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CHICAGO, Illinois and SANTA CLARA, California – December 13, 2006 – After an extensive tendering process, the University of Chicago Press announced today it has selected Atypon Systems, Inc. to develop an integrated publishing platform for its online journals content, hosted at www.journals.uchicago.edu.
The University of Chicago Press, Journals Division (UCP) publishes nearly 50 prominent journals and hardcover serials in a wide range of disciplines. After careful research of the e-publishing industry, UCP selected Atypon Systems to provide a complete e-publishing solution for the entire process of delivering and managing content online. Atypon Premium provides "next level" technologies and strategic advice, reinforcing the University of Chicago Press's commitment to the international dissemination of scholarly content online.
Georgios Papadopoulos, CEO of Atypon Systems, said:
We are proud to be selected as UCP's technology partner. With Atypon Premium, UCP will benefit not only from our proven technology, but also from Atypon's dedicated client support infrastructure and business development consultancy services.
Increasingly, Atypon is being seen as the natural choice for the successful delivery of complete e-publishing solutions to the scholarly publishing industry.
We will work closely with UCP to help them provide the best service for their readers, now and in the future.
Nawin Gupta, Journals Division Manager of the University of Chicago Press said:
We sought a high-performance, reliable, and extensible electronic publishing platform that allows us to best meet the needs of our readers, editors, and scholars worldwide. Atypon Premium will provide dedicated support moving forward, allowing for innovative practices and stable access to the growing portfolio of University of Chicago Press journals.
Since 1996, Atypon Systems, Inc. has provided software, hosting, and systems development to the information industry, allowing publishers to grow their business by providing superior technology and service that supports the electronic exchange of scholarly information. Atypon's solutions include Atypon Premium, a complete e-publishing solution for publishers who wish to manage the entire process of delivering and managing their content online, and Atypon Link, a cost effective, aggregated hosting platform for publishers who require a well managed, outsourced e-publishing service. For further information please visit http://www.atypon.com.
Founded in 1891, the University of Chicago Press is the largest American university press. The Journals Division publishes periodicals and serials in a wide range of disciplines, including several journals that were the first scholarly publications in their respective fields. Online since 1995, the Journals Division has also been a pioneer in electronic publishing, delivering original, peer-reviewed research from international scholars to a worldwide audience. For more information please visit http://www.journals.uchicago.edu.
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