Providing mutually beneficial service for authors and publishers, PubFactory strengthens author supports through strategic partnerships with Kudos and PaperHive in early 2017. Kudos provides increased and more impactful dissemination of author’s articles while PaperHive promotes rich and efficient collaboration among researchers. TrendMD also joined PubFactory’s growing list of partners. Integrating with TrendMD provides increased discoverability… Read More PubFactory partnerships in Q1 strengthen author services and increase content discoverability.
2016 has been quite the year! A year that, in general, I think we are all glad to put behind us, but one that was incredibly productive for the PubFactory team. Over the course of 2016, we made substantive changes in the way we work, grew our publisher client community, and released important enhancements across… Read More PubFactory – Winter 2017 Briefing
Lots of exciting things happened at this year’s 2016 Charleston Library Conference: “Roll with the Times, or the Times Roll Over You”. Not the least of which were two PubFactory organized events. Fitting with the theme, we hosted a Librarian Advisory Group meeting to support our publishers in making UI and UX decisions for their… Read More Rolling with the Times: PubFactory Team at 2016 Charleston Library Conference
We are excited to have brought new publishers onto the platform and strengthened some key relationships in 2016 so far. Berghahn Books moved their 38 journals from Ingenta to PubFactory. Their new PubFactory site was launched this past March 2016 after a rapid 12 week development cycle which left everyone a little breathless! Next… Read More PubFactory Gaining Momentum
Many new features were added to PubFactory in 2016 – we have highlighted a few of the more significant ones below. If you would like more information about any, please contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. CONCURRENCY The ability to control the number of concurrent users eligible to take advantage of an offer or subscription at any… Read More Features & Functionality Updates
As we move rapidly into 2016, we take a retrospective look at 2015. It was an important year for Safari and our PubFactory platform. Strategically significant milestones for us as a company and the strength of our technology included: Growing the volume of content on PubFactory to more than 30M unique publications, including articles, books,… Read More PubFactory Developments – Looking Back on 2015 and Ahead to 2016
Two months ago, I was slated to participate in a conference panel on metadata but unfortunately had to cancel. But very fortunately, Todd Carpenter, Executive Director of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO), filled in for me at the last moment. You can take a look at his slides here. The following is a brief… Read More Metadata: Why is it so essential?
Each year publishers spend countless hours crafting lengthy Requests for Proposals (RFPs) that exhaustively detail their ideal online publishing platform. There is a sense that before a platform migration can occur every aspect of the functions, features, and capabilities must be identified and explicitly defined. Yet in other market segments the approach to revising business… Read More MVP: Placing the User at the Heart of Your Business Strategy
I will contribute to a content curation panel at the Charleston Library Conference along with Will Schweitzer, Director, Product Development at theAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Michael Levine-Clark, Interim Dean and Director, University of Denver Libraries. The focus of the panel is to examine the challenge and value of content curation… Read More The Content Curation Challenge: Bringing Users to the “Right” Content…and More of It