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Hypermedia Online Publishing: the Transformation of the Scholarly Journal


8.3.1 Overview

Highwire Press is an initiative of Stanford University Libraries/Academic Information Resources. It was selected because it is implementing leading-edge Web-based e-journal technologies and because it is commercially successful (i.e. not just a pilot). Stanford also has a number of interesting projects including the Digital Libraries Initiative, and I was interested in possible synergies. Highwire Press is available on-line at <http://highwire.stanford.edu> .

The stated mission of Highwire [Highwire Press, 1997] is to:

The main informant at Highwire Press was Vicky Reich, Assistant Director and Digital Librarian at Stanford University's Green Library. The author also attended a workshop presented by Mike Keller, Director of Highwire Press when he was visiting Australia in late 1996.



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