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Berghahn Books will re-launch their journals portfolio on PubFactory

October 16, 2015The award-winning scholarly publishing platform from Safari Berghahn Books’ choice of PubFactory to host their new journals publishing platform will feature a complete site redesign to maximize the prestige of the Berghahn Books brand, enhance user engagement, and provide a mobile optimized content interface.

Berghahn Books is an independent publisher of distinguished scholarly journals and books in the humanities and social sciences. Vivian Berghahn, Managing Director at Berghahn Books said, “We have selected Safari’s PubFactory platform knowing that we needed a trusted partner to provide the highest level of platform performance as well as to deliver strategic support beyond the normal scope of services offered by platform vendors. We are thrilled to begin working with Safari and to gain the many benefits of joining our business with an innovative, collaborative partner who will propel the growth of our flourishing journals program and advance the services that we provide.”

With over 15 years of experience building and distributing best in class digital products, Safari is the ideal platform partner to enable Berghahn Books to drive the development of their online journals and be equipped to adapt their business based on evolving user needs and the latest technology tools.  Safari offers Berghahn Books the perfect balance of full-service, consultative account management to execute platform enhancements on their behalf while also turning over site controls to the Berghahn Books staff to empower them to set the pace and direct the changes that are made to the PubFactory platform.

“Safari is proud to have Berghahn Books journals join the growing list of journals publishers hosted on PubFactory. Over the last decade, PubFactory has developed into a feature-rich, flexible platform that readily supports journals, books, databases, and other publisher-defined content types. Today, there are 13M unique sets of content on PubFactory, including over 800 journal titles. The addition of Berghahn Books’ journals to PubFactory is indicative of Safari’s continued investment in enhancing and future-proofing our platform to support the unique technology and workflow needs of journals products across scholarly disciplines,” said José Fossi, Vice President of Operations, Safari.

About Safari – Safari is the leading global platform for technology and business learning with more than 40,000 books, video courses, and articles from top industry experts and publishers on SafariBooksOnline.com. Since 2001, Safari has been connecting the work of the brightest minds with individuals at the world’s most innovative organizations. Safari is also the provider of the scholarly publishing platform, PubFactory.  PubFactory’s technology platform and publishing services have been adopted by innovative publishers like OUP, DeGruyter, and SAGE. Headquartered in Sebastopol, California with offices in Boston, Arizona and London, Safari is a wholly-owned subsidiary of O’Reilly Media.

About Berghahn Books – Founded in 1994, Berghahn Books is an independent publisher of distinguished scholarly books and journals in the humanities and social sciences. Its program, which includes close to 40 journals and over 100 new titles a year, spans Anthropology, Migration & Refugee Studies, History, International Politics, and Film Studies.

A peer-review press, Berghahn is committed to the highest academic standards and seeks to enable innovative contributions to the scholarship in its fields of specialty. With offices in New York and Oxford, Berghahn maintains close links to the academic communities of Europe, North America, and all other parts of the world, pursuing a mission to advance quality research across national and disciplinary boundaries.

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