NEWS & EVENTS

Platform Strategies 2024: Early Bird Deadline July 1

PLATFORM STRATEGIES delivers opportunities for scholarly and professional publishing leaders to learn, network, and share their thoughts on the technology and strategy trends shaping the industry. Bringing together case studies, innovators...

Google AI Overviews: Implications & Options

With Google’s recent rollout of AI Overviews, we’re shining a spotlight on the vital connections between our platform, Google, and Google Scholar, while also exploring what AI Overviews might bring...

Predicting the Future of Publishing Technology

Is the future truly unknowable? What elements of today’s technology trends will continue into the future? In the 2024 Publishing Tech Trends report from Silverchair and Hum, we talk about...

SSP 2024 Retrospective: From Inflection Points to GOATs

This year’s Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts had the theme, “Inflection Point: Setting the Course for the Future of Scholarly Communication,” and it certainly felt like...

Silverchair Achieves ISO Certification

Silverchair is pleased to announce that the Silverchair Platform has achieved ISO 27001 certification, an important milestone in our commitment to information security. This certification is an internationally recognized standard...

The Other AI: A Reading List on Human Intelligence

At the 2024 Society for Scholarly Publishing annual meeting in Boston, I moderated a session titled, “The Other AI: The Role of Actual Intelligence In the Future of Scholarly Publishing,”...

Emerging Technology Trends in 2024

In 2024, technology and partnership will go hand in hand. Publishers are building relationships with technology partners to meet the challenges with efficiency, author experience, and applications of AI. In...

SSP Plane, Train, and Automobile Reads

Many of the Silverchair team are making their way to Boston for the Society of Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting. Take a look at what reading material they’ve packed in their...

SSP 2024: Mapping the Future Together

This year’s Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting will take place in Boston, Massachusetts May 29-31 with the theme, “Inflection Point: Setting the Course for the Future of Scholarly Communication.”...

Ask the Team (part 2): AI in Scholarly Publishing

In part two of our interview series, we dove a little deeper with our teams about AI in scholarly publishing contexts. Where do these Silverchairians think the next breakthrough will...

Ask the Team (part 1): Developing AI Products

At Silverchair, we’re committed to the transparent experimentation of AI applications. All of our teams have immersed themselves in learning about the potentials and the pitfalls of these technologies, so...

Silverchair Releases New AI Playground for Safe & Transparent Experimentation

(Charlottesville, VA) May 7, 2024 – Silverchair announced the release of a new AI Playground, the latest from the Silverchair AI Lab, which launched earlier this year with three active...

Introducing the AI Playground

As previewed in last month’s State of Silverchair presentation, we are delighted to open the AI Playground to clients. The AI Lab was designed as a space to transparently experiment...

Program Increment 24.1 Retrospective

In each Program Increment (PI), Silverchair’s teams enhance, improve, and grow the Silverchair Platform. We want to start taking a look back at the breadth of our progress, and keep...

Fall Forum Registration is Now Open!

Silverchair’s Fall Forum is back in person this year. It will take place on September 24 (the day before Platform Strategies) in Washington, DC. We have officially opened up Client...

April 2024 State of Silverchair Recap: AI Lab

This blog was adapted from the State of Silverchair webinar, which kicked off the 2024 Forum @ Home series. You can watch the recording here or register for future events...

MEET OUR LEADERS: Sven Molter

Sven Molter joined Silverchair earlier this month, working closely with clients and internal teams to craft the vision for Silverchair’s products. Below, we asked about his path to Silverchair, AI,...

REPORT: 2024 AI A to Z Primer

As part of our AI Lab Reports webinar series, we’ve produced an AI primer to help build a shared foundation on AI terms and themes for the scholarly publishing community....

IPv6: What it is and why it matters

In order to ensure a better experience and seamless access to our platforms, we are excited to announce that Silverchair now supports IPv6 – the latest version of the Internet...

Purpose & Adaptability in Work & Life

As we shared earlier this year, Silverchair recently added a fifth core value: “Innovate with Purpose and Adaptability.” This value recognizes the accelerated pace of change that our industry and...

April 2024 AI Reading Roundup

As the world experiments, innovates, and legislates around AI, we have gathered a reading list from the last month, part of a new monthly series. Scholarly Publishing Reporting Use of...

Lightning Strikes Twice: Key Takeaways from Recent Conferences

Since 2020, time has become a truly incomprehensible thing. Suddenly, we find ourselves in the second quarter of 2024, and while on one hand it seems to have gone by...

Silverchair Expands Product & Strategic Partnerships

Sven Molter Joins Silverchair as VP of Product (Charlottesville, VA) April 2, 2024 – Silverchair announced the expansion of its Product team with the addition of Sven Molter as VP...

Back to Basics? Content Delivery Shifts in 2024

The last decade has seen a proliferation of research delivery channels and a diffusion of content via increasingly diverse means. The rise of aggregators, video abstracts, lay summaries, and now...

Announcing the 2024 AI Lab Reports Series

Silverchair’s free spring webinar series has grown over the last four years to reach hundreds of attendees interested in exploring the technologies and strategies that support professional and scholarly knowledge....

March 2024 AI Reading Roundup

As the world experiments, innovates, and legislates around AI, we have gathered a reading list from the last month, part of a new monthly series. Scholarly Publishing Could AI Disrupt...

Sensus Impact 101: Everything you need to know

Sensus Impact launched on Wednesday, February 14 (a little Valentine’s treat for the scholarly publishing community). This launch was exciting not only because of the clear need it filled in...

Ancient AI: Can the history of artificial intelligence inform our future?

The AI explosion of the last eighteen months can feel as though it came out of the blue, but the central ideas of artificial intelligence are centuries older than we...

New Formats & AI Support: 2024 Content Priority Shifts

Publishers fulfill a wide variety of needs (which is part of what makes this Scholarly Kitchen article listing the 100+ things publishers do an evergreen reference point), but ultimately, scholarly...

Cloudflare: Ensuring Superior Protection with Silverchair

At Silverchair, we’re proud of our status as the leading independent platform partner serving the needs of scholarly and professional publishers. We’ve built our reputation on providing flexible technology solutions...

February 2024 AI Reading Roundup

As the world experiments, innovates, and legislates around AI, we have gathered a reading list from the last month, part of a new monthly series. (Read the last issue here.)...

Remember the Agile Manifesto? Creating Space for Individuals & Interactions

It’s been a while since the Agile Manifesto has been at the forefront of our industry’s collective mind. For those unfamiliar, the Agile Manifesto prioritizes individuals, collaboration, and flexibility in...

Universe Spotlight: Smart Citations: The Next Generation of Citations

The following is a guest blog post from scite, a partner in the Silverchair Universe program.  At scite we have been working for over five years to bring forward the...

Silverchair Analytics Rebuild Update

In recent weeks, our Customer Success team has been in touch with clients with an update about our Analytics Rebuild project. Below, we share a recap of that update. As...

Sensus Impact: a new industry initiative to revolutionize research reporting

In an industry-first, funders, publishers and authors will have unrivaled access to funded research impact data as a result of community-led initiative, Sensus Impact.   (Oxford, England & Charlottesville, Virginia – 14...

Building Back Stronger: Organizational and Career Resilience Demystified

In December, I had the honor of presenting to the SSP Journals Academy on the subject of organizational and career resilience. In the face of economic uncertainty and disruptive forces...

How AI Will Transform Scholarly Publishing

It’s impossible to write a report on trends in any industry and not mention AI. The recent acceleration of both its availability and its capabilities means it has potential applications...

Silverchair’s AI Lab Launches Prototypes to Transform Science Communication

(Charlottesville, VA – January 29, 2024) Silverchair announces the launch of the new AI Lab with several AI-powered features: a content discovery and recommendation tool that creates new ways for...

Introducing the Silverchair AI Lab

AI is transforming our industry; the only question is how. We have spoken with many of you about your AI priorities and transformation goals, and time and again we heard...

AI-Generated Summary FAQs

AI-Generated Summaries (beta) are being piloted with select Theme clients as part of the Silverchair AI Lab. Learn more about them below, and if you’re interested in being involved, email...

2023 Publisher Working Groups, + 2024 Preview

As we usher in 2024, we want to take a moment to reflect on the progress and insights garnered from our 2023 Publisher Working Groups and share our plans for...

2023 Publisher Working Groups, + 2024 Preview

As we usher in 2024, we want to take a moment to reflect on the progress and insights garnered from our 2023 Publisher Working Groups and share our plans for...

Chess, Go, and the Tipping Point of AI 

This blog is based on an excerpt from the 2023 Platform Strategies opening keynote, which may be viewed in full here.   It’s no secret that there are numerous areas where...

2023 Client Project Spotlight

In addition to the features and functionality rolled out by our Platform & Product teams, our development teams also delivered many mission-critical customizations for publishers. Below are some highlights. AAOS:...

Silverchair Product: 2023 Retro & 2024 Preview

Silverchair releases new features and functionality to the platform every three weeks, meaning a constant cycle of improvements. Since the start of a new year offers a great opportunity to...

January 2024 AI Reading Roundup

As the world experiments, innovates, and legislates around AI, we have gathered a reading list from the last month, the fifth in a new monthly series. (Read the last issue...

2024 Tech Trends: Be fast followers & make small bets

Last week, Silverchair & Hum released the third annual Publishing Tech Trends report, which brings together insights and predictions from 17 industry leaders on what 2024 will hold for scholarly...

2023 Silverchair Retrospective

2023 was the year of AI everything. But as we experimented, learned, and debated as a company and an industry, Silverchair was also hard at work maintaining the high levels...

REPORT: 2024 Publishing Tech Trends

In the third annual report on publishing technology trends from Silverchair & Hum, a panel of 17  publishing leaders and consultants weigh in on their predictions for 2024 and beyond....

The Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP) Partners with Silverchair for Unified Digital Library

(Charlottesville, VA) January 8, 2024 – Silverchair announced today a new partnership with The Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP), the world’s leading organization dedicated to the protection of...

Innovate with Purpose & Adaptability: Silverchair’s New Core Value

2023 was a watershed year in many ways. Over the course of that year, AI has begun to transform every area of our lives, and the change doesn’t seem to...

December AI Reading Roundup

As the world experiments, innovates, and legislates around AI, we have gathered a reading list from the last month, the fourth in a new monthly series. (Read the last issue...

Inside the AI Transformation Team

Earlier this year, recognizing the accelerating need for learning and applying artificial intelligence (AI) and large language models (LLMs), Silverchair formed an AI Transformation Team, which I lead in partnership...

Platform Strategies 2023 Recap: Breakout Sessions

Platform Strategies offered attendees a variety of formats in which to engage with content and with each other: keynote talks, panel discussions, in-app polls, Q&A, networking breaks, and topical breakout...

