Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group (JNSPG) Selects Sheridan PubFactory to Host Journals


Hunt Valley, MD — Beginning in Fall 2018, all Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group (JNSPG) journals will launch on PubFactory with a refreshed design and increased platform controls, enabling JNSPG to continuously improve reader experience.

JNSPG is the nonprofit publication arm of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Since 1944, the Journal of Neurosurgery—JNSPG’s flagship journal—has been recognized worldwide for its authoritative research articles and high-quality presentation of scientific and medical advances. In addition, it is among the top five most highly cited journals in the discipline, with a 2016 impact factor of 4.059.

In selecting PubFactory to host its journals, JNSPG will benefit from a continuous delivery approach to development that has allowed rapid enhancements to the platform over the last two years and increased flexibility to adapt as publishers’ business needs change. PubFactory’s outstanding customer support and full-service account management, coupled with continuous enhancements to an already dynamic platform, made them the logical choice for JNSPG.

Gillian Shasby, Director of Publications at JNSPG, commented on the collaboration: “We are excited to move our journals onto to the PubFactory platform and to work with the Sheridan PubFactory team. JNSPG has a long-standing relationship with Sheridan, and we’re thrilled to be able to extend that relationship to include content hosting.”

Sheridan’s José Fossi, Vice President of Client Services for PubFactory, added, “The intensely thorough approach with which their publications team sought out the right hosting partner was impressive. We all look forward to working with JNSPG to map out a platform deployment that fully supports their members as well as their future publications initiatives.”

The PubFactory team has been developing and delivering scholarly publishing technologies since 1999 and has been adopted by innovative publishers such as Oxford University Press, DeGruyter, Brill, and the International Monetary Fund. Today, the PubFactory platform is host to 1,400+ journals and 400,000+ books along with reference works, databases, and other content types, making it the only truly content-agnostic platform and service provider in scholarly publishing.


The Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group (JNSPG) is the scholarly journals publication arm of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance the practice of neurosurgery worldwide. Since 1944, the Journal of Neurosurgery has been recognized worldwide for its authoritative articles on clinical and laboratory research and innovative surgical techniques and instruments, as well as its rigorous focus on the highest-quality presentation of scientific and medical advances.

The Journal of Neurosurgery is the most highly cited journal in the field of neurosurgery, according to Clarivate Analytics’ Journal Citation Reports®.

In addition to the AANS’s flagship journal, the Journal of Neurosurgery, the JNSPG also publishes three other highly respected peer-reviewed journals: the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, and Neurosurgical Focus.

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