Pensoft is an independent academic publishing and IT company, well known among biodiversity scientists worldwide for technologically cutting-edge open access journals, such as: ZooKeys, Biodiversity Data Journal, PhytoKeys, MycoKeys, Nature Conservation, NeoBiota, and Comparative Cytogenetics. Pensoft has published more than 1000 books and over 4,000 open access articles, mostly in the field of natural history.
The company is actively developing novel tools, workflows and methods for text and data publication, dissemination of scientific information, and technologies for semantic enrichment of content. In 2015, Pensoft launched the first ever end-to-end XML-based authoring, reviewing and publishing platform ARPHA. The company has also developed several tools for semantic publishing, such as the Pensoft Markup Tool, Pensoft Taxon Profile, Pensoft Wiki Converter, the literature and data discovery tool Refindit.org, and others.