November AI Reading Roundup

As the world experiments, innovates, and legislates around AI, we have gathered a reading list from the last month, the fourth in a new monthly series. (Read the last issue...

State of Silverchair: Product & Platform

In Silverchair’s 2023 Forum at Home Series Finale, the State of Silverchair, we shared updates from our Product and Platform teams, as well an insights on security and client services....

Platform Strategies 2023: Shifts in Scholarly Publishing

At the 2023 Platform Strategies event, we posed the question to our attendees: “What do you anticipate to be the biggest shift in scholarly publishing in the coming year?” Unsurprisingly,...

State of Silverchair: AI Progress

In Silverchair’s 2023 Forum at Home Series Finale, the State of Silverchair, our AI team shared Silverchair’s commitment to incorporating AI across our organization and showcased prototypes developed by the...

State of Silverchair: Commitment to 2023 Community Feedback

In Silverchair’s 2023 Forum at Home Series Finale, the State of Silverchair, our Customer Success (CSX) team shared the results of the 2023 Client Satisfaction Survey, noting trends and areas...

The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Selects Silverchair to Host Game-Changing Education Product

(Charlottesville, VA, and Alexandria, VA) November 28, 2023 – Silverchair and the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) announced a new partnership to develop a medical education...

Zipline Catalog Page User Filter: A Eulogy

As part of our commitment to continually enhance your experience, we’re always looking for ways to make strategic adjustments to the platform that align with our vision for a more...

Platform Strategies Recap: Stable but Unsustainable

What are the primary challenges and concerns of leaders for a scholarly publishing organization in the current era? This roundtable discussion gathers some of our industry’s leaders to discuss how...

Meet our Leaders: Emilie Delquié

Emilie Delquié joined Silverchair full time in September, working closely with clients through a variety of events and other engagements. Below we asked about what themes she has seen in...

The American Medical Association Partners with Silverchair for More Services & Support

(Charlottesville, VA and Chicago, IL) November 14, 2023 – Silverchair and the American Medical Association (AMA) announced today that they have further expanded their partnership on the JAMA Network. The expanded...

Upskilling for an AI-Integrated Workforce

Like organizations everywhere, Silverchair is feverishly processing the changes the advent of generative AI technology has brought. In recent months, we’ve created a dedicated AI development team that is rapid...

Introducing Standalone Multimedia

As the publishing ecosystem changes, what we consider a first-class publication object is no longer limited to journal articles, issues, proceedings, books, and chapters. About Standalone Multimedia Standalone Multimedia (SAMM)...

Silverchair Appoints Jon Meadows SVP of Technology

(Charlottesville, VA) November 10, 2023 – Silverchair has announced the promotion of Jon Meadows to the position of Senior Vice President, Technology. In his new role, Meadows will also join...

Platform Strategies Recap: Coopetition

This panel discussion showcased both established and emerging collaboratives and engages in a conversation about the challenges faced by independents, the consequences to the scholarly ecosystem if these audiences are...

The Crossroads of AI Web Crawling & Academic Publishing

ChatGPT’s ability to aggregate and generate text-based on a vast array of online content represents a double-edged sword for academic publishers. While it holds the potential to exponentially increase the...

Meet Our Leaders: Betsy Donohue

As I sit and write this, it’s been 152 days since I joined Silverchair. In that time, I have attended five lively industry meetings, held team strategy sessions at the...

Platform Strategies Recap: Digital to Data

Open access policies, industry mergers, and data privacy policies have drastically changed the landscape for marketers in publishing and beyond. Today’s marketers have had to nimbly pivot from B2B to...

Platform Development Request: Year in Review

The Platform Development Request (PDR) process has been a significant addition to our software platform since its introduction last October. The PDR process aims to directly involve you, our clients,...

Platform Strategies Recap: AI in Scholarly Publishing Panel

This panel discussed how artificial intelligence and large language models have the potential to change, even disrupt, every aspect of scholarly publishing. From how infrastructure and platforms are developed to...

UX Design & Principles in Action

In the early days of Silverchair, the user experience (UX) team worked very much in the design firm model, where a designer would collaborate with a client on their build or redesign....

AI Reading Roundup: October 2023

AI, LLMs, and machine learning are set to disrupt every aspects of our lives, from the way we live to the way we consume information, and from the way we...

Silverchair & Google Scholar: Takeaways from our Partnership Roundtable

Silverchair’s partnership with Google Scholar is centered around empowering publishers to enhance the discoverability of their content and improve the overall experience for authors and researchers. The Search + Discoverability...

Platform Strategies: Attendees Share Their Takeaways

Platform Strategies attracts over 150 thought leaders and decision-makers from across our industry for a day of engaging, inspiring discussions, with ample networking built in to the day. A third...

2023 Fall Conference Season Recaps

Fall conference season is in full swing and our team has had a blast learning and connecting with industry colleagues. In addition to hosting our own industry meeting, Platform Strategies,...

Behind the Scenes: Security

As the Director of Technical & Security Operations, Robb Burgess and his teams ensure that our publisher sites are secure, available, and stable. Robb recently received his CISSP (Certified Information Systems...

Behind the Scenes: Performance

In this series of Behind the Scenes blog posts, we’ll be sharing excerpts from our June 2023 Forum @Home event, “Unsexy & Unseen: The Hidden Benefits of Being on a...

Not Your Mother’s Migration: Complexities and Opportunities

In our June Strategies Spotlight, panelists from AIP Publishing, DCL, and Silverchair shared their perspectives on AIPP’s recent migration and what other publishers can learn from the experience. View the...

Platform Strategies: Silverchairians Share Their Takeaways

Recordings from the 2023 Platform Strategies event are now available in the archive. Here are the takeaways from Silverchair attendees. You may also view photos from the event here. Craig...

Analytics Tips: Deposits Power BI Failure Alerts

In this new blog series, we’ll offer tips, tricks, and instructions to help clients make the most of Silverchair’s analytics offering. Have an idea for a future blog? Email forum@silverchair.com....

Silverchair Appoints Will Schweitzer as CEO

(Charlottesville, VA) September 22, 2023 – Silverchair, the leading independent content management, product enablement, and digital transformation platform for publishers, today announced that Will Schweitzer has been appointed to serve...

AI READING ROUNDUP: September 2023

AI, LLMs, and machine learning are set to disrupt every aspects of our lives, from the way we live to the way we consume information, and from the way we...

Behind the Scenes: Agility in the Cloud

In this series of Behind the Scenes blog posts, we’ll be sharing excerpts from our June 2023 Forum @Home event, “Unsexy & Unseen: The Hidden Benefits of Being on a...

Introducing Sensus Impact’s Community of Practice

This summer, Silverchair convened the first meeting of the Sensus Impact Community of Practice. In the lead-up to this meeting, individuals from over 30 organizations in the scholarly publishing industry...

Behind the Scenes: Availability

In this series of Behind the Scenes blog posts, we’ll be sharing excerpts from our June 2023 Forum @Home event, “Unsexy & Unseen: The Hidden Benefits of Being on a...

White Paper: AI in Scholarly Publishing

Scholarly publishing (and the world at large) is undergoing an unprecedented period of change. Artificial intelligence has tipped from specialized models geared toward solving narrow problems to generalized models, capable...

Behind the Scenes: Technology People Infrastructure

In this series of Behind the Scenes blog posts, we’ll be sharing excerpts from our June 2023 Forum @Home event, “Unsexy & Unseen: The Hidden Benefits of Being on a...

Sustainable Strategies: Globally Responsible Event Planning

Later this month, Silverchair will host the in-person return of our popular industry event, Platform Strategies, in Washington, DC. Though we welcome the increased frequency and reach that virtual events...

Accessibility as User Experience

In a recent Forum event, User Experience: Designing sUXessful Interfaces, Brandon Grimes, Senior Business Analyst, discussed the strides that Silverchair has made regarding accessibility. Silverchair believes that it is imperative...

Enhancing Publisher Content Through Semantic Enrichment

Semantic enrichment at Silverchair is led by Taxonomy Manager, Morgan James Eaton, whose library science background is complemented by his expertise in pharmaceutical market research, metadata management, and client services....

AI Reading Roundup: August 2023

AI, LLMs, and machine learning are set to disrupt every aspects of our lives, from the way we live to the way we consume information, and from the way we...

Silverchair: A Company History

2023 marks 30 years since Silverchair was founded. Over that time, we’ve gone from indexing to CD-ROMs to being the leading independent platform provider for scholarly and professional publishing. Below,...

Agile Work Environments: Prioritizing People in the Best and Worst of Times

Fostering a people-centered agile work environment in the best of times requires patience and intentionality. In the face of intense change and crisis, organizations can be tempted to make short-term trade-offs with...

A History of UX at Silverchair

I started at Silverchair in 2015. At the time, the UX team worked very much in the design firm model where a designer would collaborate with a client on their build or redesign....

The Impacts of a Personalized Learning Curriculum

In our previous feature from the May Strategies Spotlight, we showcased viewpoints on the pace of change in education and the impact of technology in panelists’ own experiences. Now, we...

What’s in a Price? Part 2: The process in action

In Part 1, we reviewed the basic phases of the project estimate process, from request to delivery, as well as tips on making sure that process goes as smoothly and...

Platform Strategies 2023: Session Details

Next month, Silverchair’s Platform Strategies meeting returns to Washington, DC. The agenda shines a spotlight on the Fall’s biggest trends in scholarly publishing: AI, partnership models, the acceleration of data...

Career Development and Networking for Introverted Leaders

The 2023 Society for Scholarly Publishing meeting hosted a popular panel discussion with self-identified introverted leaders for a conversation about the specific challenges and benefits of being an introvert when...

What’s In a Price? Part 1: The estimate process

When dealing with SWAGs and estimates, there are many layers of complexity that can make it hard to know where the numbers come from. Below, we aim to unravel and...

How Has Technology Changed Education?

In our May Strategies Spotlight, panelists shared their perspectives on the pace of change in education and the use of technology in their learning and teaching experiences. The group reflected...

Mobile End-User Considerations & Research Guidance

Recently, we shared an excerpt from our Strategies Spotlight: Appetizing Your Content that shared the team’s strategies for fostering a collaborative project between multiple stakeholders. Below, the team shares insights...

Silverchair Announces Partnership Renewal with the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses

(Charlottesville, VA and Denver, CO) July 20, 2023 – Silverchair and the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) announced the renewal of their partnership to host AORN’s acclaimed perioperative nursing...

Fostering Cohesion & Collaboration: Insights from Long-Term Partnership

Over the last year, McGraw Hill has collaborated with Silverchair and app developer WillowTree to create an app that delivers a variety of content types in a way that is...

