News release

Date: 29th May 2012

Publishing Technology drives digital strategies for 10 more scholarly publishers

Alliances signed with three of China’s largest publishers

Oxford, 29 May 2012 – Publishing Technology, the largest provider of software and services to the publishing industry, today announced agreements with 10 new scholarly publishers, further strengthening its client portfolio and online collections.

In a series of recent signings, content from six academic publishers is now open to the ingentaconnect network of over 25,000 libraries, including James Nicholas Publishers, Paris Legal Publishers, the Institute of Noise Control Engineering, Science International Corporation, the Association for Perioperative Practice and Rosenberg & Sellier Editori.

Alliances have also been formed with several Chinese content providers to extend their reach outside of China, including three of the country’s largest publishers. China Publishing Group, Guangdong Publishing Group, Hebei Publishing & Media Group and Qingdao Publishing Group—recently awarded the First Ranked Press in China and the National Key Cultural Export Enterprise honour by the government—will soon command access to an international audience of academics and researchers.

With significant upgrades and development of the platform’s core technology currently underway and user testing of e-journal discovery, access and readership in progress, the ingentaconnect portal remains the largest and most comprehensive gateway to international content for the academic community.

George Lossius, Chief Executive Officer at Publishing Technology, said: ”Global publishers are seeking new strategies and business models for capitalizing on evolving markets while the discovery, use and sharing habits of researchers, students and professionals is constantly changing. Many content providers, big and small, require an adaptable digital solution that reaches the four corners of the globe, without the need for substantial investment, and Publishing Technology is delighted to deliver this for them.”

“I continue to be excited by our growing activity in and with China. We know there is an appetite for international content in China, and our own market research indicates a healthy demand for Chinese content in the USA. Many things are afoot in our industry and I’m looking forward to the discussions at this SSP.” he concluded.

http://ingentaconnect.com/

For more information about Publishing Technology’s online publishing services,
please visit our booth (#207) at the SSP Annual Meeting,
May 30-June 1, Marriott Crystal Gateway, Arlington, VA.

-ENDS-

Notes to Editors:

For more information, please contact:
Mike Groth, Publishing Technology plc
Tel: +1 617 395-4089
Email: michael.groth[at]publishingtechnology[dot]com

Publishing Technology plc: (www.www.publishingtechnology.com)
Publishing Technology is the world-leading provider of content solutions that transform business. We cover the publishing process from end to end with content management, audience development and content delivery services and systems through our exclusive, customer-tailored ContentForward approach. With 35 years in the industry, eight worldwide offices and over 400 publisher customers, Publishing Technology solves the fundamental issues content providers face.

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