Unifying multiple services, Reprints Desk’s new platform improves literature discovery and acquisition, scientific collaboration, e-detailing to physicians, medical information responses, and more
Santa Monica, Calif., February 27, 2012 – Reprints Desk, Inc., a Derycz Scientific (OTC.BB:DYSC) company, today announced that the launch of Article Galaxy, a software service platform for research-intensive companies worldwide. Article Galaxy improves processes and lowers the total cost of ownership related to scientific, technical and medical (STM) research, evidence-based promotions, and medical information responses.
“Peer-reviewed journal articles are the fuel of our scientific economy,” said Scott Ahlberg, Head of Corporate Services at Reprints Desk. “Article Galaxy allows our customers to realize a greater return on content and knowledge management investments, from paid journal subscriptions to enterprise content management systems to mobile tablets.”
Article Galaxy features are accessible via a user-friendly dashboard and include:
- Current awareness aggregation and alerting for individuals and workgroups, with curation and RSS publishing capabilities for newsletters and other resources created by librarians and information professionals
- Federated search, powered by Deep Web Technologies, for simultaneously searching across multiple online databases covering more than 52 million records, with easy ordering from search results that have been aggregated, ranked, and de-duplicated
- Time-saving integration with PubMed and publisher websites allowing researchers to access Reprints Desk’s services from search results and abstract pages
- An optional shopping cart-like experience where users can view price estimates and easily order multiple articles with a single click
- A bookmarklet that inserts searches from popular discovery environments into a monitoring and alerting system where references can be added to private or crowd-sourced bibliographies
- A new online helpdesk and searchable knowledgebase
“Reprints Desk’s consistent ability to innovate and satisfy customers has been recognized repeatedly throughout the industry in the form of customer accolades, top analyst rankings and industry awards such as our recent accolade from the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) as winner of the 2012 Best Online Science or Technology Service,” said Ahlberg. “We’re confident that the launch of Article Galaxy and coming enhancements will continue to further our reputation as a leader in the information industry.”
Reprints Desk earned the top ranking overall and in every category in the most recent Document Delivery Best Practices and Vendor Scorecard by analyst and advisory firm Outsell, Inc., and scored a 97% customer satisfaction rating in Dun & Bradstreet's 2009 Open Ratings survey of existing Reprints Desk customers.
For more information about Reprints Desk, visit the company’s website online at www.reprintsdesk.com.
About Reprints Desk®
Reprints Desk improves how journal articles and clinical reprints are accessed, procured, and legally used in evidence-based promotions and scientific, technical, and medical (STM) research. Organizations based on intellectual property (IP) choose Reprints Desk because of its collaborative business approach, efficient article supply system and services, and commitment to quality post-sales support. Outsell Inc., an independent analyst and advisory firm, ranked Reprints Desk #1 in the most recent Document Delivery Vendor Scorecard.
About Derycz Scientific®
Derycz Scientific, Inc. develops companies, products, services and systems that facilitate the re-use of published content in a manner that helps organizations achieve their marketing, communication and research goals effectively and in compliance with copyright law and regulatory rules. Its subsidiary companies include Reprints Desk, Inc., Pools Press, Inc. and Techniques Appliquees aux Arts Graphiques, S.p.A. (TAAG). For more information, please visit www.deryczscientific.com.
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