AAP Launches New Offerings Leveraging Silverchair Composer

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) announced the launch of two new digital products on the Silverchair Platform: First 1,000 Days Knowledge Center and NeoKit: Tools for Assessment and Care of the Newborn....

Silverchair Affirms Commitment to Customer Success & Community-Led Innovation with Two New Leadership Hires

(Charlottesville, VA) June 29, 2023 – Silverchair announced today the expansion of their Customer Success team with the addition of Emilie Delquié as SVP of Product and Customer Success and...

Sensus Impact: Visualizing Your Value

At the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) meeting in May, Silverchair and OUP announced Sensus Impact, a new community initiative to demonstrate the value of funded research. Below, learn more...

Case study: JAMA Network Reveals the value of their data with PSI Metrics

PSI, a partner in the Silverchair Universe program, recently partnered with the JAMA Network to leverage PSI Metrics in identifying OA usage of their esteemed content. PSI Metrics uses the...

Ask the community: Modern approaches to consortia

Consortia offer a great way for smaller institutions to access materials they might not otherwise be able to afford and for publishers to develop close partnerships with member institutions. However,...

Silverchair Clients: Get 50% off Platform Strategies registration

Platform Strategies returns to Washington, DC on September 27th with renewed energy and excitement to tackle the technology challenges facing the scholarly publishing industry. View the preliminary agenda below, hear...

Unlock the Power of: Analysis & Content Service APIs

Need to provide your vendors with quick and easy access to the content they need without waiting for a traditional downstream deposit? Tired of manually searching through and parsing content...

SSP 2023: Transforming our Communities

Our flights are booked, our swag is ordered, our dinners are scheduled—it must be SSP season! This year’s Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting will take place in Portland, Oregon...

Betsy Donohue Joins Silverchair to Scale Community Growth

(Charlottesville, VA) May 18, 2023 – Silverchair announced today that Betsy Donohue will join the company as Senior Vice President for Business Development. Betsy joins Silverchair as a strategic business development leader...

Join Publishing Leaders at Platform Strategies in Washington, DC

Platform Strategies explores the technologies and strategies that support professional and scholarly knowledge. After a three-year hiatus, the popular in-person event returns to Washington, DC with renewed energy and excitement...

2023 Silverchair | Architecture Runway

Platform Architecture plays a crucial role in ensuring a platform is scalable, flexible, secure, and future-proof. At Silverchair, our architecture team is at the forefront of driving technology innovations and...

Community-Led Growth – a Major Strategy for 2023

This guest blog is written by Charles Thiede, CEO & Co-Founder of Zapnito, a partner in the Silverchair Universe program. Communities are in the spotlight at many organizations thanks to the...

Unlock the potential of your platform with zero- & first-party affinities

As publishers strive to compete for users with the ever-growing torrent of content available online, it has become increasingly important to know your users and to personalize their experiences. Recently,...

Unlock the potential of your platform with Zero- and First-Party Affinities

As a leading provider of scholarly and professional publishing platforms, Silverchair is constantly innovating and evolving our product to help you meet your users’ needs and amplify your content’s impact....

AIP Publishing Launches on the Silverchair Platform

(Charlottesville, VA and Melville, NY) April 24, 2023 – AIP Publishing (AIPP) and Silverchair announced today the launch of AIPP’s new digital publication platform, home to the most influential research,...

The State of Silverchair | Analytics Spotlight

As the world’s leading independent platform for scholarly and professional publishers, Silverchair is committed to continuous improvement and innovation. In our new biannual State of Silverchair event, we share updates...

User Journeys, Security, Innovation, & Other 2023 Trends

In our second annual Publishing Technology Trends report (created in collaboration with our friends at Hum), Silverchair’s President, Will Schweitzer, offered some of his predictions for what 2023 holds for...

Getting Started on your Digital Meeting Content Strategy

Previously on our blog, we shared an excerpt from the 2022 Platform Strategies Content Trends event, which centered on various approaches to conference content durability. Below, we share another excerpt...

Ask the Community: Publisher Pro Tips

One of the goals of the Forum Hub is to facilitate information sharing both from Silverchair to clients as well as between publishers. Following a suggestion at a recent Publisher...

Announcing Platform Strategies 2023

Platform Strategies is an industrywide event that gathers publishers, technologists, and leaders from scholarly publishing and beyond to discuss the tools and strategies shaping our future. Over the last three...

2023 Silverchair Forum Events

Registration is now open for the 2023 Silverchair Forum @Home events! One of Silverchair’s primary values centers on actively cultivating our client and industry communities, which is why Silverchair’s client...

Demystifying Migrations, Part 2: Insights Into the Platform Migration Process

As covered in Part 1 of this series on the modern platform migration process, changing platforms is no longer the headache it once was. After years of experience, industry-wide collaborations,...

2023 Publisher Working Groups

To best serve our clients, their needs must significantly influence our platform development plan. Publisher feedback is essential to our development plan, alongside market trends, emerging research needs, competitor activity,...

2023 Client Working Groups

To best serve you, our clients, their needs must significantly influence our platform development plan. Publisher feedback is essential to our development plan, alongside market trends, emerging research needs, competitor...

Demystifying Migrations, Part 1: What to Expect When Expecting a Migration

Mention a platform migration in a room full of publishers, and you’re likely to notice a ripple of shivers through the crowd – PTSD from previous experiences and colleague horror...

Approaches to Conference Content Durability

Last Fall, Silverchair convened industry leaders on the forefront of these topics for a discussion of how to prepare and what’s coming next. Below is an excerpt centering on the...

Our Journey to Accessibility Compliance

How is Silverchair engaging more accessible content, might you ask? Here’s an inside scoop from one of Silverchair’s Senior Business Analysts. By Brandon Grimes  This past summer, we ventured on...

2022 Product Innovation at Silverchair

Silverchair releases new content to the platform every three weeks, meaning a constant cycle of improvements and new functionality. Since the start of a new year offers a great opportunity...

The Royal Society of Chemistry Launches Innovative Books Offering on the Silverchair Platform

(Charlottesville, VA and London, UK) January 25, 2023 – Silverchair and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) announce the launch of RSC’s extensive book program on the Silverchair Platform. The...

2023 Content Trends

In our second annual Publishing Tech Trends report, Silverchair & Hum partnered to gain insight into what industry leaders think will drive change in 2023. Below, read excerpts from the...

2022 Silverchair Retrospective

2022 was a year of growth & gatherings for Silverchair. In addition to our new capital investment, new publisher partnerships, and new product announcements, we gathered in person again for...

2023 Publishing Tech Trends

In the second annual report on publishing technology trends from Silverchair & Hum, Hum’s President & Co-Founder, Dustin Smith, looks at five trends likely to shape 2023. Then, a panel...

American Accounting Association Journals Launch on the Silverchair Platform

(Charlottesville, VA and Lakewood Ranch, FL) December 13, 2022 – Today, Silverchair and the American Accounting Association (AAA) announced the launch of AAA’s premier collection of academic journals on the...

User Privacy Rights: what publishers need to know

Only 21% of global consumers report increased trust in companies’ use of their data, and 85% wish they could trust more companies with their data. That’s why data privacy compliance...

The American Association of Immunologists Journals Launch on the Silverchair Platform

(Charlottesville, VA and Rockville, MD) November 21, 2022 – Silverchair and The American Association of Immunologists (AAI) announced the launch of AAI Journals on the Silverchair Platform. In conjunction with...

For Silverchair Clients: Full Data Privacy White Paper

Yesterday, Silverchair released a new white paper, “Data Privacy for Publishers: Getting ahead of the evolving global landscape,” designed to be a simple, accessible guide to help scholarly publishers prepare...

Data Privacy for Publishers: Getting ahead of the evolving global landscape

As the demand for digital products and services continues to drive the transformation of the scholarly publishing industry, so has the need for data privacy compliance become increasingly necessary. In...

Migrating from Universal Analytics to Google Analytics 4 (GA4)

On July 1, 2023, Google Universal Analytics (UA) will stop processing new hits. Google has replaced Universal Analytics with a new product called Google Analytics 4, or GA4 for short....

Reflections from the 2022 Silverchair Summit

Last month, Silverchair convened not one but TWO major community events (oh, and sponsored / co-organized a Charlottesville community event as well!). One of those was the Inaugural Silverchair Summit,...

Introducing the new Platform Development Request process

Those who attended Forum last week got a sneak peek of the new Platform Development Request process, or “PDR” for short. As of today, this functionality has been rolled out...

Reflections on the 2022 Silverchair Fall Forum

After three years of virtual events, last week we convened our client community in our hometown for two days of education, collaboration, and relationship-building. And it was amazing. But don’t...

Sustaining Community: Environmental Practices at the 2022 Fall Forum

Next week, Silverchair will welcome members of our client community to our headquarters in Charlottesville, Virginia for a day of informative presentations and working groups, a chance to meet with...

Professional Development at Silverchair

The question candidates for any position at Silverchair most commonly ask me is what professional growth opportunities we offer. That is not at all surprising given that lack of opportunities...

The American Accounting Association Partners with Silverchair

(Charlottesville, VA and Lakewood Ranch, FL) September 28, 2022 – Silverchair announced today a new partnership with the American Accounting Association (AAA). For over 100 years, AAA has been a...

Continuous & Content-Rich: A Review of Medical Education Technology Needs & Opportunities

Among Silverchair’s clients is a prestigious group of medical education providers who deliver many high-profile products on the Silverchair Platform. In recent years, our teams have identified unique challenges and...

Selling Without Selling Out: Selecting an Investor With Intelligence and Integrity

As you know by now, Silverchair recently selected Thompson Street Capital Partners to help accelerate our company’s plans for greater growth and impact in the world. What has so far...

An Interview with Will Schweitzer

Silverchair recently announced a new capital partnership as well as the appointment of Will Schweitzer (previously Chief Product & Customer Success Officer) as President. Learn more about these developments in...

PI21 Zipline Enhancements

In PI21, Silverchair made changes to Zipline to improve performance, specifically: Archiving packages older than one year Reasoning: Archiving package metadata older than one year greatly reduces the amount of...

Silverchair + TSCP

Thanks to you and your fellow publishers, Silverchair’s success has accelerated in recent years. We have grown by nearly 40% since 2019, as our community has expanded to include more...

Silverchair Accelerates Product Development & Expansion through New Capital Partnership

Silverchair selects Thompson Street Capital Partners for major growth investment (Charlottesville, VA and St. Louis, MO) August 11, 2022 – Silverchair, the leading independent content management, product enablement, and digital...

Silverchair Appoints Hannah Heckner Vice President, Product

(Charlottesville, VA) August 2, 2022 – Silverchair is pleased to announce the promotion of Hannah Heckner to Vice President, Product, as it continues to invest in its Product function. As...

