SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Reprints Desk, Inc.®, the content workflow company, today announced an agreement with Informa plc (INF.LN) that enables the company to deliver individual Informa articles in PDF and paper format from more than 1,000 peer-reviewed scholarly journals. The agreement with Informa Healthcare and Life Sciences titles, along with previously signed agreement with Taylor & Francis, means that Reprints Desk now has formal agreements with the world's five largest commercial publishers of peer-reviewed scientific, technical, and medical (STM) journals.
Darren Gillgrass, Global Sales Director - Publishing Services at Informa, said, "Reprints Desk represents a valuable sales channel in the corporate sector for us, and we are pleased to work with them to enhance the sales of single articles."
Reprints Desk, which recently earned the highest supplier ranking in the Outsell 2008 Document Delivery Best Practices Report and Vendor Scorecard, provides its STM Document Delivery service to companies in life sciences, technology, manufacturing, consumer packaged goods, and other research-driven industries. Articles and other types of content, such as book chapters, are ordered via web services, the reprintsdesk.com website, and other offline methods. Articles that are delivered electronically as PDFs, are regularly delivered within minutes to just a few hours, cleaned and delivered as color copies whenever possible, and use a proprietary Adobe®-based DRM solution that does not require plug-ins.
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About Reprints Desk®
Reprints Desk, Inc. (www.reprintsdesk.com) is a business software and information services company that simplifies how research-intensive companies and other organizations procure, manage and share journal articles and other copyright-protected content. The company's content workflow and compliance solutions help customers effectively use peer-reviewed literature in research, regulatory submissions, and product promotions. A channel supplier for more than 100 scientific, technical, and medical (STM) publishers, Reprints Desk earned the #1 ranking in the 2008 Document Delivery Vendor Scorecard by Outsell, Inc., and currently serves companies in life sciences, energy, aerospace, industrial products, food and beverages, consumer packaged goods, information technology, legal, and government. Reprints Desk is a Derycz Scientific company. For more information about Reprints Desk, contact Ian Palmer at +1 (707) 658-1931.
Informa provides specialist, high value information to the global academic & scientific, professional, and commercial markets via Publishing, Events and Performance Improvement. At the heart of every Informa product and service is research-based, proprietary information for a targeted, expert audience. Informa publishes approximately 2,500 subscription based products and services delivered electronically and in hardcopy, and 45,000 books. Each year Informa produces over 12,000 events around the world, powered by a marketing database of over 20 million contacts. It has an unparalleled portfolio of brands including Lloyds List, Routledge, Taylor and Francis, IIR, IBC, AchieveGlobal, ESI and Euroforum. Informa operates in 80 countries and employs over 10,000 people.