Swets is pleased to announce that it has recently signed contracts that will see the publications of the following publishers; Brepols, Cairn.info, JST, NecPlus and RMIT Publishing made available in SwetsWise Online Content – Swets’ e-journal gateway. With more than 13,000 full text titles and over 38 million articles, SwetsWise Online Content contains the most extensive collection of electronic journals currently available, all in original published format.
“These latest additions further enhance SwetsWise Online Content’s reputation as the gateway of choice among librarians and information professionals around the world,” said Rone Robbetze, Director of Publisher Relations at Swets. “Publishers clearly recognize the inherent value of this service also, as it can significantly increase the worldwide reach of their titles, without losing control over content, pricing or access rights.”
Hans Deraeve, Commercial Manager at Brepols said, “We are convinced that many of our users will be most satisfied to find our journals among the list of titles offered as part of SwetsWise Online Content. This single access point for the user will simplify the way our journals can be accessed and will create a better visibility.”
Marc Minon, Cairn.info’s CEO commented, ““Until now, over 600 institutions of higher education and research, as well as some public libraries and organisations, have retained an access to our service, essentially in the French speaking world. At a time when scientific research globalisation is more under focus than ever, the partnership with SWETS is an opportunity for us to reach new users all over the world and to make the French research outcomes more accessible to the academic world”.
Jean-Louis Soubret, NecPlus' founder added, “The unparalleled user experience and coverage provided by SwetsWise Online Content make it essential for international journals to be part of it. We feel that authoritative content from NecPlus' periodicals accessed through Swets' online services is a combination in the best interest of the scientific communities we serve”
SwetsWise Online Content provides a single source for accessing the most reputable and valuable electronic journals from the world’s leading publishers. With more than 25 million searchable references and links to full text articles, SwetsWise Online Content helps to reduce the amount of effort and headache involved in gaining access to acquired content. Its intuitive interface provides information professionals with a complete overview of the electronic journals ordered across their organization and their availability. In addition, it supplies informative usage statistics on each title and includes features such as swift access set-up for new e-journal subscriptions and automatic handling of claims for missing content with publishers.
Brepols Publishers is an international academic publisher of works in the humanities. Its mission is to publish works with an outstanding academic reputation in the field of Europe's cultural roots and its wider sphere of influence. Such publications fall mainly within the disciplines of history and archaeology, language and literature, music, art and architectural history. Brepols publishes a wide variety of periodicals across this broad range of disciplines.
Cairn.info is currently the main platform distributing publications in French language, for human and social sciences: around 300 peer-reviewed journals at the end of this year (the service generally proposes all issues published from the beginning of 2001, without any embargo period), monographs, proceedings, collective books of research, and the famous French reference books collections “Que sais-je?” (PUF) and “Reperes” (La Decouverte).
For institutions, all these publications are proposed through annual licensing, for general or thematic packages of publications, with unlimited access possibilities.
About Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
JST provides the latest technology to promote domestic and international scientific research from technological societies in Japan. J-STAGE, their electronic journal platform, has strengthened the dissemination of its content in its recent inclusion of 97 journals in SwetsWise Online Content. This partnership will allow end user to access directly to articles in J-STAGE. The content is open to the public and at the end of January 2011, approximately 690 journals and conference proceedings (330,000 articles) were made available.
The partnership of JSTAGE and SwetsWise Online Content provides information such as journal title, Title Author, Abstract volumes of paper nearly 100 journals with plans to add more in the coming year. The JSTAGE content is indexed by SwetsWise Online Content and J-STAGE generates a link to the article.
NecPlus is a new and independent publishing house which intends to publish and distribute leading French academic journals in Humanities, Social Sciences and related fields. This publishing project is focused on a shortlist of selected authoritative periodicals. www.necplus.eu
About RMIT Publishing
Established in 1989 as a business unit of RMIT University, RMIT Publishing is Australia’s leading scholarly e-press, delivering the largest collection of Australasian scholarly research materials via our Informit online service. Our range of bibliographic databases, Plus Text databases and Informit e-Library form an essential resource for students and researchers. www.informit.com.au/
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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.
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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.