The American Registry of Pathology Digital Library Launches

(Charlottesville, VA and Arlington, VA) August 1, 2022 – Silverchair and the American Registry of Pathology Press (ARP Press) announced today the launch of the American Registry of Pathology’s digital...

EXCERPTS: Tech Trends in Digital Transformation

As a part of this year’s Platform Strategies Webinar Series, Silverchair hosted Will Schweitzer (Chief Product and Customer Success Officer at Silverchair), Ann Michael (Chief Transformation Officer, AIP Publishing), John...

ICYMI: First-Party Affinity Service

In Sprint 205, Silverchair released our engagement-based affinity service into the Silverchair Platform Theme to allow Silverchair publishers to leverage user- and content-based metrics for business decisions. Silverchair’s First-Party Affinity...

Silverchair’s Strengths-Based Reviews Unlock Passion and Potential

The research supports what all great leaders innately understand: there is no leverage in weakness. This is why in the Fall of 2021, Silverchair adopted a strengths-based approach to performance management. ...

The urgency of personalization for publishers

The past two years have ushered in tremendous change in the ways people communicate, connect, and consume content online. The pandemic has expedited the transition towards increasingly online experiences, and...

GDPR & User Privacy Resources for Publishers

In June, Silverchair hosted Emilie David (Director, Copyright, Licensing & Special Projects at Science/AAAS) for a discussion on how publishers are taking on GDPR and user privacy policy compliance (watch...

SSP 2022 Reflections: Building a More Connected Scholarly Community

Last week, members of the Silverchair and Hum teams travelled to Chicago for the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) meeting, the first in-person conference for most attendees since early 2020....

Composer Snapshots: Silverchair & Client Perspectives

You know about Composer, the Silverchair authoring tool that gives first-class treatment to semi-structured content like blogs, news, and beyond. As more clients have begun using the tool, Silverchair’s own...

Dear Composer: A Love Letter from a Silverchair BA

You know about Composer, the Silverchair authoring tool that gives first-class treatment to semi-structured content like blogs, news, and beyond. As more clients have begun using the tool, our teams...

AIP Publishing Accelerates Scitation’s Innovation and Growth with New Partnership

Silverchair selected as digital transformation and product enablement platform (Charlottesville, VA and Melville, NY) May 24, 2022 – AIP Publishing (AIPP) and Silverchair announced today a new partnership to host...

SSP 2022: Reconnecting IRL with our Community

Over the last 2+ years, we’ve been privileged to learn just how resilient Silverchair’s communities are. Our team members, clients, and industry colleagues stayed connected through video calls, fun virtual...

New resource & upcoming enhancements: Accessibility at Silverchair

Silverchair has prioritized accessibility for years, having designed, developed, and hosted federal government sites that legally required 508 Compliance, such as Patient Safety Network and National Guideline Clearinghouse. Today, AA...

Industry Security PSA: New unauthorized content access broker identified

The most effective method for combatting malicious content theft is to encourage discussion and raise awareness within the academic and publishing communities, which is why we share this information here....

Spotlight: The Silverchair Women & Allies Network

Several years ago, after-work gatherings of several Silverchair women started to morph into standing get-togethers prompting insightful discussions, shared laughs, and a platform for stronger working relationships. That group has...

The American Diabetes Association Launches on the Silverchair Platform

(Charlottesville, VA and Arlington, VA) April 28, 2022 – Silverchair and the American Diabetes Association® (ADA) announced the launch of ADA’s Professional Publications site on the Silverchair Platform, opening up...

Wellness at Silverchair

Silverchair is committed to supporting our team members not just as employees through professional development and role support, but as whole people. This mindset is built into everything our company...

Announcing Platform Strategies 2022

Silverchair is delighted to announce the launch of the 2022 Platform Strategies Webinar Series. Platform Strategies explores the technologies and strategies that support professional and scholarly knowledge. Since the inception...

Silverchair Supports AAOS in Launching the Resident Orthopaedic Core Knowledge Program

First-of-its kind technology platform enables dynamic and engaging curriculum to standardize the baseline knowledge for orthopaedic resident training (Charlottesville, VA) April 5, 2022 – Silverchair, the leading technology partner to...

PI 20 Preview

Spring has sprung in Charlottesville and we’re nearly one full sprint into PI 20. While some roadmap projects were sidelined in the first two months of the year, we’re charging...

The American Association of Immunologists and Silverchair Advance Immunology Research

(Charlottesville, VA and Rockville, MD) March 17, 2022 – Silverchair and The American Association of Immunologists (AAI) announced an agreement to migrate AAI publications to the Silverchair Platform. Founded in...

Announcing the 2022 Silverchair Forum Events!

As you know, one of Silverchair’s primary values centers on actively cultivating our client and industry communities, which is why we are so delighted to announce the 2022 lineup of...

Spotlight: DevOps at Silverchair

DevOps (short for “Developer Operations”) is at its essence about empowering developers and development teams. At Silverchair, we feel that everyone should see “DevOps” less as a team, and more...

Silverchair’s Hybrid Work Environment

Since the pandemic, Silverchair has implemented a fully hybrid working model. This allows Silverchairians to come into the office or work from home, depending on their own need and preferences....

AACR Launches New Publications Portal for Cancer Research

 (Charlottesville, VA and Philadelphia, PA) February 16, 2022 – Silverchair and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) announced the launch of AACR’s publications on the Silverchair Platform. The AACR...

Leveraging Content in 2022

Publishers sit on a treasure trove of content and data, which means no shortage of product and audience opportunities, but also means no shortage of complexity. As organizations adjust to...

The Future of Publishing Technology

In a new report, Silverchair’s Chief Product & Customer Success Officer Will Schweitzer examines six broad trends in publishing technology. Then, a panel of 14  publishing executives and consultants weigh...

Introducing: Ask the Community

Launched in 2021, the Forum Hub was designed to serve as just that: a hub for Silverchair clients to access important info and resources, and to hear directly from us....

Silverchair Spotlight: Walker Swain, Business Development Manager

Silverchair has recently expanded its Sales team with the addition of Walker Swain, Business Development Manager. Walker is excited to get to know the industry and members of our community,...

Silverchair’s Office: Our (Physical) Workplace of the Future

Silverchair is proud to offer absolute flexibility to our people – fully embracing remote work while also offering a comfortable and beautiful coworking space in historic downtown Charlottesville. (Read more...

Silverchair & The American Medical Association: A Case Study on the Retained Development Team Model

Silverchair serves a range of scholarly and professional publishers, from independent association publishers with a single journal, to aggregators who in turn serve hundreds of societies. For this reason, Silverchair...

Takeaways: Silverchair 2021 Client Surveys

In 2021, Silverchair conducted two different client surveys. In August, we hired DeltaThink to interview individuals at a representative subset of clients for in-depth discussions to deepen our understanding of...

2021 Silverchair Retrospective

If the theme of 2020 was pivoting and planning, 2021 moved beyond adapting to the changes brought on by the pandemic and other factors and on to growing and thriving...

All Your Content in One Place (But Not All at Once)

It used to be that when approaching any significant change regarding a publisher’s content—whether it be metadata clean-up, format conversion to a newer standard, or migrating to a new platform—the...

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Silverchair

Silverchair’s mission is to change the world for the better by empowering creators and users of scholarly and professional knowledge to maximize their positive impact on humanity. As a company that aims to innovate...

PI 18 Recap

In Program Increment 18, which ran from late September through mid-December, the Silverchair team closed out the year by delivering several valuable platform enhancements, including: Adding new configurations and features...

PI 19 preview

2022 is already off to a roaring start here at Silverchair. The first quarter of this year will be dedicated to some projects to enable exciting new builds, as well...

2021 Publisher Working Group Updates

It’s already November, and our latest cohort of Publisher Working Groups have been engaging in insightful and productive discussions in the latter half of the year. Below is a recap...

Remote & Hybrid Work Reading List

Since the start of the pandemic, when our office-centered workforce went fully remote overnight, Silverchair has been continuously engaged in learning, listening, and actively evolving our remote and hybrid work...

Promoting Organizational Health through Explicit Hybrid Work Norms

Earlier this year we published our best thinking on “How to make video meetings less terrible.” Since then, we have deepened our understanding of the work norms our people need...

The American Academy of Pediatrics Launches Unified Publications Platform

(Charlottesville, VA and Itasca, IL) November 11, 2021 – The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and Silverchair announced today the launch of AAP’s new unified publications site on the Silverchair...

Staff Spotlight: Matt Abraham

Each sprint we feature a spotlight on a Silverchairian to help clients get to know more about the people you work with on a day-to-day basis.  Matt Abraham Job Title: Business...

Working at Silverchair: Corporate Perks

When we talk about the “perks” of working at Silverchair, it usually centers on our culture. The Silverchair culture is very important to us and is something we actively cultivate...

Silverchair Universe Spotlight: PSI

The Silverchair Universe is a framework of complementary products and services that publishers may choose to integrate with the Silverchair Platform. Universe partners are best-in-class vendors that provide everything from...

An Executive’s Guide to Kickstarting Digital Transformation

Silverchair’s sister company, Hum, recently release a new whitepaper, “An Executive’s Guide to Kickstarting Digital Transformation.” The report promotes a process of incremental, iterative change, an idea that those of...

Guest Post: So, what do I do with all these videos now?!

This guest blog is written by Jessica Lawrence-Hurt, Chief Marketing Officer at Cadmore Media, a partner in the Silverchair Universe program. If you’re like many associations and societies, you now...

PI 17 Recap

It’s hard to believe fall is here and that we’re all starting to plan for the holiday season. This hasn’t slowed down Team Silverchair, and we delivered some great features...

Silverchair Analytics Upgrade

Earlier this year, we launched Silverchair Analytics, a new analytics solution that leveraged live data streams to give real-time insights to publishers. As with all Silverchair offerings, Silverchair Analytics is continuously improved...

The American Registry of Pathology Selects Silverchair to Host Its Digital Library

(Charlottesville, VA and Arlington, VA) October 14, 2021 – Silverchair and the American Registry of Pathology Press announced today a new partnership to develop and host the digital version of...

PI 18 Preview

It’s hard to believe it, but we’ve just completed the first sprint of our last PI of 2021. This has been a year with a few pivots in regards to...

2021 Fall Forum: Background & Agenda

Over the past six months, we’ve enjoyed having the opportunity to regularly engage with you on key platform and industry topics through the Silverchair Forum @Home and Platform Strategies Webinar...

How Publishers Can Use AI to Capitalize on Trending News Topics

This guest blog is from Yewno Inc., a partner in the Silverchair Universe program. How do publishers, specifically publishers of scholarly content, link their more in-depth content to trending topics in mainstream news...

