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SANTA CLARA, Calif.—31 May 2012—Atypon®, a leading provider of software to the scientific and scholarly publishing industry, today announced that Emerald Group Publishing has signed an agreement with Atypon for Literatum™ to power the next generation of its Emerald Insight web platform.
Founded in 1967, Emerald is a leading independent publisher of global peer-reviewed research with impact in business, society, public policy, and education. The company manages a portfolio of over 290 journals, more than 2,000 books and book series volumes, and an extensive range of online products and services.
As its expansion accelerates, the company is committed to engaging with its communities to continuously improve service delivery. The new Literatum-powered website will seamlessly integrate these products and will enable Emerald to improve online services to global clients.
"Emerald is committed to delivering the highest-caliber research through a growing number of channels," said Brian McDermott, Operations Director for Emerald. "Migrating to Literatum will provide a more robust experience for researchers, contributors, and librarians, however they choose to connect with us."
"It's important for Emerald to have a partner that they can grow with," said Kevin Cohn, Vice President of Operations for Atypon. "We excel at helping our clients upgrade their platform smoothly and then achieve sustained growth by providing them with the most innovative technology."
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 12 million journal articles, more than 50,000 eBooks, and many other types of scientific and scholarly content. For more information, visit www.Atypon.com.