STM Industry Expert Joins Research Solutions Subsidiary Reprints Desk from Swiss Publisher S. Karger AG, Strengthens Publisher Relations and Content Strategy
ENCINO, Calif., January 30, 2017 — Research Solutions, Inc., (OTCQB: RSSS), a pioneer in providing cloud-based solutions for scientific research, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Reprints Desk has hired Sharon Mattern Büttiker as Director of Content Management. Mattern will work on expanding Reprints Desk’s publisher relations and content portfolio in support of the company’s planned launch of new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product offerings later in 2017. Mattern’s initial focus is on adding full-text content for improved search functionality within Reprints Desk’s award-winning Article Galaxy research retrieval platform.
“Sharon brings solid experience to Reprints Desk at a propitious moment as we enhance the discoverability of peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters within our platforms, and broaden the types of content we can deliver to our customers,” said Jan Peterson, Chief Content Officer at Reprints Desk.
Well known within the STM publishing community, Mattern joins Reprints Desk following 18 years at S. Karger AG, where she was responsible for liaising between Karger’s data partners and key online clients. At Karger, Mattern managed the presence of Karger content on partner web sites, improved discoverability of online content, and actively expanded the reach and revenue of Karger publications via the Internet. She also represented Karger on the Publishers' Rights & Licensing Group (PRLG), a forum for Publisher Permissions, Licensing, Intellectual Property, and Business Development Managers to discuss the challenges of the changing landscape of published content and formats.
An information professional dedicated to bridging the knowledge and communication gaps between scientific and medical markets on the one hand, and digital technology on the other, Mattern brings a unique skillset to Reprints Desk’s full-text strategy aimed at enhancing content discoverability within the company’s Article Galaxy solution.
Mattern earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Creighton University.
For more information about Reprints Desk, please visit www.reprintsdesk.com or Reprints Desk’s parent company’s website at www.researchsolutions.com. For more information on Sharon Mattern Büttiker, please visit www.linkedin.com/in/sharon-mattern-büttiker-73a4447
About Research Solutions
Research Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: RSSS) is a pioneer in cloud-based research intelligence and retrieval solutions for R&D-driven organizations. More than 70 percent of the top 25 pharmaceutical companies in the world rely on services delivered by Research Solutions’ wholly owned subsidiary Reprints Desk. The company’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform provides customers with on-demand access to, and augmented data from, tens of millions of scientific, medical, and technical (STM) documents, helping them to accelerate acquisition at the point of discovery, save time and money, and remain copyright-compliant. For more information, visit www.researchsolutions.com.
About Reprints Desk
Reprints Desk, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Research Solutions, simplifies how organizations procure, access, manage, use, and legally share scholarly journal articles, clinical reprints, patents, and other content in medical affairs and scientific, technical, and medical (STM) research. Organizations fueled by intellectual property choose Reprints Desk because of its collaborative business approach, efficient article supply system and services, and commitment to quality post-sales support. Reprints Desk has ranked #1 in every Document Delivery Vendor Scorecard from industry analyst and advisory firm Outsell, Inc. since 2008. For more information, visit www.reprintsdesk.com.
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