEO. “The College is strategically focused on increasing member engagement and enhancing the reader experience and the HighWire team is committed to helping them reach their goals.”
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