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Important Nanotechnology titles to be added to Knovel Library

Knovel partners with World Scientific Publishing

Posted on May 03, 2006

Knovel Corporation, 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,” said 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," ­said Max Phua, Business Development Director.

World Scientific joins McGraw Hill, John Wiley & Sons, Elsevier, Springer, Hanser and other prominent Sci-Tech publishers as a publishing partner to Knovel.

About Knovel:
Knovel Corporation ­ 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.

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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 worldwide.

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.

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