Atypon Launches New Platform for and Enters into Broad Development Agreement with Taylor & Francis

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SANTA CLARA, Calif.—20 September 2011—Atypon®, a leading provider of software to the professional and scholarly publishing industry, today announced that its Literatumâ„¢ software is powering the new Taylor & Francis Online platform ( Taylor & Francis Online hosts 1.7 million articles.

The Taylor & Francis Group, which is a division of Informa plc (LSE: INF) and includes such imprints as CRC Press, Psychology Press, and Routledge, publishes more than 1,600 journals and 3,000 new books each year and maintains an eBook backlist of 30,000 titles and a print backlist of 50,000 titles.

Atypon also today announced that Taylor & Francis has entered into an additional long-term product development agreement. The agreement is a reflection of Taylor & Francis's commitment to provide innovative products to its customers, and of Atypon's ability to scale to meet the requirements of large publishers.

"The performance of Taylor & Francis Online has been excellent," said Matthew Jay, Chief Technology Officer for the Taylor & Francis Group. "Atypon has proven that it can deliver on schedule and achieve tremendous scale. We're thrilled to expand the scope of our relationship to include new products and developments."

"We continue to make considerable investments in our engineering and support infrastructure," said Kevin Cohn, Vice President of Operations for Atypon. "These investments are paying significant dividends for our clients, who are finding new ways to use our software to grow their businesses."

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Atypon is setting new standards for digital content delivery, discovery, and monetization. Literatum, the company's flagship publishing platform, is used to host more than 11 million journal articles, more than 25,000 eBooks, and many other types of professional and scholarly content. For more information, visit