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2019 Annual Meeting Sponsors


Diamond Level Sponsorship

Aries Systems Corporation

Aries Systems transforms the way scholarly publishers bring high-value content to the world. The company’s innovative and forward-looking workflow solutions help manage the complexities of modern print and electronic publishing—from submission, to editing and peer review, to production tracking. Publish faster, publish smarter, with Aries Systems.

Cenveo Publisher Services

Cenveo Publisher Services provides transformative publishing solutions that drive revenue growth, streamline operations, and ensure editorial excellence for scholarly and academic publishers. Cenveo is an industry leader in XML-early workflow solutions, copyediting, digital outputs, automated transformations, author services, print and fulfillment services, and so much more.


HighWire is the principal digital partner for the global publishing community. Our technology provides the nexus where knowledge is collected, certified, stored and shared.  By simplifying the publishing process, we widen the reach, deepen the impact and accelerate the exchange of ideas. Whether you choose from our suite of modular applications or our entire intelligent platform, we help all publishers to create the best digital experiences and reach the most people.  Find out how we help get Knowledge Amplified -


Platinum Level Sponsorship

Cabells Scholarly Analytics

Cabells Journal Whitelist—an independent, curated database of more than 11,000 scholarly journals across 18 disciplines, backed by a suite of powerful metrics—and Journal Blacklist—the only searchable database of fraudulent journals with detailed violation reports—provide academics with the intelligent data needed for empowered journal evaluations.


Silverchair delivers the most effective combination of technology and services to empower the digital strategies of scholarly and professional publishers. Through a single omni-format hosting platform, Silverchair 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.

Cadmore Media 

Cadmore Media provides an expert environment for organizations to publish scholarly, professional and technical information through streaming video and audio. Societies, associations, IGOs/NGOs and publishers use our platform and services to enrich their media content, provide an enhanced playback experience to their target audiences, and efficiently deliver materials to the right discovery channels.


Gold Level Sponsorship

Web of Science Group, a Clarivate Analytics company

The Web of Science Group organizes the world's research information and data to enable academia, corporations, publishers, and governments to accelerate the pace of research. It is home to the Web of Science – the world’s most trusted and largest publisher-neutral citation index and independent research intelligence platform. Its many well-known brands also include ScholarOne, Publons, EndNote, Converis, Kopernio and the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI). The “university” of the Web of Science Group, ISI maintains the knowledge corpus upon which the index and related information and analytical content, products, and services are built.

Copyright Clearance Center

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) is a global leader in content management, discovery and delivery solutions. Through its relationships with those who use and create content, CCC, and its subsidiaries RightsDirect and Ixxus, drive market-based solutions that fuel research, power publishing and respect copyright.

3Play Media, Inc. 

3Play Media provides closed captioning, transcription, and audio description to more than 2,500 customers in higher education, enterprise, entertainment, and government. 3Play Media simplifies the process of making videos accessible through flexible APIs, integrations with video players and platforms, simple plugins, and a user-friendly online account system.



Silver Level Fellowship Sponsorship 


Inera provides innovative, high-quality solutions to meet today’s publishing challenges. eXtyles software enables publishers of complex and structured content (journals, books, reports & standards) to automate time-consuming editorial tasks and easily convert Word to XML. Edifix adapts eXtyles’ powerful reference-processing tools to correct, link, and verify bibliographies online


Ringgold enables clients to trust & leverage their most important asset: data. Our Identify Database normalizes & enriches organizational data, which are a component of every business: customers, prospects, constituents & affiliations of individuals. With more than 500K records, deep metadata and expert curation, Identify is trusted by more than 80 publishers, societies & research organizations.

Cabells Scholarly Analytics

Cabells Journal Whitelist—an independent, curated database of more than 11,000 scholarly journals across 18 disciplines, backed by a suite of powerful metrics—and Journal Blacklist—the only searchable database of fraudulent journals with detailed violation reports—provide academics with the intelligent data needed for empowered journal evaluations.


Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals advance healthcare, open science and improve performance for the benefit of humanity.  Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, more than 38,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy.


MDPI is an open access publisher that has supported open science through journals, conferences and other initiatives for more than two decades. Building links with communities and institutions is integral to their work.

SPi Global

SPi Global is a market leading content technology and content solutions enterprise providing data services and subject matter expertise (SME) to multiple industries including publishing, finance, healthcare and life sciences, media and retail, research, learning, and corporates. Leveraging its deep domain expertise and suite of proprietary technology platforms, the company brings forth cutting-edge innovation for the extraction, enrichment and transformation of structured and unstructured content and information assets. For more information, please visit


RedLink helps libraries, publishers, and users see what they’ve been missing. RedLink’s products include powerful, intuitive dashboards for libraries and publishers (Library Dashboard and Publisher Dashboard), unique sales prospecting engines for publishers (SiteLeads™), and editorial engagement tools for editors, authors, and readers (Remarq®). RedLink also offers RedLink Network, a free service libraries and publishers can use to collaborate on synchronizing access credentials and service needs.


Branded Items


At Sheridan, we are working to deliver ideas today that connect publishers of journals, books, magazines, and catalogs to tomorrow. Content preparation, platform development, and content dissemination are key Sheridan competencies. Our publisher-focused solutions such as workflow systems integration, process automation, eCommerce platforms, online hosting, and an array of fulfillment solutions define us as innovative partners who deliver true efficiency. A division of CJK Group, Inc., Sheridan serves the global publishing community with distribute and print partnerships and alliances around the world.


