Platform Migration for Duke University Press Humanities Titles

We are aware that Ex Libris has not yet made updates for all products, which is affecting customers using SFX, Alma, and Primo Central. We are working directly with Ex Libris to get updates made to their remaining products as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience.


As a reminder, the HighWire administration site lockdown is in effect. Changes made now will not move to the new Silverchair platform. You will have the opportunity to update your information after the new platform launches on November 20. (posted October 20)

Resources for the transition:

  1. Press release (posted January 17, 2017)
  2. Frequently asked questions (updated November 14, 2017)
  3. Customer checklist (posted October 26, 2017)
  4. Journal URL Crosswalk (posted September 7, 2017)
  5. URL Constructs (posted October 6, 2017)
  6. Platform Functionality Not Yet Available (updated November 22, 2017)

Platform Migration for Duke University Press Humanities Titles

We are excited to partner with technology provider Silverchair Information Systems to provide an integrated user experience for all humanities and social sciences content from Duke University Press. We are committed to ensuring excellent functionality and a smooth transition.

Here are some of the benefits users will experience in our new digital publishing platform:

  1. The new platform will showcase both the variety and the cohesion of our highly interdisciplinary scholarship.
  2. Readers and researchers will have opportunities to discover related works and other content relevant to their interests.
  3. Users will have a highly intuitive experience as they move through the articles and books on the site.
  4. The site will be natively mobile, adapting seamlessly to devices of any size.
  5. Library administrators will benefit from a unified interface that allows them to manage all of their holdings in one place.

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