The American Journal of Occupational Therapy Launches with an Upgraded Interface & Modern User Experience

(Charlottesville, VA and North Bethesda, MD) September 23, 2021 – Silverchair and the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) announced today the launch of the significantly upgraded American Journal of Occupational...

MLA Handbook Plus Launches as a Digital Resource on the Silverchair Platform

(Charlottesville, VA and New York, NY) September 21, 2021 – The Modern Language Association and Silverchair announced today the launch of MLA Handbook Plus, a digital-subscription version of the flagship...

Silverchair partners American Medical Association and Rockefeller University Press join GetFTR

View the original release on the GetFTR website here. The American Medical Association and Rockefeller University Press have today announced their partnership with Get Full Text Research (GetFTR), a free-to-use...

Do research-paper recommendations work?

This guest blog is written by Michael Upshall, Head of Sales & Business Development at UNSILO, a partner in the Silverchair Universe program. Most content-based websites contain recommendations. Whether you...

Analytics 101: Recording & Additional Resources

Watch the recording from the August 2021 Silverchair Forum event and explore the resources below to help answer your data questions and more. Further reading & resources: Silverchair’s Google Analytics...

Working at Silverchair: Why we love being headquartered in Cville

Since our founding in 1993, Silverchair has been headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia. Over the years, we expanded to include several remote employees and recently shifted to a full hybrid work...

Telling your data story: getting started with data points & sources

Scholarly publishers are sitting on a wealth of content and user data from myriad sources. As organizations strive to reap the value from the insights these data sources provide, the...

Introducing the NEW Silverchair Platform User Guides

Connected to the launch of the Tools Portal is the release of redesigned, updated, and upgraded Silverchair Platform Tool User Guides. The project to refresh our user guides has been...

PI 17 Preview

While it may be the summer doldrums in Virginia right now, Silverchairians are filling these dog days of summer with tireless work to cross items off of our list for...

Google Analytics Starter Guide

Google Analytics (GA) is an extremely valuable but also complex tool. This guide is designed to help Silverchair clients get started in navigating GA’s different areas, discovering useful metrics and data,...

National Intern Day: Marketing Corner

In honor of National Intern Day (July 29th) Silverchair’s Forge Summer Intern, Mary Larkin Douthitt, joined Director of Marketing Stephanie Lovegrove Hansen to talk all things marketing, since Mary Larkin...

Karger Publishers Selects Silverchair to Connect and Advance Health Sciences

Silverchair and Karger Publishers have announced an agreement to host Karger’s extensive portfolio of health sciences content on the Silverchair Platform. Karger Publishers is a globally active independent publisher dedicated...

Get to Know the Team: What we love about Silverchair

As Silverchair clients know, in each of our sprintly (every 3 weeks) platform release notes emails, we feature a spotlight on a Silverchair staff member. These spotlights include the “in...

Welcome to the Forum Hub

If you’re reading this post, it means you’ve already found your way to our new Silverchair-client-only space, The Forum Hub—welcome! The recent absence of in-person meetings and the community-building that...

Silverchair Analytics Launches, Providing Flexible, Real-Time Insights to all Silverchair Publishers

(Charlottesville, VA) July 14, 2020 – Silverchair today announced the launch of Silverchair Analytics, the platform’s new streaming analytics and data analysis solution. Silverchair Analytics offers access to real-time data...

2021 Publisher Working Groups

As part of Silverchair’s ongoing dedication to partnership, we convene specialized Publisher Working Groups for 4-6 month periods, centered on topics surfaced at our annual Silverchair Forum client events, shared...

Report: Getting the Most Mileage from Your Content

The changes brought by the events of 2020 have led publishers to examine and think creatively about their value proposition and how they can monetize their content and data assets....

Getting Back to “Business as Usual” – A Framework

In May, Silverchair hosted Lauren Kane (Chief Strategy Officer of Morressier) and Will Schweitzer (Chief Product and Customer Success Officer of Silverchair) for the first event in the 2021 Platform...

Coming Soon: Silverchair Analytics

Last December, we announced the development of Silverchair Analytics, our new cloud-based analytics solution and data visualization tool. Now, we’d like to give you additional insight into this new offering, how...

The MIT Press Journals Join MIT Press Direct on the Silverchair Platform

(Charlottesville, VA and Cambridge, MA) May 25, 2021 – Silverchair and the MIT Press announce the launch of 39 of the Press’s journals on the Silverchair Platform. These journals join...

The Modern Language Association Selects Silverchair

(Charlottesville, VA and New York, NY) May 24, 2021 – Silverchair announced today a new partnership with the Modern Language Association (MLA) to host MLA Handbook Plus, a digital-subscription version...

Silverchair’s Workplace of the Future Comes Into Sharper Focus

In April, Silverchair released our second Workplace of the Future survey to ask more of the questions we need answered in order to fine-tune our evolving hybrid work model. We compiled some insightful data...

The American Diabetes Association Selects Silverchair as a Unified Content Hosting Partner

(Charlottesville, VA and Arlington, VA) May 19, 2021 – Silverchair and the American Diabetes Association® (ADA) announced a new partnership today to migrate the ADA’s content to the Silverchair Platform,...

Silverchair Joins GetFTR

May 18, 2021 – Silverchair, the leading independent platform partner for scholarly and professional publishers, has adopted GetFTR (Get Full Text Research) technology, supporting a more streamlined and smarter way...

2020 Publisher Working Groups: University Presses

Last year, as part of our commitment to partnership, Silverchair assembled specialized Publisher Working Groups. The working groups are time-bound and focus on topics surfaced at Silverchair Forum events, shared...

2020 Publisher Working Groups: Curation & Commerce

Last year, as part of our commitment to partnership, Silverchair assembled specialized Publisher Working Groups. The working groups are time-bound and focus on topics surfaced at Silverchair Forum events, shared...

Now hosting: “Persephone Ascending,” A Multi-site Group Show of Virginia Women Artists

Silverchair is proud to be hosting local artist Barbara MacCallum as part of Persephone Ascending, a multi-site show of Virginia women artists. Persephone Ascending is on view for the month...

Earth Day and the Earth Sciences: Connecting Geology and Sustainability

This guest post is authored by Phoebe McMellon, CEO of GeoScienceWorld For well over a year, the world’s attention has been focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, a crisis unlike anything...

The Company of Biologists Launches New Journal Sites on the Silverchair Platform

(Charlottesville, VA and Cambridge, UK) April 19, 2021 – The Company of Biologists has migrated its leading journals to the Silverchair Platform, improving user experience and maximizing the discoverability of...

2020 Publisher Working Groups: Future First-Class Objects

Last year, as part of our commitment to partnership, Silverchair assembled specialized Publisher Working Groups. The working groups are time-bound and focus on topics surfaced at Silverchair Forum events, shared...

Announcing the 2021 Platform Strategies Webinar Series

As with everything else last year, Silverchair’s 2020 Platform Strategies event was shifted to virtual, with three individual events spread across five months. While we missed the dinners and side conversations, the...

2020 Publisher Working Groups: Text and Data Mining

Last year, as part of our commitment to partnership, Silverchair assembled specialized Publisher Working Groups. The working groups are time-bound and focus on topics surfaced at Silverchair Forum events, shared...

Noise vs. Knowledge

This guest blog is written by Charles Thiede, CEO & Co-Founder of Zapnito, a partner in the Silverchair Universe program. For all knowledge industries, social media has become unfeasible as a means...

IFIS Launches IFIS Collections on the Silverchair Platform

(Charlottesville, VA and Wokingham, UK) March 31, 2021  –  Silverchair and IFIS announced today the launch of IFIS Collections on the Silverchair Platform. These human-curated, sector-specific databases are designed to...

How to Make Video Meetings Less Terrible 

I have been hearing for months how exhausted everyone is by the endless parade of video meetings. There is good reason for this. Yet, even as the prospect of reopening becomes...

AACR Engages Silverchair to Expand the Reach & Impact of Cancer Research Publications

(Charlottesville, VA and Philadelphia, PA) March 23, 2021 – Silverchair announced today an agreement with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) to migrate their content to the Silverchair Platform....

Innovation to Revive a Declining Publishing Model

Last week, we introduced Hum, a new Silverchair sister company providing audience intelligence solutions for associations, societies, and publishers. Here, Silverchair CEO Thane Kerner adds context to Hum’s creation and...

Employee Appreciation Day 2021

In honor of Employee Appreciation Day, Silverchair’s executive team shared the messages below with our team.  (Tim Barton, President) The idea of ‘Employee Appreciation Day’ doesn’t quite sit right with...

Knowledge Graphs and Academic Publishing: Providing a Framework and Context for Your Content

This guest blog is written by Ruth Pickering, COO of Yewno Inc., a partner in the Silverchair Universe program. Knowledge is essential to human culture. Systems of belief, understanding of oneself, one’s...

Content Diversity & Platform Development: Strategies for Supporting New Formats

The following is based on a recent presentation given during the NISO webinar “Content Presentation: Diversity of Formats.” Silverchair hosts journals, books, proceedings, and many other content types, in addition...

Here to Stay: Planning for the Remote Hybrid Future

My first introduction to remote work was in the early 2000s, when I started doing some HR consulting from my tiny apartment in DC. This was still during the time...

Content Clarity: Audit, Analysis, and Insight Into Your Content Library

This guest blog is written by Marianne Calilhanna and Brian Trombley of Data Conversion Laboratory, a partner in the Silverchair Universe program. It’s difficult to get an exact count of how...

The American Academy of Pediatrics Selects Silverchair to Host Its Publishing Platform

Silverchair expands their partnership with the American Academy of Pediatrics to host their ebook, journal, and member news content.

AOTA Renews Partnership with Silverchair

(Charlottesville, VA and North Bethesda, MD) January 25, 2021 – Silverchair and the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) announced today the extension of their strategic product development partnership, as well...

The American Medical Association and Silverchair Expand Collaboration with AMA Guides® Launch

(Charlottesville, VA) January 19, 2021 – Silverchair announced today the launch of AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment® on the Silverchair Platform, an expansion of their collaboration with the...

2020 in Hindsight: A Silverchair Retrospective

The success of Silverchair has always been based on the relationships we build, and for all the turmoil that 2020 brought, it also provided opportunities for us to deepen and...

The Society of Petroleum Engineers Launches OnePetro® on the Silverchair Platform

Silverchair and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) announce the launch of their multi-publisher online library, OnePetro®, on the Silverchair Platform.

New Year’s Evolutions: Tips & Tricks for Publishers

It’s the start of a new year, and for many of us, simply getting through 2020 is enough of an achievement. But if you are ready to hit the ground...

