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About Silverchair

Silverchair believes that innovation can fulfill the greatest promises of scholarship. As the leading independent platform partner for scholarly and professional publishers, we serve our growing community through flexible technology and unparalleled services. We build and host websites, online products, and digital libraries for our clients’ content, enabling researchers and professionals to maximize their contributions to our world. Our vision is to help publishers thrive, evolve, and fulfill their missions.

Silverchair is positioned at the intersection of publishers, technology vendors, and industry movements, giving us a unique opportunity to convene forums of expertise, experience, and learning where we can all share and grow together. That’s why we work to intentionally foster this community through active engagement with our clients, our partners, and the industry we’re all a part of.

Learn more about our platformour company history, and our leadership.

In 2020, Silverchair launched Hum, a sister company born out of our New Product Development team. Hum is an audience intelligence platform that unifies an association or society’s digital systems (website, email marketing, learning management systems, etc.), allowing the organization to customize content for different segments of their membership and audience. (Learn more at

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Our Values

Listen & assume positive intent

Speak your mind; be honest & constructive

Solve problems with creativity & empathy

Act with integrity

Our mission is to empower creators and users of scholarly and professional knowledge to maximize their positive impact on humanity

Silverchair has adopted the C4DISC (Coalition for Diversity & Inclusion in Scholarly Communications) Joint Statement of Principles

What Clients are Saying

``If we hadn’t decided to build stronger partnerships, we wouldn’t have had the opportunity to serve libraries quickly during the COVID crisis. This is validating our decision to build our own platform together with Silverchair.” —Gabe Harp, The MIT Press
“Communication is a strength for Silverchair. Concerns and requirements are shared across the organization, which empowers publishers to make informed decisions.” —Keith T. Gigliello, Senior Manager, Digital Publications, American Society of Hematology
“Joining the Silverchair Platform gives us greater flexibility as we evolve the ways in which we present content to our communities, enhancing our service to readers and authors.” —Claire Moulton, Publisher, The Company of Biologists
“Our first priority is to serve the scientific community, and the Silverchair Platform ensures that we meet this commitment by providing an excellent reading experience with cutting edge functionality.” —Susan King, Ph.D., Executive Director, Rockefeller University Press
“The partnership with Silverchair has been really strong. Our ability to direct our own development is why we've been able to build tools in partnership. The ability for us to be able to target widgets on our sites and set up new sites at will, that's been extremely valuable.” —Paul Gee, VP of Digital Product Management and Development, JAMA Network
``Our relationship with Silverchair continues to feel like a real partnership, where we both work to reach mutually satisfying resolutions to problems and seek opportunities for improvement.`` —Client Satisfaction Survey
``The migration of IWA Publishing to the Silverchair Platform has been an education in a very pleasant way. I am impressed by how the Silverchair team have applied themselves to find practical, workable solutions that enable us to achieve our goals. At the same time, the team at Silverchair have been very good company on our journey.`` —Rod Cookson, IWA Publishing
``Our partnership with Silverchair ensures that we not only keeps pace with current publishing enhancements and the expectations of our users, but push the boundaries of what OnePetro can become.`` —Rebekah Stacha, Assistant Director, Technical Publications, Society of Petroleum Engineers
``We appreciate Silverchair's collaborative partnership to help us achieve our strategic objectives.`` —Professor Richard Reece, Chair of the Board of Directors, Portland Press Limited

Headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia, Silverchair is changing the way scientists, doctors, researchers, and professionals consume information. We design, deliver, and host distinctive sites and digital products that deliver our clients’ expert content.

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