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Friday 14 December 2018

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

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(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 Allen Press’ exclusive online publishing technology partner, facilitating access to the Silverchair Platform for Allen Press’ audience of independent society and association publishers.

Allen Press

After a careful review of the platform market, Allen Press selected the Silverchair Platform as the industry’s most technologically advanced web presence, featuring an intuitive user interface and web design, robust reader experience and highly customizable site configurations. Engineered for the world’s leading scholarly and professional publishers, the Silverchair Platform will now be made available to an even broader number of independent society and association publishers as part of Allen Press’ extensive suite of services.

“Allen Press plays an integral role in helping STEM and society publishers share ideas that improve our world,” said Maria Preston-Cargill, Allen Press Executive Vice President. “The content published by our customers deserves the very best online publishing technology. We firmly believe the Silverchair Platform will enhance our customers’ journal readership, engagement and dissemination.”

“We’re pleased to partner with Allen Press, as this partnership immediately expands our reach in providing advanced platform technology to independent society publishers,” said Jake Zarnegar, Silverchair’s Chief Product Officer. “With the Silverchair Platform paired with Allen’s comprehensive publishing management services, we have created a technology plus services offer for smaller society and association publishers that can’t be beat.”

The Silverchair Platform delivers a responsive web design optimized to display on any desktop, tablet, or mobile device. Allen Press customers will benefit from seamless single sign-on integration for member and subscriber authentication, personalized content suggestions, and access to the Silverchair Universe partner network, which features complementary product and service integrations such as Altmetric, Figshare, RedLink, Remarq, Hypothesis, and TrendMD. Additionally, each new Silverchair website will be designed by Allen Press’ in-house marketing agency with a complimentary web audit and consultation from its digital experts.

All content currently hosted with Allen Press will be migrated to the Silverchair Platform in 2019.

About Allen Press, Inc.

Inspire your audience using our innovative blend of printing, marketing, publishing and distribution options crafted with the latest technology. We also serve a unique role in assisting the STEM community share ideas that improve the world. Our core services include Advanced Print Production (Publication, Commercial, Digital and Trade), Scholarly Publishing Services, Direct Mail, Marketing Communications, Association Management and Advertising Sales. www.allenpress.com

About Silverchair

Silverchair integrates and delivers scholarly and professional content from a single omni-format hosting platform – journals, books, video, custom formats, and more. The Silverchair Platform provides distinctive online sites, unique products, and advanced technologies to STM and humanities publishers, professional societies, and the federal government, propelling their content to greater reach and impact. www.silverchair.com

For further information, contact:

Maria Preston-Cargill, Executive Vice President, Allen Press, Inc.
mcargill@allenpress.com | tel: (785) 865-9265

Stephanie Lovegrove, Marketing Manager, Silverchair
press@silverchair.com

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