transcript enables PaperHive for its entire open access book portfolio


June 25, 2018, Berlin, Germany. Germany-based publisher transcript integrates PaperHive, a copyright-compliant scholarly collaboration network, with its newly launched publishing platform. PaperHive’s annotation, literature management, and group conversation capabilities are now enabled for all transcript open access monographs and textbooks.

The partnership focuses on increasing reader engagement with transcript’s book portfolio in a variety of fields including political science, history, and cultural studies. PaperHive’s collaboration system connects researchers to communities through discussion, stimulating conversation and provoking thought in the margins of publications.

Dr. Karin Werner, CEO of transcript, said:

“PaperHive provides us with fascinating new ways to engage our community. Helping authors to meaningfully connect with readers is of highest priority for us at transcript.”

Dr. André Gaul, CEO of PaperHive, added:

“We are excited to work with transcript. Their dedication to innovations in scholarly communication and to fostering open access publishing is an inspirational example for all academic publishers.”

Explore the transcript book Alternative Economies and Spaces discussed on PaperHive:

About transcript

transcript is one of the leading academic publishers in the German-speaking region. Its focus lies on cultural, media and social studies, as well as history, philosophy and culture management. transcript has a backlist of over 3.000 book titles and releases more than 100 editions with ca. 400 new publications in German and English per year. The company is actively advocating for scholarly communication innovations and open access publishing. For more information, please visit

About PaperHive

PaperHive is a scholarly collaboration network directly connected to publisher websites. It enables researchers and students to manage, discuss, and annotate academic literature in collaboration with their colleagues and the wider research community. PaperHive also facilitates interactive teaching, post-publication peer review, and publishers’ marketing campaigns. For more information, please visit

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