VIDEO BLOG: A behind-the-scenes interview about the new Silverchair Composer

Silverchair recently announced the launch of Composer, a new authoring product that extends first-class publication treatment to content such as blogs, commercial or sponsored content, journalistic features, marketing pieces, news,...

Community Spotlight: Giving Back in the Year of Pandemic

It’s the time of year when we turn attention to ways we can give back to our community and to those in need. This year has thrown into the spotlight...

Silverchair Drives Innovation with the Announcement of Three Major Product Tools

Silverchair announces three major product developments that provide publishers with broader support for their content and deeper insights to meet business needs.

Introducing Silverchair Composer

Silverchair announces the launch of Silverchair Composer, a market-leading new authoring product that allows publishers to bring even more of their content into a single user experience.

Zero-party data: Capturing user attention and selling Products

The following is excerpted from the ConTech Week 2020 presentation of the same title.   What is Zero-Party data? “Data that a customer intentionally and proactively shares with a brand,...

Fun Facts: Get to Know the Silverchair Team

As Silverchair clients know, in each of our sprintly (every 3 weeks) platform release notes emails, we feature a spotlight on a Silverchair staff member. These spotlights include the “in...

Empathetic Leadership: How business leaders can build trust online

This guest blog is written by Christopher Sprenger, Head of Solutions at Zapnito, a partner in the Silverchair Universe program. Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash Empathy is the ability to...

AI vs IA: How Will Humans and Technologies Interplay in the Future of Scholarly Communication?

Excerpts from CEO of Digital Science Daniel Hook's presentation about the preconceived biases, history, and advancement of AI.

The Importance of Original Content in Digital Marketing

Content marketing requires a focus on the creation of unique content. Use a duplicate content checker to check for duplicate content online.

Efficient & Scalable: Three Areas to Focus on as You Adapt Your Publishing Business

At last year’s Platform Strategies meeting, Alison Mudditt, CEO of PLOS, joined us for a discussion around the infrastructure, technology, strategies, and relationships needed to adapt to open access market changes successfully. The excerpt below centers around a question as relevant now as it was then: What should publishers be doing to make our processes more efficient and scalable?

Onward & Upward: SSP New Directions Seminar Recap

At the "2020 SSP Virtual Seminar: New Directions in Scholarly Publishing," we connected with colleagues, asked questions of industry experts, and joked about missing stale conference-hall coffee. Here, we share our notes and takeaways from the sessions.

Lasting Effects – What the Pandemic Will & Won’t Change

Change and adaptation have been a near constant in 2020, but which changes will we carry forward, and which are we doing only out of necessity? Hear insights from our July Platform Strategies Webinar Series event.

Client Spotlight: The American Medical Association / JAMA Network™

Silverchair works with some of the most prestigious names in scholarly and professional information, spanning the worlds of professional societies and associations, university presses, commercial publishing, and government agencies. These...

Unified Platforms and the rise of Contextual Advertising

This guest blog is written by Alexander Golubowitsch, Managing Director and Co-Founder at PubGrade, a partner in the Silverchair Universe program. Despite fluctuations in popularity over the past five to...

Open for Business: Open Access, Open Science, and the Silverchair Platform 

At its most basic definition, a publishing platform is a container for content designed specifically to meet the needs of the ways that individuals access and interact with the contents of that container. As far as access is...

Client Spotlight: The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

Silverchair works with some of the most prestigious names in scholarly and professional information, spanning the worlds of professional societies and associations, university presses, commercial publishing, and government agencies. These...

How publishers can drive FAIR data excellence

This guest blog is written by Alan Hyndman, Marketing Director at Figshare, a partner in the Silverchair Universe Program. In the last decade, we’ve seen repeated reports highlighting a lack of...

Charting the Future: Platform Development at Silverchair

The Silverchair Platform Development Plan (SPDP) is comprised of four categories, with new platform functionality or enhancements released every three weeks. Our development plan is accessible to all clients, maximizing both transparency and flexibility for our community.

Coronavirus, text-to-speech, and the future of distance learning

This guest blog is written by Amy Foxwell of ReadSpeaker, a partner in the Silverchair Universe Program. In these months of upheaval, one wonders if life will be the same after...

The Future of AI: Innovation, Monetization, & the Rise of China

“I think the biggest global challenge for publishers is going to be the disruption that is coming from technology on all sides, both in terms of getting people to pay...

Thinking Holistically About Content: Society Street Webinar Recap

In early July, Society Street hosted Paul Gee, Vice President of Product Management and Development for the JAMA Network, and Julie Gill, Vice President and General Manager for AMA Ed...

Silverchair Partners with IFIS to Support Research in the Sciences of Food & Health

(Charlottesville, VA and Wokingham, UK) July 20, 2020  –  Silverchair announced today a partnership with IFIS to host content from their renowned FSTA database. FSTA is the key resource for...

From Our Shelves: A Silverchair Reading List

Summer is here and despite the fact that most of our “vacations” are taking us no further than our guest bedrooms, we’re making time to step away from work, rejuvenate,...

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Selects Silverchair to Host Resident Curriculum

(Charlottesville, VA and Rosemont, IL) June 24, 2020 – Silverchair and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) announced today an agreement to develop and host the AAOS Orthopaedic Resident...

Using AI Tools for Recommendations

This guest blog is written by Michael Upshall, Head of Sales and Business Development for UNSILO, a CACTUS brand, and a partner in the Silverchair Universe Program. Recommender systems are...

Content Marketing for Scholarly Publishers: Leveraging Your Strongest Asset

Content marketing has replaced traditional advertising in nearly every industry. Scholarly publishers have a unique advantage in adapting to this trend, since the product itself is rich with content that can capture and hold the attention of a clearly defined audience and inspire them to action.

Analytics to Action: How Recent Changes to Google Analytics Affect How Publishers Are Able to Understand and Convert their Audiences

This guest blog is written by Debbie Wilton, Marketing Manager for PSI, a partner in the Silverchair Universe program. To know that an article was viewed or downloaded one hundred...

How AI Mimics the Complexity of the Human Mind in Discovery

This guest blog is written by Manisha Bolina, Channel Partner Manager – International, at Yewno, a partner in the Silverchair Universe program. Discoverability of content, taxonomies and metadata have always been...

The Positive Side Effects of a Platform Migration

Selecting the best platform for your organization and partnering with service providers who have deep experience results in a healthy digital transformation. This post explores the positive side effects publishers can experience during a platform migration.

Perspective: The Importance of Technology Partners in Times of Crisis

In this report, we share ideas and insights from the Silverchair community on how to adapt to or negotiate through times of crisis.

Silverchair and University of California Press Launch Next Generation Journals Hosting Platform

Silverchair and University of California Press announce the launch of UC Press’ 110,000+ article in 6000+ journal issues on the Silverchair Platform.

Virtual Culture Club: Hiring & Onboarding in a Remote Environment

When asked what people like most about working at Silverchair, the top two responses are the culture and the people. Our culture isn’t something that just happened, it is something...

Silverchair Appoints Will Schweitzer Chief Product Officer

The September 22, 2023 issue of Outsell incorrectly linked to this release. Please find the correct announcement here. (Charlottesville, VA) April 24, 2020 – Silverchair is pleased to announce the...

Altmetric vs. Dimensions Badges: Understanding the Full Story About Research

This guest blog is written by Cathy Holland, Director, Global Publisher Business Development at Digital Science, a partner in the Silverchair Universe program. Here at Digital Science we are no...

Earth Day 2020: Sustaining a Sustainable Office Environment

The office that I care for is now almost 100% remote. As Silverchair has settled into tele-working, perhaps a few folks are undergoing mild withdraw symptoms attributable to an aggressive...

Portland Press Launches New Site for Life Sciences Content on the Silverchair Platform

(Charlottesville, VA and London, UK) April 9, 2020 – Silverchair and Portland Press announced today the launch of Portland Press’ journal sites on the Silverchair Platform. Publishing world-leading research and...

Convert Readers to an Engaged Audience with Content Discovery

This guest blog is written by Lea Aliperta Mourissoux, Head of Marketing at Bibblio, a partner in the Silverchair Universe program. In the past few months we’ve witnessed an increase...

The Company of Biologists Selects Silverchair to Host Leading Biology Publications

Silverchair and The Company of Biologists today announced a new partnership to host the leading, peer-reviewed journals published by The Company of Biologists, improving user experience and maximizing the discoverability of their content for the biological community.

Why online-only event communities don’t have to be a consolation prize: 10 reasons why they beat in-person events

Silverchair Universe partner Zapnito looks at why virtual events can be better than in-person events.

Allen Press and Silverchair Launch Meridian, Expanding Digital Publishing Technology for Society Publishers

(LAWRENCE, Kan. and CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) – February 13, 2020 – Allen Press, Inc. and Silverchair announced today the launch of Meridian, a digital publishing platform and service of Allen Press,...

Silverchair and Cadmore Media Launch Enhanced Video and Transcript Site for Platform Strategies Content

(Charlottesville, VA and Bethesda, MD) February 12, 2020 – Silverchair and Cadmore Media announced today the launch of a dedicated site hosting the video content for Platform Strategies, Silverchair’s industry...

Thank you for joining the Silverchair community

As another year has drawn to an end, we would like to thank you for putting your trust in us by joining our cohort of prestigious clients. The success of...

The American Medical Association (AMA) Extends Partnership with Silverchair for the JAMA Network

Silverchair and the American Medical Association (AMA) announced today that they have extended their partnership on the JAMA Network through 2023.

Rockefeller University Press Launches Leading Biomedical Research Journals on the Silverchair Platform

Rockefeller University Press (RUP) and Silverchair announced today the launch of RUP’s leading biomedical research journals - Journal of Cell Biology (JCB), Journal of Experimental Medicine (JEM), and Journal of General Physiology (JGP) - on the Silverchair Platform.

Cadmore Media Joins the Silverchair Universe to Offer Enhanced Streaming Media Experience on the Silverchair Platform

Silverchair announced today the addition of Cadmore Media, a company providing streaming media publishing services, to the Silverchair Universe, the Silverchair Platform’s certified partner network.

Silverchair Welcomes scite to the Silverchair Universe to Help Improve How Publishers are Using Citations

Silverchair announced today the addition of scite, a company that enables anyone to see how a scientific report has been cited, to the Silverchair Universe, the Silverchair Platform’s certified partner network.

AACN Launches Enhanced Site for Critical Care Nursing Journals on Silverchair Platform

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and Silverchair announced today the launch of AACN’s peer-reviewed journals on the Silverchair Platform.

Silverchair Releases New Analysis and Content Service to Support Text and Data Mining

Silverchair announced today the release of a new Analysis and Content Service to support scholarly text and data mining. The new service represents a significant enhancement of the Silverchair Platform Text and Data Mining Interface first released in 2018.

