DANBURY, Conn., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Knovel Corporation
(www.knovel.com), a leading provider of revolutionary Web-based information
services, announced today a new partnership with World Scientific Publishing.
World Scientific, the leading international scientific publisher in medicine,
science and technology will have several essential titles added to Knovel.
Some titles will be made interactive using Knovel's impressive collection of
analytical tools that calculate data, resolve equations, sort and export
tabular data, and extract data from graphs.
This partnership provides Knovel and World Scientific a unique opportunity
to showcase high quality references of topical interest and strong scientific
value in rapidly advancing fields ranging from nanotechnology and nanoscience
to biomedical engineering, on an interactive platform. Knovel's suite of
productivity tools combined with World Scientific's trusted content will
further enhance invaluable resources for academic, scientific, professional,
research and student communities worldwide.
"World Scientific is an influential force in scientific publishing with a
constant focus on high quality content across all disciplines of science; it
publishes some of the most renowned and respected reference works and is an
industry leader in emerging fields. To have World Scientific as a publishing
partner is an honor for Knovel." -Delores Meglio, Editorial Director
"Knovel's intuitive interface and powerful platform makes it an important
resource in today's information age. World Scientific is proud to partner
Knovel in enhancing our delivery of high quality electronic content to
scientists, researchers and libraries worldwide." - Max Phua, Business
World Scientific joins McGraw Hill, John Wiley & Sons, Elsevier, Springer,
Hanser and other prominent Sci-Tech publishers as a publishing partner to
Knovel Corporation -- www.knovel.com -- is one of the most comprehensive
providers of revolutionary Web-based information services that increase
productivity for millions of engineers, scientists and librarians worldwide.
Knovel integrates references from over 30 publishers into virtual libraries
embedded with analysis software. Knovel's intuitive platform helps researchers
quickly locate data, analyze it, and export the results. Knovel is used by
over 375 major corporations, universities, and government agencies worldwide.
About World Scientific
World Scientific Publishing Company was established in 1981 with only five
employees in a tiny office. Today, the company employs more than 200 staff at
its headquarters in Singapore, and has offices in New Jersey, London, Hong
Kong, Taipei, Chennai, Beijing and Shanghai. In less than two decades, it has
established itself as one of the leading scientific publishers in the world,
and the largest international scientific publisher in the Asia-Pacific region.
Annually, World Scientific publishes 400 titles a year and 100 journals in
various fields. Many of its books are recommended texts adopted by renowned
institutions such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard
University, California Institute of Technology and Princeton University.
Among the company's notable successes was its being awarded the exclusive
rights in 1991 by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm to publish (in English)
the entire series of Nobel lectures from 1971 to 1990 and to distribute them
Subsequently, World Scientific again obtained the rights to publish the
complete series of Nobel lectures delivered from 1901 to 2000.
In 1995, World Scientific co-founded the London-based Imperial College
Press with London University's Imperial College. The Press publishes mainly in
the fields in which Imperial College itself is particularly well-known, such
as Engineering, Medicine, Information Technology, Environmental Technology,
and Management Sciences. Imperial College Press has published about 200 books
and 8 journals to date.
SOURCE Knovel Corporation