HighWire Press and PaperHive partner to enable research annotation and collaboration workflows


September 19, 2017, Los Gatos, California, USA – HighWire Press is delighted to announce its partnership with PaperHive, a market-leading annotation system and copyright-compliant collaborative research platform.  HighWire offers streamlined integration of PaperHive to world-leading publishers who want to drive reader engagement and improve research workflows.

“PaperHive’s technology supports collaboration at an impressive scale. Over a thousand comments may be contributed on a document of any length, from a ten page journal article to a 500 page book,” said Dan Filby, CEO at HighWire.

More than a comment feature, PaperHive offers private and public collaborative reading and communication workflows for the research community.  PaperHive helps teams discuss research, manage multiple projects, and create shared article libraries. Communication about research articles can move out of emails to a richer online experience.

Editor and author updates can attract new and returning readers to publications.  Deep links to any text passage, citable annotations, and the ability to follow articles encourage readers to revisit publications. Downloads and sharing on PaperHive are COUNTER-compliant and automatically registered on the publisher’s platform.  HighWire and PaperHive support annotation standards defined by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the standards body for the Web, enabling the export of annotations via API or manually in a standard format.

“HighWire has a strong track record of investing in integrations to increase discoverability. We look forward to collaborating with HighWire and publishers through this partnership to improve research communication workflows and support product innovation,” said Dr. André Gaul, CEO of PaperHive.


About HighWire Press

HighWire Press, Inc., premier platform provider for world-leading scholarly publishers and societies, offers essential online publishing solutions to develop and deliver research publications and online learning products for academic and research communities. With global offices, HighWire provides strategic consulting, professional services, and innovative open platform technologies to publishers and professional associations around the world.

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Media Contacts

Alexander Naydenov, alex@paperhive.org | Tracy Capaldi-Drewett, tdrewett@highwirepress.com