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November 11, 2019

(HighWire Press) Scholarly publishing technology provider, HighWire, today announced the appointment of Tim Bacci as President and Chief Executive Officer.

June 16, 2018

(HighWire Press) 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.

April 7, 2017

(HighWire Press) 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.

December 12, 2016

(HighWire Press) 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.

July 29, 2016

(HighWire Press) 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.

March 22, 2016

(HighWire Press) 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.

January 6, 2016

(HighWire Press) 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.

July 7, 2015

(HighWire Press) HighWire Press announced the appointment of Wendy Newsham as Director of Business Development, North America.

April 2, 2015

(HighWire Press) 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.

March 2, 2015

(HighWire Press) 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.

May 13, 2014

(HighWire Press) 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.

July 16, 2013

(HighWire Press) HighWire Press announced a strategic partnership with Tizra to extend ebook functionality and integration to the HighWire Open Platform.

March 25, 2008

(HighWire Press) 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.

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