The Society of Petroleum Engineers Selects Silverchair to Host OnePetro®

(Charlottesville, VA and Richardson, TX) November 14, 2019 – Silverchair announced today a partnership with the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) to host their multi-publisher online library, OnePetro®.

Data Conversion Laboratory Joins the Silverchair Universe to Improve Content Reliability While Minimizing Costs for Clients

(Charlottesville, VA and Fresh Meadows, NY) September 19, 2019 – Silverchair announced today the addition of Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL), a company providing data and content transformation services, to the...

Platform Strategies 2019 – What I’m Looking Forward To: Part 7

Silverchair’s Platform Strategies meeting, an industry conference exploring the intersection of business strategy and technology, will be held in New York City on September 25 and 26. In this series...

Platform Strategies 2019 – What I’m Looking Forward To: Part 6

Silverchair’s Platform Strategies meeting, an industry conference exploring the intersection of business strategy and technology, will be held in New York City on September 25 and 26. In this series...

Platform Strategies 2019 – What I’m Looking Forward To: Part 5

Silverchair’s Platform Strategies meeting, an industry conference exploring the intersection of business strategy and technology, will be held in New York City on September 25 and 26. In this series...

Platform Strategies 2019 – What I’m Looking Forward To: Part 4

Silverchair’s Platform Strategies meeting, an industry conference exploring the intersection of business strategy and technology, will be held in New York City on September 25 and 26. In this series...

Platform Strategies 2019 – What I’m Looking Forward To: Part 3

Silverchair’s Platform Strategies meeting, an industry conference exploring the intersection of business strategy and technology, will be held in New York City on September 25 and 26. In this series...

Platform Strategies 2019 – A Compelling Agenda is Taking Shape

Silverchair’s Platform Strategies meeting, an industry conference exploring the intersection of business strategy and technology, will be held in New York City on September 25 and 26. In this series...

Platform Strategies 2019 – What I’m Looking Forward To: Part 2

Silverchair’s Platform Strategies meeting, an industry conference exploring the intersection of business strategy and technology, will be held in New York City on September 25 and 26. In this series...

Platform Strategies 2019 – What I’m Looking Forward To: Part 1

Silverchair’s Platform Strategies meeting, an industry conference exploring the intersection of business strategy and technology, will be held in New York City on September 25 and 26. In this series...

Silverchair and University of California Press Announce Next Generation Platform for UC Press’s Diverse Journal Portfolio

(Charlottesville, VA and Oakland, CA) July 16, 2019 – Silverchair announced today that University of California Press (UC Press) has selected the Silverchair Platform for its journals hosting solution. As one of the six largest university presses in the United States, and the only one associated with a public institution...

Plan S: Why Collaboration Will Prove Key to Successful Compliance

This guest blog is written by Inez van Korlaar, Marketing Director at Dimensions (part of Digital Science), a partner in the Silverchair Universe program.  With the Plan S 2020 deadline now...

AACN Partners with Silverchair to Upgrade Key Critical Care Nursing Journals

(Charlottesville, Va. and Aliso Viejo, Calif.) March 5, 2019 – Silverchair announced today an agreement with the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) to migrate its award-winning and nationally recognized...

Rockefeller University Press Selects Silverchair to Host Journals

(Charlottesville, VA and New York, NY) February 26, 2019 – Silverchair announced today a partnership with Rockefeller University Press (RUP) to host their leading biomedical research hybrid journals – Journal...

Silverchair Invests in Platform and Innovation with Two New Product Executives

(Charlottesville, VA) February 7, 2019 – Silverchair announced today the appointments of Will Schweitzer as Senior Vice President, Product Management, and Dustin Smith as Director of New Product Development and...

The Vital Importance of Discovery in Scholarly Publishing

This guest blog is written by Bert Carelli, Director of Partnerships at TrendMD, a partner in the Silverchair Universe program.  How do researchers stay on top of new developments in a fast-moving...

Developing Developers: The Paths to Coding Software as a Career

If a healthy salary, job satisfaction, and super-low unemployment rate are high on your priority list, a career as a software developer might be for you. For the second year...

The American Society of Hematology Selects Silverchair to Host Premier Clinical and Scientific Research

(Charlottesville, VA and Washington, DC) January 28, 2019 – Silverchair announced today a partnership with the American Society of Hematology (ASH) to host its esteemed content on the Silverchair Platform....

The Data Opportunities for Publishers in 2019

This guest blog is written by Alan Hyndman, Marketing Director at Figshare, a partner in the Silverchair Universe program.  In recent years, we have seen the topic of research data increase in...

ASM International Launches a Unified Materials Information Digital Library on the Silverchair Platform

(Charlottesville, VA and Cleveland, OH) January 16, 2019 – ASM International and Silverchair announced today the launch of the ASM Digital Library on the Silverchair Platform. The ASM Digital Library...

New Content from GeoScienceWorld Now Live on the Silverchair Platform: GeoArabia Archive and Special Publications

(McLean, VA) January 15, 2019 – GeoScienceWorld (GSW) is pleased to announce the addition of the journal GeoArabia archive (1996 – 2015) and special publications to its domain-leading collection of...

Inspire, Catalyze, and Support: the Silverchair Workplace

The start of a new year provides a chance to reflect and to set goals, both personally and professionally. Below, Silverchair’s Chief Operating Officer offers his ruminations on the Silverchair...

Allen Press and Silverchair Announce Partnership to Expand Online Publishing Technology for Society Publishers

(LAWRENCE, Kan. and CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) – December 13, 2018 – Allen Press, Inc. and Silverchair are pleased to announce a new online publishing partnership. Beginning in 2019, Silverchair will be...

Protecting Your Work: Tracking Content Use for Plagiarism and Citation

This guest blog is written by Brooke Weinbaum, Head of Marketing at Copyleaks, a partner in the Silverchair Universe program.  Writing content of any kind requires a lot of work,...

Silverchair Delivers Text-to-Speech via ReadSpeaker Integration

McGraw-Hill Education Launches ReadSpeaker Functionality on the Silverchair Platform   November 29, 2018 (CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA & FOXBORO, MA): Silverchair announced today that it has partnered with ReadSpeaker to offer market-leading...

Silverchair Update on Google Scholar Initiatives & Partnership

(Charlottesville, VA) November 27, 2018 – Silverchair today announced an update on its participation in several industry initiatives led by Google Scholar and implemented on the Silverchair Platform. In 2018,...

Agency, Motivation, and Learning

A group of Silverchairians (myself included) recently attended the SWITCH ON! Summit, organized by Charlottesville Women in Tech. The summit focused on igniting your professional tech network by learning, collaborating,...

Opportunities in Data: Using, Verifying, and Protecting Information in an Era When “Data is King”

This guest blog is written by Debbie Wilton, Marketing Manager for PSI, a partner in the Silverchair Universe program.  We collectively operate in a world where “data is king.” The...

Code Ocean Joins the Silverchair Universe to Enhance Reproducibility and Momentum of Research

(Charlottesville, VA) October 29, 2018 – Silverchair announced today the addition of Code Ocean to the Silverchair Universe, a framework for rapidly integrating complementary products and services with the Silverchair...

Why a Seamless Learner Experience is Critical for Continuing Education

This guest blog is written by Adam Green of Rievent, a partner in the Silverchair Universe program. When it comes to continuing education (CE) for professionals, we live in the era of more....

Reflections from Platform Strategies 2018, Part 3

I joined Silverchair as President earlier this year, and it’s my privilege to offer some reflections on Silverchair’s recent Platform Strategies meeting. In our opening panel of Technology Leadership, Max...

Profeza Joins the Silverchair Universe to Encourage Reuse of Research Content

(Charlottesville, VA) October 17, 2018 – Silverchair announced today the addition of Profeza to the Silverchair Universe, a framework for rapidly integrating complementary products and services with the Silverchair Platform....

MIT Press Partners with Silverchair to Launch MIT Press Direct eBook Platform

(Charlottesville, VA and Cambridge, MA) October 15, 2018 – Silverchair announced today a partnership with the MIT Press to develop and host a new eBooks platform, MIT Press Direct. Known...

Reflections from Platform Strategies 2018, Part 2

Recordings and slides from Platform Strategies 2018 are now available on our website, and we’re delighted to share more reflections from our team on the incredible insights shared during the...

Reflections from Platform Strategies 2018, Part 1

A week has now passed since Silverchair’s inaugural Platform Strategies meeting, and we are still reeling from the excellent content, the extremely engaged audience, and the fantastic insights that arose...

Portland Press Selects Silverchair to Deliver Their Bioscience Content

(Charlottesville, VA and London, UK)  September 26, 2018 – Silverchair announced today a partnership with Portland Press, the wholly owned subsidiary of the Biochemical Society, to host its life sciences...

Silverchair Launches DermTrainer Tool for Advanced Training and Diagnosis in Dermatology

(Charlottesville, VA) September 11, 2018 – Silverchair today announced the launch of DermTrainer, a sophisticated tool developed and tested by dermatologists for teaching clinical dermatology. The tool will debut September...

Susan Pastore Joins Silverchair as Director of Business Development

(Charlottesville, VA) September 5, 2018 – Silverchair, the leading independent platform provider for scholarly and professional publishers, announced today the appointment of Susan Pastore as Director, Business Development. This newly...

Software Company in a Hardware Store: A History of the Silverchair Offices

Since our founding in 1993, Silverchair has been located in Charlottesville, Virginia, employing over 120 professionals with a unique combination of skills – technology, product design and development expertise, and...

Silverchair Client Achievements: Impact Factors, Awards, and Highlights

The recently released 2018 Journal Citation Reports (JCR) featured 11,655 journal listings in 234 disciplines from 80 countries. 10 million references were used in calculating the important industry indicator, the...

IWA Publishing Launches Next-Generation Digital Product Platform with Silverchair

(Charlottesville, VA and London, UK) July 10, 2018 – Silverchair Information Systems (Silverchair) and IWA Publishing announced today the launch of IWA Publishing’s acclaimed water and environmental resources on the...

Silverchair Spotlight: A Q&A with Silverchair President, Tim Barton

Silverchair recently welcomed Tim Barton as our new President. Below, learn more about his background, his experience at Silverchair thus far, and his vision for the future.   Can you...

The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses Launches on the Silverchair Platform, Advancing Access to Perioperative Nursing Resources

(Charlottesville, VA and Denver, CO) June 14, 2018 – Silverchair Information Systems (Silverchair) and the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) announced today the launch of AORN’s acclaimed perioperative nursing...

