LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Solutions, Inc. (RSSS), a pioneer in facilitating the flow of information from the publishers of scientific, technical, and medical content to enterprise customers in Life Sciences and other research intensive organizations around the world, today announced that company President and CEO Peter Derycz has joined the International Advisory Council at the School of Library & Information Science at San Jose State University (SJSU).
The SJSU information school has been awarding graduate degrees to information professionals for more than 55 years. Today, the School offers two fully online graduate degree programs for information professionals, a fully online post-master's certificate program for working professionals who want to stay current with emerging trends, and a part-time doctoral program in partnership with Queensland University of Technology - the San Jose Gateway Ph.D. Program.
"The information age has created a demand for individuals who are adept at organizing, managing, and making sense of large-scale information, and in response our school continues to update its curriculum and prepare our students for expanding career opportunities," said Sandra Hirsh, Professor and Director of the SJSU information school. "We're pleased that Peter Derycz will be joining our school's International Advisory Council, providing valuable insight as we continue to ensure that our programs meet the evolving needs of tomorrow's information professionals."
Mr. Deryz commented "San Jose State's School of Library and Information Science is one of the most cutting edge graduate educational programs in any field. That may seem to be a natural occurrence in California's Silicon Valley, but it doesn't happen overnight. Sandy Hirsh's leadership has been key in the success of this program. I look very much forward to working with her and sharing my knowledge and experience, as well as provide a corporate perspective to the International Advisory Council. It will also be a great privilege for me to get a preview of the future of the information profession as the brightest minds in the field are doing their studies and research there."
In addition to serving as the President and CEO of Research Solutions, Mr. Derycz is also the President and CEO of wholly-owned subsidiary Reprints Desk, which provides library automation technology and services to academic institutions and corporations worldwide. Mr. Derycz previously founded information industry supplier Infotrieve Inc. and was previously named of the 100 most inspiring people in the Life Sciences industry by PharmaVoice Magazine. He also holds nine patents in the US, Europe and Australia, earned a B.A. in Psychology from the University of California at Los Angeles, and is fluent in English, Spanish, and French.
For more information about SJSU School of Library and Information Science, please visit http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/. For more information about Research Solutions, visit www.researchsolutions.com. For more information about Reprints Desk, please visit www.reprintsdesk.com.
About Research Solutions®
Research Solutions, Inc. is a pioneer in facilitating the flow of information from the publishers of scientific, technical, and medical content to enterprise customers in life science and other research intensive organizations around the world. We develop products, services and systems to facilitate the re-use of published content in a manner that helps organizations achieve their research, marketing, and communication goals effectively and in compliance with copyright law and regulatory rules. Our subsidiary companies include Reprints Desk, Inc., and Techniques Appliquees aux Arts Graphiques, S.p.A. (TAAG). For more information, please visit www.reprintsdesk.com.
About Reprints Desk®
Reprints Desk improves how journal articles and clinical reprints are accessed, procured, and legally used in evidence-based promotions, medical affairs, and scientific, technical, and medical (STM) research. Organizations fueled by intellectual property (IP) choose Reprints Desk because of its collaborative business approach, efficient article supply system and services, and commitment to quality post-sales support. Reprints Desk has ranked #1 in the every Document Delivery Vendor Scorecard from industry analyst and advisory firm Outsell Inc. since 2008.
About The School of Library & Information Science at San Jose State University
A member of the Sloan Consortium, The School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University has been awarding graduate degrees to information professionals for more than 55 years. Today, the School offers two fully online graduate degree programs for information professionals, a fully online post-master's certificate program for working professionals who want to stay current with emerging trends, as well as a part-time doctoral program in partnership with Queensland University of Technology - the San Jose Gateway Ph.D. Program. The degree program has been continuously accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) since 1969, and was accorded its most recent accreditation update in 2007.
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