Germany-based publisher Transcript has integrated PaperHive, a copyright-compliant scholarly collaboration network, with its newly launched publishing platform. PaperHive’s annotation, literature management, and group conversation capabilities are now enabled for all Transcript open access monographs and textbooks.
The partnership focuses on increasing reader engagement with Transcript’s book portfolio in a variety of fields including political science, history, and cultural studies. PaperHive's collaboration system connects researchers to communities through discussion, aiming to stimulate conversation and provoke thought in the margins of publications.
Karin Werner, CEO of Transcript, said: 'PaperHive provides us with fascinating new ways to engage our community. Helping authors to meaningfully connect with readers is of highest priority for us at transcript.'
André Gaul, CEO of PaperHive, added: 'We are excited to work with transcript. Their dedication to innovations in scholarly communication and to fostering open access publishing is an inspirational example for all academic publishers.'