Yewno Joins the Silverchair Universe, Offering Expanded Discoverability and Insight to Publishers on the Silverchair Platform


Charlottesville, VA and Redwood City, CA, November 8, 2017Silverchair Information Systems (Silverchair) announced today the addition of Yewno to the Silverchair Universe, providing Yewno’s unique machine-learning technology to publishers on the Silverchair Platform.

The Silverchair Universe is a framework for rapidly integrating complementary products and services with the Silverchair Platform. As a Silverchair Universe partner, Yewno will be given access to the full-text content of publishers who opt-in to the Yewno indexing service, using their mapping capabilities and semantic connections to link to related concepts across disciplines.

Using machine-learning, graph theory, and computational linguistics, Yewno’s unique AI-based technology analyzes content to extract concepts and discern patterns and relationships, making large volumes of information more effectively understood and discoverable. Yewno's Discover and Unearth products increase the discoverability of participating publishers’ content and facilitate detailed categorization and cataloging, providing essential insights to publishers that empower the communication of their content to the larger academic community.

“We are delighted to welcome Yewno as a partner in the Silverchair Universe,” said Silverchair Chief Product Officer Jake Zarnegar. “Yewno’s advanced AI capability is a powerful combination with our publishers’ high-quality offerings, and we look forward to integrating them into the Silverchair Platform.”

“At Yewno we are committed to continuously enhancing our platform for our customers by expanding the volume of high quality content that’s discoverable. We are delighted to be partnering with Silverchair to make it easy for their publishers to provide content to us, and for that content to become discoverable through Yewno,” said Ruth Pickering, Co-Founder/Chief BD and Strategy Officer at Yewno, Inc.

About Yewno (

Founded in 2014, Yewno is hwww.yewno.comelping the world to uncover the undiscovered through its new inference engine, which introduces an entirely new approach to knowledge discovery. Mimicking the human brain, the Yewno inference engine incorporates machine learning, cognitive science, neural networks, and computational linguistics into an intelligent framework to enhance human understanding by correlating concepts across vast volumes sources. Headquartered in Redwood City, CA, and with offices in London and New York, Yewno is backed by leading investors including Pacific Capital and currently has numerous partnerships across top research universities, publishers, the finance sector and content aggregators worldwide. Yewno was recently named Outsell’s 2017 Emerging Company of the Year, and was chosen from among 250 major disruptors in the global information industry.

About Silverchair Information Systems (

Founded in 1993, Silverchair integrates and delivers scholarly and professional content from a single platform, providing distinctive online sites, unique products, and advanced semantic technologies to STM and humanities publishers, professional societies, and the federal government.