Swets welcomes dawsonera eBooks into SwetsWise

Press Release  •  Nov 02, 2011 14:32 SGT

Press Release

2 November 2011

Lisse, The Netherlands and UK

Swets welcomes dawsonera eBooks into SwetsWise

Swets is pleased to announce that is has recently signed an agreement that will see Dawson Books eBook content available to order via SwetsWise. SwetsWise is the leading information resource management and procurement platform, with over 1million eBooks included in its catalogue. It remains the only interface for managing both journals and eBooks, bringing together an impressive wealth of compelling content that is unparalleled within the information industry.

Dawson Books is at the forefront of technical innovation in book supply to academic, professional and research institutions. With over 200 years of experience in book handling, Dawson Books have seamlessly integrated dawsonera, their eBook arm, into their portfolio, providing libraries and information departments with the content they need, in the formats they require. All dawsonera titles are now available to order via SwetsWise, under the same pricing and purchase models offered by Dawson.

Jude Norris, Marketing & Technology Director at Dawson Books says, “We are very excited to be working with Swets and to have our ebooks available through SwetsWise. We currently have over 180,000 front list titles available and with this figure growing daily it is clearly advantageous to have them available through this leading platform.”

“We are delighted to welcome Dawsonera titles into the SwetsWise eBook catalogue,” said Linda Vendreyes, Global Business Development Manager at Swets. “Our unique and extensive catalogue allows customers to compare and contrast titles and pricing options from a wide range of publishers and aggregators through a single interface. This eases many of the hassles involved in selecting and acquiring eBooks that librarian’s face. The sheer size and scope of the collection also clearly illustrates the potential, strength and overall value of our eBooks proposition.”

About SwetsWise
SwetsWise is the culmination of Swets' insight from more than 100 years of experience in the information industry. The result is an extensive portfolio of products and services designed to simplify the way customers acquire, search, access, manage and evaluate their eBooks and subscriptions. SwetsWise enables information professionals to effectively and efficiently administer all stages of the content management process, helping them to meet the information goals of their organization and improve the productivity of the people who use the information. Its fully integrated approach allows customers to combine individual SwetsWise services, offering the simplicity of a single solution for meeting their information needs.

Further details on the SwetsWise portfolio can be found at: www.swets.com/swetwise

About Swets
Swets 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, Swets is a true "long tail" powerhouse that provides the most comprehensive and sophisticated e-commerce platform currently available in its field.

Swets has been included in E-Content Magazine's "100 Companies that Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry" for the past six years and is the only information agent to be ISO 9001:2008 certified on a global basis - a testament to our stringent operation and client service procedures.

About dawsonera
The dawsonera ebook platform provides libraries with a streamlined procurement workflow that seamlessly integrates with existing print services, and allows our publisher partners a secure route to market their econtent.

Working with the more than 400 international leading publishers, Dawson has ensured that rich, diverse and dynamic content populates dawsonera for the benefit of library customers.

About Dawson Books
Dawson Books is part of Smiths News Plc. Dawson Books is a world-class international supplier of academic and professional books, ebooks, shelf ready and information services to academic, professional and research institutions. Our sister companies Dawson France and Dawson Espana and our offices in South Africa and Hong Kong also deliver these services in their market places.

For more information on Dawson Books please access our website www.dawsonbooks.co.uk

Media Contacts
Damian Leslie
External Communications Executive
Swets
Heereweg 347 B
2161 CA Lisse
The Netherlands
Tel: 31 252 435 189
Fax: 31 252 415 888
Email: dleslie@nl.swets.com
www.swets.com

Jude Norris
Marketing & Technology Director
Dawson Books Ltd
Foxhills House
Rushden
Northamptonshire
NN10 6DB
UK
Tel: +44 (0)1933 417500
Fax: +44 (0)1933 417501
Email: jude.norris@dawsonbooks.co.uk
www.dawsonbooks.co.uk

Swets 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.

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