SAGE Publishing Renews with Atypon, Signing 5-Year Online Journal Delivery Contract
THOUSAND OAKS, CA and SANTA CLARA, CA – July 10, 2018–SAGE Publishing has extended its existing contract to continue to host, deliver, and market all of its scholarly and professional journals through 2023 on Literatum, Atypon’s online publishing platform.
Since 2015, SAGE has provided its customers access to more than 1,000 journals from a wide range of academic disciplines through Literatum, including a growing number of journals available open access. SAGE journals have played a key role in developing social science disciplines since the company’s first publication in 1965, and the company has exhibited a long-term commitment to a rapidly growing program within the science, technology and medical sector.
“We put a high value on Atypon’s robust roadmap of platform enhancements and their highly effective service delivery team,” said John Shaw, SAGE’s Vice President of Publishing Technologies. “Atypon is a key technology partner. Literatum gives us the flexibility and direct control we need to run our business.”
“We are honored that such a dynamic publisher as SAGE sees Atypon as a long-term partner,” said Georgios Papadopoulos, Atypon’s founder and CEO,” and we are looking forward to continuing to earn their trust.”
Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE publishes more than 1,000 journals and over 800 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. Our growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC and Melbourne. www.sagepublishing.com
Atypon develops software essential to the business of online publishing. Literatum, our publishing platform, provides easy-to-use tools and automated technologies that free publishers to focus on content—not technology—putting them in control of the presentation, marketing, and sale of their online publications. Literatum is engineered for Active Publishing, Atypon’s strategy for increasing readership, revenues, and impact by providing engaging, personalized reading experiences that convert website visitors into subscribers. Literatum is home to more journals, books, and websites than any other publishing platform—nearly 45% of all scholarly journal content. Our customers include Elsevier, The New England Journal of Medicine, the University of Chicago Press, and SAGE.