NewsBank Enters Agreement with Serial Solutions to Improve Access to Web-Based Resources and Content
Mutual Subscribers to Benefit from Data Accuracy and Tracking
NAPLES, Fla./Monday, August 25, 2003 —, one of the world's premier information providers, announced today an agreement with To improve access to NewsBank's Web-based resources for the companies' mutual subscribers, NewsBank will provide Serial Solutions with the metadata for its electronic content and titles. Serials Solutions will use this metadata to increase data accuracy and track NewsBank databases through its comprehensive suite of products, including A-to-Z title lists, full MARC records and Article Linker, an OpenURL link resolver.
Effective immediately, libraries will see a greater number of NewsBank databases tracked by Serials Solutions. This agreement will enable libraries using Serials Solutions services to provide their patrons with more reliable access to NewsBank content.
"Libraries expect comprehensive and accurate e-journal coverage for all content providers," commented Peter McCracken, Co-Founder and Director of Library Services of Serials Solutions. "Without accurate data, e-journal access software will not yield accurate results for patrons. This is another step forward in our commitment of providing the best e-journal access tools to the library industry."
"Providing library users with the best access possible to available resources is our highest priority," added Peter Simon, Vice President of Product Management at NewsBank. "Working with Serials Solutions is part of our many efforts to do all that we can to assist our library customers in accomplishing this goal."
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About Serials Solutions
Serials Solutions Inc. provides complete e-journal access and management services to over 1000 libraries worldwide. Founded by a librarian for librarians, Serials Solutions helps librarians and patrons find and use electronic content through comprehensive A-to-Z title lists, full MARC records for e-journals, Article Linker™ – Serials Solutions' comprehensive OpenURL link resolver, and Journal Linker™ – a journal-level link resolver. For more information, please visit www.serialssolutions.com or call 1-866-SERIALS.
About NewsBank, inc.
NewsBank has been one of the world's premier information providers for more than 35 years. NewsBank serves publishers, public libraries, colleges and universities, schools, government and military libraries, professionals and researchers worldwide. Through partnerships with leading publishers globally, NewsBank provides Web-based access to more than 2,000 newspaper titles, as well as newswires, broadcast transcripts, journals, periodicals and other publications worldwide. NewsBank also offers authoritative digital collections of historical documents, curriculum resources covering all subject areas and extensive media services for publishers. For more information, visit www.newsbank.com