News & Announcements 09/14/11

Rittenhouse Adds Nursing Knowledge International to R2 Digital Library

Rittenhouse Book Distributors, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Nursing Knowledge International (NKI) to the R2 Digital Library. A wholly-owned and not-for-profit subsidiary of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), NKI distributes books published by STTI as well as evidence-based, nurse-authored content for all fields of nursing.

Semantico expands team in technical and support divisions

Semantico… is expanding its technical and support divisions in response to strong sales growth. Prestigious new business wins include global financial information and education company, McGraw-Hill Professional and the leading publisher in Catalan, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.

Credo Reference Signs Agreement for Multi-media Health Content

Credo Reference, the award-winning online reference service, is pleased to announce from the signing of a new agreement with Focus Medica, an international leader in visual medical reference.

Titles included in the agreement are: Animated Medical and Health Dictionary and Animated Dictionary of Cardiology. Together they provide extensive coverage of medical subjects through engaging definitions of medical terms ranging from adenitis to zygon.

New McHugh Expert Interview on RFP Preparation

Publishers outsource various services such as rights sales, book fulfillment, book and magazine printing, and now in the digital realm, ebook file conversion. For this reason, publishers need a proven method of soliciting vendor proposals uniformly and consistently. The way to do this is with a Request for Proposal (RFP). In this interview, my goal is to provide information on what is an RFP and the uses of an RFP.

Contents: RFP Definition; How RFP’s are Used; Purposes Served; McHugh RFP Assistance; and New McHugh Publishing Guide How to Prepare an RFP.

To receive your free copy, send an email to me at jack@johnbmchugh.com, ask for I-10.

Publishing Technology chosen to build pioneering academic publishing site for GSE Research

Publishing Technology plc (LSE: PTO), the largest provider of software and services to the publishing industry, has been selected to build an academic publishing platform for GSE Research.

GSE Research’s new online platform for research into governance, sustainability and the environment will be built using Publishing Technology’s innovative semantic web based publishing software, pub2web.

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