Highwire launches Folio, a new ebook product

October 11th, 2013 · Comments Off

Highwire announced the launch of Folio, a new eBooks product, this past week during the Frankfurt Book Fair.  Folio is built on the Highwire Open platform.  According to the press release, “Folio is a flexible ebook solution designed for publishers to rapidly bring their books online. Key components of the product include a publisher home […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Press Releases · Publishing · University Press · Vendor News

SAGE Journals now in mobile-optimized format

February 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off

From a SAGE press release: Los Angeles, CA (February 2, 2012) SAGE’s entire online journal collection is now available in a mobile-optimized format with the help of HighWire Press’ Mobile Web Interface. Visitors to one of the more than 640 SAGE journal sites using their iPhones, Androids or other smartphones are automatically redirected to the […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Interfaces/Platforms · Mobile Devices · Press Releases · Vendor News

Librarians speak up about Ebooks – HighWire Press Survey Results

March 4th, 2010 · Comments Off

It’s a popular day for releasing survey results it seems.  Earlier we got Aptara’s results from a publisher survey on eBooks and now HighWire has released a survey on eBooks based on librarian input.  The result are in the full report. According to HighWire, the report espouses some familiar and consistent themes: Simplicity and ease […]

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Tags: Business Models/Pricing · Discovery · DRM · Formats · Surveys/Statistics