SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derycz Scientific, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: DYSC), a company that is pioneering a fresh way of facilitating the flow of information from content publishers to enterprise customers and their constituents, today announced that its subsidiary company Reprints Desk, Inc., has entered into an agreement with UK-based Informa plc (INF.LN), a leading international provider of specialist information and services for the academic and scientific, professional and commercial business communities. The agreement enables Reprints Desk to deliver individual articles in PDF and paper format from more than 1,000 peer-reviewed scholarly journals published by Informa covering healthcare and the life sciences. This agreement with Informa, in tandem with a previously signed agreement with Informa subsidiary Taylor & Francis, means that Reprints Desk now has formal agreements with the world's five largest commercial publishers of peer-reviewed scientific, technical, and medical (STM) journals.
Darren Gillgrass, global sales director of publishing services at Informa, said, "Reprints Desk represents a valuable sales channel in the corporate sector for us, and we are pleased to work with them to enhance the sales of single articles."
Reprints Desk, which recently earned the highest supplier ranking in the Outsell 2008 Document Delivery Best Practices Report and Vendor Scorecard, provides its STM Document Delivery service to companies in life sciences, technology, manufacturing, consumer packaged goods, and other research-driven industries. Articles and other types of content, such as book chapters, are ordered via web services, the reprintsdesk.com website, and other offline methods. Articles are delivered electronically as PDFs within a few hours, are cleaned and delivered as color copies whenever possible, and use a proprietary Adobe®-based DRM solution that does not require plug-ins.
For more information, visit Reprints Desk online at www.reprintsdesk.com.
About Derycz Scientific
Derycz Scientific, Inc. (the "Company") develops companies, products, services and systems that facilitate the re-use of published content in a manner that helps organizations achieve their marketing, communication and research goals effectively and in compliance with copyright law and regulatory rules. Its subsidiary companies include Reprints Desk and Pools Press. Reprints Desk offers a one-stop solution for reprints, ePrints and single articles, and has delivered millions of articles worldwide. Reprint Desk is an innovator in content retrieval and ePrint delivery and its services are designed to help make effective use of published articles in a copyright-compliant manner. Pools Press has excelled in the reprint market for over 30 years. It provides professionally printed articles from medical and technical journals; prints booklets, catalogs, pamphlets, direct mail pieces, newsletters, and all business stationery; and works with publishers who wish to outsource a portion of or all of their reprints business. For more information, go to www.deryczscientific.com.
About Reprints Desk®
Reprints Desk, Inc. (www.reprintsdesk.com) is a business software and information services company that simplifies how research-intensive companies and other organizations procure, manage and share journal articles and other copyright-protected content. The company's content workflow and compliance solutions help customers effectively use peer-reviewed literature in research, regulatory submissions, and product promotions. A channel supplier for more than 100 scientific, technical, and medical (STM) publishers, Reprints Desk earned the #1 ranking in the 2008 Document Delivery Vendor Scorecard by Outsell, Inc., and currently serves companies in life sciences, energy, aerospace, industrial products, food and beverages, consumer packaged goods, information technology, legal, and government. Reprints Desk is a Derycz Scientific (DYSC.OB) company. For more information about Reprints Desk, contact Ian Palmer at +1 (707) 658-1931.
Informa provides specialist, high value information to the global academic & scientific, professional, and commercial markets via Publishing, Events and Performance Improvement. At the heart of every Informa product and service is research-based, proprietary information for a targeted, expert audience. Informa publishes approximately 2,500 subscription based products and services delivered electronically and in hardcopy, and 45,000 books. Each year Informa produces over 12,000 events around the world, powered by a marketing database of over 20 million contacts. It has an unparalleled portfolio of brands including Lloyds List, Routledge, Taylor and Francis, IIR, IBC, AchieveGlobal, ESI and Euroforum. Informa operates in 80 countries and employs over 10,000 people.
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