GeoScienceWorld Announces Significant Content Additions and Welcomes New Society Services Clients on the Silverchair Platform

(McLean, VA and Charlottesville, VA) June 12, 2018 – GeoScienceWorld (GSW) is pleased to welcome two new Society Services clients — the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the...

Tim Barton Joins Silverchair as President

(Charlottesville, VA) May 29, 2018 – Silverchair Information Systems, a leading provider of technology platforms and services for the professional and scholarly knowledge industry, today announced that Tim Barton has...

The Path to Annotation for Researchers and Publishers

This guest blog is written by Heather Staines, Director of Partnerships at Hypothesis, a partner in the Silverchair Universe program. With the revelation of illegal Facebook data use by Cambridge Analytica and...

ASM International Selects Silverchair Platform for Unified Materials Information Digital Library

(Charlottesville, VA and Cleveland, OH) May 16, 2018 – Silverchair Information Systems (Silverchair) announced today a partnership with ASM International (ASM) to develop a unified hosting solution for ASM’s authoritative...

The Need for Engaging, Immediate Citation Reporting

This guest blog is written by Catherine Williams, CMO of Altmetric & Dimensions, both partners in the Silverchair Universe program. There are days when it seems the reporting will never...

Variable Font Technology

Until recently, font technology had been relatively stagnant since the 90s. A new joint venture created by Google, Apple, Adobe, and Microsoft, however, has produced an exciting development that will...

Agile Development at Silverchair: Program Increments

In 2017 Silverchair made significant strides to reaffirm the Agile processes and principles each team follows from sprint to sprint with role clarity, processes, and metrics. As a result, our...

Accessibility at Silverchair

Silverchair has prioritized accessibility internally for years, and aims for AA WCAG compliance in all of our online products. Read more about our process.

Silverchair Releases Text and Data Mining Interface Optimized for Machine Learning and AI

(Charlottesville, VA) March 21, 2018 – Silverchair Information Systems (Silverchair) announced today the release of a new Text and Data Mining Interface to the Silverchair Platform. Designed for large-scale data...

UX Design at Silverchair

Silverchair’s User Experience (UX) team touches virtually every aspect of the product development lifecycle and is with each project from inception through to launch. Learn more about the team's areas of focus.

17 of the Altmetric Top 100 Articles of 2017 Delivered via Silverchair Platform

Altmetric has released its highly anticipated Top 100 list for 2017, featuring 17 articles hosted on the Silverchair Platform. The list collects the most-discussed research based on weighted rankings from...

Duke University Press Launches New Digital Content Site on the Silverchair Platform

(Charlottesville, VA and Durham, NC) November 27, 2017 –Duke University Press (DUP) and Silverchair Information Systems announced today the launch of DUP’s extensive collection of scholarly journals, books, and electronic...

Silverchair Universe: Video Blog Update

Wes Royer, Director of Product, gives background on our exciting new program, what we’ve been working on, and what to look for in 2018. “The Silverchair Universe is intentionally a...

GeoScienceWorld Launches on The Silverchair Platform, Advancing Earth Science Research and Discovery

(Charlottesville, VA and McLean, VA) November 21, 2017 – Silverchair Information Systems and GeoScienceWorld (GSW) today announced the launch of the new GeoScienceWorld.org on the Silverchair Platform, host to GSW’s...

Silverchair’s Design & Marketing Teams Take Home Awards

Last night at the American Marketing Association’s Central Virginia Excellence in Marketing Awards, Silverchair took home the title in both the categories for which we submitted work: Broadcast Marketing and...

Yewno Joins the Silverchair Universe, Offering Expanded Discoverability and Insight to Publishers on the Silverchair Platform

(Charlottesville, VA and Redwood City, CA) November 8, 2017 – Silverchair Information Systems (Silverchair) announced today the addition of Yewno to the Silverchair Universe, providing Yewno’s unique machine-learning technology to...

IWA Publishing and Silverchair Announce Partnership to Develop Next-Generation Digital Product Platform

(Charlottesville, VA and London, UK) November 7, 2017 – Silverchair Information Systems (Silverchair) and IWA Publishing announced today a new partnership to host and enrich IWA Publishing’s acclaimed water and...

The Benefits & Balance of Scale: Strategies 2017 Recap

Last month’s Silverchair Strategies was a rewarding day of interaction and feedback, stimulating discussions, and catching up with industry colleagues at the beautiful Apella Event Space in NYC. Slides and...

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Extends Partnership with Silverchair through 2020

(Charlottesville, VA and Rockville, MD) October 18, 2017 – Silverchair Information Systems and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) announced today that they have extended their partnership...

ASME, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Launches Two New Sites on the Silverchair Platform

(Charlottesville, VA and New York, NY) October 6, 2017 – Silverchair Information Systems and The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) announce the launch of two new journals on the...

The SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology & The Seismological Society of America Launch New Publications Portals on the Silverchair Platform

(Charlottesville, VA, Tulsa, OK, and Albany, CA) October 4, 2017 – Silverchair Information Systems, in partnership with the SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) and the Seismological Society of America...

Introducing the Silverchair Universe: A New Framework for Rapid Integration of Complementary Products and Services with the Silverchair Platform

(Charlottesville, VA) October 2, 2017 – Silverchair Information Systems (Silverchair) announced today the launch of the Silverchair Universe, a new framework for rapidly integrating complementary products and services with the...

Silverchair Insights: ALPSP Video Blog

Silverchair just returned from the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) annual meeting in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, which we attended as a Silver sponsor. Chief Product Officer Jake...

Silverchair Insights: Identifying “Toil”

Silverchair’s most recent company meeting featured a session introducing employees to the idea of “toil.” CTO Stuart Leitch picked up the term coined by Google’s Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team...

Silverchair Insights: Scrum Fundamentals & Agile Governance Survey

As part of our ongoing commitment to improving our internal processes, Silverchair recently conducted an internal survey on Scrum Fundamentals & Agile Governance. Surveys such as these are critical in...

Impact and Beyond: Silverchair’s Publishing Landscape

(Charlottesville, VA) August 3, 2017 – The recent release of the 2016 Journal Citation Reports featured impressive rankings by numerous Silverchair-hosted journals. The results of this key industry assessment reflect...

Silverchair Insights: Incident Management at Silverchair: Root Cause Analysis

Over the last few months, Silverchair has improved and strengthened our Incident Management Processes. One piece of the Incident Management processes that we identified for improvement was our ability to determine...

From the Silverchair blog: “Why?”—A Question to Define Success & Add Value

If you have young kids, chances are you’ve lost patience with the number of times they’ve told you “No!” or asked you “Why?” But child development professionals will tell you that the use...

The Geological Society of America Launches New Publications Portal on the Silverchair Platform

(Charlottesville, VA & Boulder, CO) July 5, 2017 – Silverchair Information Systems and the Geological Society of America, Inc. (GSA), in partnership with GeoScienceWorld (GSW), today announced the launch of...

Silverchair Insights: Communities of Practice

There’s an old saying – Two heads are better than one. Stands to reason that multiple heads working together in common cause to share ideas would be even better than...

Zapnito and Silverchair Partner to Create and Enrich Knowledge Communities

(Charlottesville, VA and London, UK) June 23, 2017 – Silverchair Information Systems (Silverchair) and Zapnito announced today a new partnership to enable STM and humanities publishers, professional societies, and other...

The SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology & The Seismological Society of America Partner with Silverchair for New Publications Portals

(Charlottesville, VA, Tulsa, OK, and Albany, CA) June 16, 2017 – Silverchair Information Systems today announced partnerships with the Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) and the Seismological Society of America...

The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses and Silverchair Announce Partnership to Advance Access to Perioperative Nursing Resources

(Charlottesville, VA and Denver, CO) June 9, 2017 – Silverchair Information Systems (Silverchair) and the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) announced today a new partnership to host and enrich...

Silverchair Named “Business of the Year” at CBIC Awards Gala

Silverchair is honored to have been named “Business of the Year” at the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council (CBIC) Awards Gala last night, and is proud to be in the excellent...

Economic Geology Launches on the Silverchair Platform

(Charlottesville, VA & Littleton, CO) May 9, 2017 – Silverchair Information Systems and the Society of Economic Geologists, Inc. (SEG), in partnership with GeoScienceWorld (GSW), today announce the launch of...

Silverchair Insights: Provider vs. Partner

Last month I had the opportunity to give a presentation to an audience of publishers, STM customers, and providers as part of the Association of American Publishers’ Learn, Connect, Grow series. The...

Silverchair Insights: Getting Behind the Wheel – Professional Goals Setting

With 2017 almost 1/3 of the way done, now is a good time to take stock of the goals laid out as the year began. It is an ongoing part of one’s...

Silverchair Insights: Working in Teams

At any company where small scrum teams operate, the typical buzzwords are teamwork, collaboration, commitment, cross-functional, and self-managed. (Bleh!, buzzwords.) But what about tension, disagreement, conflict, and debate? From this article,...

The Geological Society of America Partners with Silverchair for New Publications Portal

Silverchair and The Geological Society of America, Inc. (GSA) announce a new partnership to launch a fully integrated GSA publications portal on the Silverchair Platform for GSA’s journals and eBooks.

ASME, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Extends Relationship with Silverchair

Silverchair announces that it has extended its partnership with The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) until 2020.

Society of Economic Geologists Partners with Silverchair for New Publications Portal

Silverchair and the Society of Economic Geologists, Inc. (SEG) announce a new partnership to launch a fully integrated SEG Publications portal on the Silverchair Platform.

GeoScienceWorld and Silverchair Announce Partnership to Advance Earth Sciences Research and Discovery

Silverchair and GeoScienceWorld (GSW) announce a new partnership to redevelop and enhance GSW’s domain-leading collection of earth science research on the Silverchair Platform.

Duke University Press Selects Silverchair for New Digital Products Platform

Silverchair and Duke University Press announce a new publishing technology partnership to redevelop and host Duke University Press’s extensive collection of scholarly journals, books, and electronic collections in the humanities and social sciences.

17 of the Altmetric Top 100 Articles of 2016 Delivered via Silverchair Platform

The Silverchair platform delivered 17 of the 100 top-scoring articles and 4 of the top 8. This includes the #1 article, the first scholarly article authored by a sitting U.S. President and the highest scoring article ever!

Silverchair and The American Academy of Dermatology partner to launch new Dermatology Patient Education website

Silverchair and the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) announce the launch of the AAD’s Dermatology Patient Education website.

Oxford University Press Announces Agreement with Silverchair to Accelerate its Ambitious Technology Vision

The Global Academic Division of Oxford University Press (OUP) announces it has entered into an agreement with Silverchair to migrate its extensive portfolio of journals and many of its online products to a new publishing platform powered by Silverchair’s SCM technology.
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