Leiden, The Netherlands, January 23, 2014 Swets, the global market leader in managing professional andscholarly information, is pleased to announce that the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Press has agreed to make its titles available to order via SwetsWise, Swets’ online content management and procurement platform. The American Society for Microbiology is the oldest and largest single life science membership organization in the world and the largest scientific society of individuals interested in the microbiological sciences. ASM Press titles are the most prominent publications in the field, delivering up-to-date and authoritative coverage of both basic
and clinical microbiology.
“ASM is one of the most respected and widely used scholarly resources in the field of Applied Sciences”,said Linda Vendryes, Global Business Development Manager for Swets. “Adding ASM
Press wealth of content into our platform strengthens our position as the premier partner for libraries looking to simplify the selection and acquisition of eBook content across all the scientific disciplines.”
“As the leading authority on microbiology research, we’re pleased to be able to offer the most comprehensive content collection in the field to Swets’ expansive customer base,” said ASM Press Director Christine Charlip. “This collaboration will provide our mutual customers with greater choice in their procurement processes, and we’re excited about the options this will enable us to provide to
SwetsWise’s extensive eBook catalog covers titles from close to 50 of the world’s leading scholarly
publishers and well known aggregators. With over 1 million titles to choose from, SwetsWise makes it easy for librarians and information professionals to quickly locate the eBooks they need. Customers can compare the pricing and purchase models of differing vendors quickly and easily and select the appropriate pricing policies to suit their budget.
Further details on Swets’ full eBook offerings can be found at www.swets.com/ebooks
About the American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
The American Society for Microbiology is the oldest and largest single life science membership organization in the world. Membership has grown from 59 scientists in 1899 to more than 39,000 members today, with more than one third located outside the United States. The members represent 26 disciplines of microbiological specialization plus a division for microbiology educators. Microbiological research includes infectious diseases, recombinant DNA technology, alternative
methods of energy production and waste recycling, new sources of food, new drug development, and the etiology of sexually transmitted diseases, among other areas. Microbiology is also concerned with environmental problems and industrial processes. For more information on the ASM see our website, watch our videos or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
Swets is a global market leader in managing research information. Swets vision is “to improve the delivery and use of knowledge”. From more than twenty offices around the world it actively serves customers (users of information) and publishers in over 160 countries. The company’s active role in today’s complex information marketplace has been regularly awarded by E-Content Magazine in their annual “100 Companies that Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry.” It is the only information agent to be ISO 9001:2008 certified on a global basis, a standard which affirms the company’s focus on customer service and continuous improvement. For more information on Swets see our website, watch our videos or follow us on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter.
Swets is the global market leader in managing professional information. We develop and deliver innovating services that enable the use of knowledge to its full extent. From more than twenty offices around the world we actively serve clients and publishers in over 160 countries. Our active role in today’s complex information marketplace has led E-Content Magazine to award us regularly in their annual “100 Companies that Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry.” We are the only information agent to be ISO 9001:2008 certified on a global basis, which pays testament to our stringent operation and client service procedures. www.swets.comSwets is the world's leading information services company. We build on 110 years of experience to maximize the return on investments in time and money for clients and publishers in today's complex information marketplace. With clients in over 160 countries and more than twenty offices around the world, Swets is a true "long tail" powerhouse that provides the most comprehensive and sophisticated e-commerce platform currently available in its field.