Atypon develops publishing technologies for getting mission-critical content into the hands of the practitioners and researchers who need it most. Literatum, our online publishing and website development platform, gives content providers easy-to-use and automated tools to manage, market, and monetize every type of content that they distribute.

Digital Science

Digital Science is a technology company working to make research more efficient. We invest in, nurture and support innovative businesses and technologies that make all parts of the research process more open and effective. We believe that together, we can help researchers make a difference. Visit



Industry Partner

ARPHA Publishing Platform

ARPHA is a technologically advanced and affordable full-featured open access publishing platform for journals, books and data. Standing for: Authoring, Reviewing, Publishing, Hosting and Archiving, ARPHA is compiled of several modules, designed to work together as a seamless, end-to-end publishing experience, accomplished by web-service integrations with the industry’s leading providers.  

Charleston Library Conference

The Charleston Conference is an informal annual gathering of librarians, publishers, electronic resource managers, consultants, and vendors of library materials in Charleston, SC, in November, to discuss issues of importance to them all. It is designed to be a collegial gathering of individuals from different areas who discuss the same issues in a non-threatening, friendly, and highly informal environment. Presidents of companies discuss and debate with library directors, acquisitions librarians, reference librarians, serials librarians, collection development librarians, and many, many others. 


DCL provides data and content transformation services and solutions. Using the latest innovations in artificial intelligence, including machine learning and natural language processing, DCL helps publishers organize and structure data and content for modern technologies and platforms. With deep expertise across scholarly publishing, DCL uses technology and U.S.-based teams to solve complex conversion challenges securely, accurately, and on time.


Delta Think is a consultancy and market intelligence firm committed to innovation and growth in scholarly communications. We excel at market research, data analysis, business and product strategy, and technology assessment and selection. In 2017, we launched the Open Access Data & Analytics Tool (OA DAT), enabling publishers, librarians, and funders to track and assess the market impact of OA.

Edanz Group Japan KK

Established in Japan in 1995, Edanz has helped thousands of researchers around the world successfully publish in international journals. Our team of expert editors and research consultants are all experienced researchers: we understand the research process and we know how to support non-native English speakers in navigating the publication journey.

Frankfurter Buchmesse

Frankfurter Buchmesse is the international publishing industry’s biggest trade fair – with over 7,500 exhibitors from 109 countries, around 285,000 visitors, over 4,000 events and around 10,000 accredited journalists and bloggers in attendance. It is the most important international marketplace for content and brings together key players from the fields of education, film, games, STM, academic publishing, and business information. Frankfurter Buchmesse is a subsidiary of the German Publishers & Booksellers Association.

Impact Journals

Impact Journals has published open-access, peer-reviewed scholarly journals for over a decade. Each manuscript receives insightful peer-review, rapid publication after acceptance and post-publication promotion.



At Integra, we are at our best when we are solving content transformation problems for our customers through our innovative source-to- publish solutions for publishers, and digital learning solutions across diverse industry verticals. We understand that publishers need to be at a time, cost, and efficiency advantage in the dynamic markets they are operating. Leveraging some of the latest disruptive technologies like, Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) combined with our expertise in end-to-end digital content solutions, content-focused technologies, and workflow solutions, we help our global publishing customers maximize ‘return on content production investments’ and focus on what they do best – publish great content products for their customers.

Lumina Datamatics

With its innovative platforms, products and production services, Lumina Datamatics has been supporting scholarly publishers for the last 20 years. Our services/platforms range from authoring, conference proceeding workflows, alt-text, editorial - print workflows and rights platforms that help publishers offer immersive experience and faster discovery of information and data.

MetaComet Systems

Eliminate the headaches and burdens of royalty management with the Royalty Tracker® platform. Automate your royalty operations thereby ensuring accuracy and reducing effort by up to 90%. Gain deep insight into your royalty accounting with our insightful reporting tools. Stop by our table for a Complimentary Royalty Process Analysis: Learn whether royalty automation makes sense for your organization, the benefits of automating, and how it can best be incorporated into your operations.  We also have powerful tools for managing rights and consolidating sales data. Join the many other SSP members using Royalty Tracker.

MPS Limited

MPS Limited is a leading global provider of platforms and content solutions for the digital publishing world. It’s two major platforms, THINK360 and DigiCore provide publishers with an end-to-end solution for content development, management and delivery.  Additional services include, usage analytics, LMS, gamification and app development.

Reprints Desk

Reprints Desk simplifies the procurement, access, management, use, and legal sharing of scholarly journal articles, clinical reprints, patents, and other content for scientific, technical, and medical research. Organizations choose Reprints Desk because for our collaborative business approach, efficient article supply system and services, and commitment to support.


SciScore is a materials review tool that helps to improve rigor and reproducibility by helping editors analyze the methods sections of scientific papers. SciScore checks randomization, blinding and sex as a biological variable, as well as research resources, i.e., antibodies, cell lines and statistical software.


Media Sponsors

Research Information

Research Information is a global publication for the scholarly publishing community – read by publishers, librarians, information professionals, academic authors, and researchers. The ever-shifting sands of scholarly publishing provide a rich source of informed opinion and content within the magazine, which is published six times a year. 

Scope e-Knowledge Center 

Scope, an Spi Global company, is an award-winning provider of outsourced, cost-effective Content Enhancement Services, Data Management Services, Patent Analytics, and Business Research Services for clients globally. Scope fulfils customer needs by leveraging its experience and capabilities using in-house developed proprietary technology solutions and platforms.