Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive

November 11, 2019

HighWire Press. HighWire names Tim Bacci President and CEO. Scholarly publishing technology provider, HighWire, today announced the appointment of Tim Bacci as President and Chief Executive Officer. [Full Announcement].

June 16, 2018

HighWire Press. HighWire leads industry rollout of Universal CASA, in partnership with Google Scholar. 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 Access’ service (Universal CASA) in cooperation with Google Scholar. All content published through HighWire’s Intelligent Publishing Platform will be compatible with Universal CASA - meaning researchers can access the content any time, anywhere, from any device and any source. [Full Announcement].

April 7, 2017

HighWire Press. HighWire partners with Hypothesis to integrate annotation across publications. HighWire Press and Hypothesis announce a partnership which adds open annotation capability to over 3,000 journals, books, reference works, and proceedings published on HighWire's JCore platform. [Full Announcement].

December 12, 2016

HighWire Press. HighWire Press acquires Semantico. 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 products that leverage industry best practices. [Full Announcement].

July 29, 2016

HighWire Press. HighWire Press announces new Usage Vizor publishing analytics tool. 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. [Full Announcement].

March 22, 2016

HighWire Press. HighWire Press Opens New European Office, Adding 74 New Positions. HighWire Press announced it will open a new office in Belfast, Northern Ireland, adding 74 full time employees over a three-year period. The announcement was made at a meeting with Northern Ireland's First Minister, Arlene Foster, and Deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness, held at Stanford University. [Full Announcement].

January 6, 2016

HighWire Press. HighWire joins CHORUS, supporting publishers' efforts to facilitate public access to federally funded research. HighWire Press, the leading technology platform and strategic partner to influential scholarly publishers and societies, is pleased to announce its participation as an affiliate member of CHORUS. [Full Announcement].

July 7, 2015

HighWire Press. HighWire Welcomes Wendy Newsham as Director of Business Development, North America. HighWire Press announced the appointment of Wendy Newsham as Director of Business Development, North America. [Full Announcement].

April 2, 2015

HighWire Press. HighWire launches Stackly. HighWire Press, the leading technology platform and strategic partner to influential scholarly publishers and societies, is pleased to announce the launch of its latest product, Stackly (, a web-based toolset for content collection, organization, storage, and peer-to-peer collaboration. [Full Announcement].

March 2, 2015

HighWire Press. HighWire appoints Dan Filby, CEO. HighWire Press announced the appointment of Dan Filby as Chief Executive Officer. Dan will lead HighWire through its next phase of growth and will be focused on operational excellence, customer service and thought leadership in the publishing technology industry. [Full Announcement].

May 13, 2014

HighWire Press. Stanford University’s HighWire Press receives Growth Equity Investment from Accel-KKR. HighWire Press, a technology service provider to influential scholarly publishers and an auxiliary unit of Stanford University Libraries, announced 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 and digital innovations in Internet-based publishing. [Full Announcement].

July 16, 2013

HighWire Press. HighWire Expands eBook Integration with Tizra Partnership. HighWire Press announced a strategic partnership with Tizra to extend ebook functionality and integration to the HighWire Open Platform. [Full Announcement].

March 25, 2008

HighWire Press. HighWire Press launches its new ePublishing platform, H2O. HighWire Press, the preeminent online technology provider for over 140 publishers, is proud to announce the release of its new electronic publishing platform, H2O. HighWire has rebuilt its platform from the bottom up, creating a standards-based hosting solution that embraces the new vision of Publishing 2.0. [Full Announcement].