Hoboken, NJ, New York, NY - April 9, 2013 - John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb), a leading publisher serving the global Scientific, Technical, Medical and Scholarly (STMS) communities, today announced it has signed a major license and services agreement with TEMIS, the award- winning provider of Semantic Content Enrichment solutions.
Wiley will use TEMIS's Luxid® Platform to enhance its STMS content, providing more sophisticated search and discovery tools to professional and academic researchers. Wiley will also leverage Luxid® to identify similar and related documents promoting greater user engagement with one of the largest scientific archives of its kind.
"In an age where online resources play a central role in new research, it is of paramount importance that users are able to quickly identify and access the content they need," said Patrik Dyberg, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Wiley. "Wiley hosts one of the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering STMS research, and this partnership offers researchers new tools for using this knowledge."
In addition to indexing Wiley's massive research archive, Luxid® will be used to annotate current and future information sources, including reference works, databases and Wiley's collection of 1,500 journals.
"We are proud to be selected by Wiley to extract tremendous value from their content across products and disciplines and help them deliver actionable knowledge to their customers," said Guillaume Mazieres, Executive Vice President, North-America Operations, TEMIS. "Wiley and TEMIS share a passion for innovation that materializes in this semantic big data initiative."
TEMIS helps organizations structure, manage and exploit their unstructured information assets. Its flagship platform, Luxid®, identifies and extracts targeted information to semantically enrich content with domain-specific metadata. Luxid® enables professional publishers to efficiently package and deliver relevant information to their audience, and helps enterprises to intelligently archive, manage, analyze, discover and share increasing volumes of information.
TEMIS' innovative solutions address the needs of publishers, as well as Enterprises and have attracted the business of leading organizations such as AAAS ("Science"), Agence France-Presse, American Society for Microbiology, BASF, Editions Lefebvre-Sarrut, Elsevier, Gannett ("USA Today") HCPro, HighWire, McGraw-Hill Companies, Merck, National Agricultural Library (US Department of Agriculture), Nature Publishing Group, Novartis, SAGE Publications, Sanofi- aventis, Simon & Schuster, Springer Science+Business Media, Thieme, and Thomson Reuters.
Founded in 2000, TEMIS has offices in the United States, Canada, the UK, France and Germany, and is represented worldwide through its network of certified partners.
Luxid® automates the semantic enrichment of unstructured content, producing metadata that boosts the relevance of search engines and enables powerful content navigation features such as facets, similar document recommendations and semantic links to structured knowledge that enhance the end-user experience on online portals and drive increased usage. Semantic metadata can also be used to efficiently develop new products such as specialized topical collections and knowledge bases for additional revenue streams.
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