Partnership Enhances Discovery-to-Delivery User Journey
ENCINO, Calif., March 21, 2019 – A new partnership between Reprints Desk, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Research Solutions, Inc., and EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) now enhances the research experience for academic users of EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS). Reprints Desk’s award-winning Article Galaxy solution has been integrated with the EDS platform to streamline the discover-to-delivery user journey for mutual customers.
The Article Galaxy Scholar Collection powered by Reprints Desk provides on-demand access to full-text PDF content for scientific, technical and medical journal articles that a library may not already subscribe to. The Article Galaxy academic service offers an easy mechanism for rapid article delivery to libraries in academic institutions and government organizations, supplementing interlibrary loan workflows and institutional subscriptions. Article Galaxy seamlessly integrates with EDS by complimenting their linking technology and EBSCO’s Full Text Finder™ to help deliver PDFs to library patrons on-demand, for subscribing institutions, so they can access the content they need quickly and easily. With the new partnership, users of the EDS will benefit from access to articles from 40,000 journals and chapters from 400,000 books and native PDF documents, delivered within minutes, at any time.
Scott Ahlberg, Chief Operations Officer at Reprint Desk, says that the integration with EBSCO Discovery Service reinforces Reprints Desk’s dedication to improving the product and partnering with the best resources available. “We’re committed to offering unsurpassed on-demand solutions. This new integration with EBSCO will provide libraries the ability to satisfy end-users with the broadest range of content possible.”
According to EBSCO Information Services Senior Vice President of Product Management, Tim Lull, the ability to offer an on-demand document delivery solution helps to support content workflow and the user journey. “EBSCO helps library users and faculty access content to complete their research journey. The integration with Reprints Desk provides a better solution for our customers in their discovery and research process.”
About EBSCO Information Services
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 11,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 1,000,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family owned company since 1944.
About Research Solutions and Reprints Desk
Research Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: RSSS) is a pioneer in providing seamless access to scientific research. Its wholly owned subsidiary Reprints Desk, Inc., simplifies how organizations and individual researchers discover, acquire, and manage scholarly journal articles, book chapters and other content in scientific, technical, and medical (STM) research. More than 70 percent of the top 25 pharmaceutical companies, prestigious universities, and emerging businesses rely on Article Galaxy, Reprints Desk’s cloud-based SaaS research platform, for simplified and lowest cost access to the latest scientific research and data. Featuring an ecosystem of app-like Gadgets for a personalized research experience, Article Galaxy offers individual as well as enterprise plans, coupled with unparalleled, 24/7 customer support. For more information, visit www.researchsolutions.com and www.reprintsdesk.com.
Certain statements in this press release may contain “forward-looking statements” regarding future events and our future results. All statements other than statements of historical facts are statements that could be deemed to be forward-looking statements. These statements are based on current expectations, estimates, forecasts, and projections about the markets in which we operate and the beliefs and assumptions of our management. Words such as "expects," "anticipates," “targets,” “goals,” “projects”, “intends,” “plans,” “believes,” “seeks,” “estimates,” “endeavors,” “strives,” “may,” or variations of such words, and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict, estimate or verify. Therefore, actual results may differ materially and adversely from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include those factors described in the Company’s most recent annual report on Form 10-K, as such may be amended or supplemented by subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, or other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements are made only as of the date hereof, and the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly release the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements. For more information, please refer to the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Leah Rodriguez, VP of Marketing
Research Solutions, Inc. and Reprints Desk, Inc.
+1 (310) 477-0354
Kathleen McEvoy, Vice President of Communications
EBSCO Information Services
+1 (800) 653-2726 ext. 2594