Content hosting and delivery platform that empowers users to manage, render, and deliver content across multiple channels. ScholarStor is a cloud-based HTML5 platform that supports all product types and business models. It allows customization across UI/UX, SEO, sales, and subscription models, access management, and targeted marketing.
ScholarStor supports journals, books, magazines, databases, major reference works, new media, and custom formats. The platform supports multiple content types including PDF, NLM, JATS, JATS 1.1 XML, DocBook, TEI, EPUB, MOBI, MS Office files, Images, Audio, and Video.
ScholarStor provides the following methods of access control:
The platform empowers users across multiple business models including:
ScholarStor assigns a DOI, or Digital Object Identifier, to any type of content, including blogs, news articles, videos, images, and interactive data visualizations. These “Digital Objects” can then be tagged, searched, targeted, discounted, promoted, bundled, and sold as easily as traditional content types like journal articles.
ScholarStor also supports various methods for pricing content. Discount coupons/tokens can be created for distribution during promotional events, and differential pricing can be used based on order history, and demographics.
ScholarStor supports various pricing models including open access, subscriptions, free trials, and more. Publishers have the choice of retaining their own payment gateway or using the in-built checkout function to sell online. ScholarStor is integrated with all major payment gateways including Worldpay, PayPal, CyberSource, Shop-Cart, Buy-Flow, My Accounts, and other payment platforms.
ScholarStor uses the latest grid framework (with media query) to ensure responsiveness, and compatibility with the majority of devices, and browsers. ScholarStor’s responsive design seamlessly extends to mobile devices, including iOS, Android or other operating systems, and distribute content across all popular distribution channels.
The technology partnership with Adobe provides Digital Rights Management Services.
ScholarStor offers comprehensive search engine optimization (SEO) to make content widely discoverable by major search engines and to drive targeted traffic towards the site. Both simple and advanced search options are offered, including searching by full text, abstract, title, authors, and more, with Boolean operators.
ScholarStor also offers off-page optimization techniques like blog and forum commenting, social media posting, and sitemap submission to major search engines.
ScholarStor helps publishers attract new readers, extend website visits, and automate target marketing, and advertising. Ultimately, site visitors will convert to subscribers via targeted internal technologies and tools.
Social media will be streamlined as it creates social messages and schedules at the same time as creating and publishing original content. The titles, descriptions, and tags synced, and duplicated messages are avoided. There is also social media integration with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and more.
Customer support via email, phone, and website are available 24/7. ScholarStor is cloud-based, hosted on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform, and is ISMS compliant with data security, and backups.