EMBO Press will include enhanced options for publishing source data, and rendering the data presented in figures more usable and discoverable. Researchers will be able to customize and optimize their reader experience. Restructuring the way papers are presented will obviate the need for a separate supplementary information section.
"Many exciting developments lie ahead in publishing and we want to have a platform that supports technological responsiveness and high-level support," added Pulverer. "Access to the Drupal tools integrated into the HighWire Press Open Platform creates new possibilities for innovation in areas like data presentation, semantic interlinking, article level metrics and mobile web interfaces. There will be many exciting technological developments in the future and we want our authors and readers to be in a position to benefit."
"After many years of fruitful collaboration with Nature Publishing Group, we have decided to collaborate with Wiley and HighWire to implement the EMBO Press platform. EMBO Press gives us the freedom and flexibility we need to realize our future plans for the journals," commented Maria Leptin, Director of EMBO. "All the financial benefits from our publishing activities will continue to support the activities of EMBO and the scientific community."
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