Infotrieve Chosen as Exclusive Ask*IEEE Document Delivery Vendor.Business Editors & High-Tech/Education Writers
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 2, 2001
IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, www.ieee.org) A membership organization that includes engineers, scientists and students in electronics and allied fields. Members Gain Access to Best-in-Industry Document Delivery Service
for IEEE Journals, Periodicals and Conference Papers,
as Well as Documents Published From Thousands of Other Sources
To support the demand for single-copy article requests worldwide to IEEE members and non-members, the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Not to be confused with the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE).
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers or IEEE (pronounced as eye-triple-e ) has chosen Infotrieve to provide turnkey See turnkey system. document delivery services for Ask*IEEE, its Web-based document delivery portal.
Infotrieve will replace the IEEE's existing document delivery vendor with a more automated au·to·mate
v. au·to·mat·ed, au·to·mat·ing, au·to·mates
1. To convert to automatic operation: automate a factory.
2. solution. Infotrieve will host the Ask*IEEE Web pages, which are slated to go live via the society's Web site in November 2001. Unique features of the new service will include an improved paper document delivery service, electronic delivery of 685,000 digitized IEEE articles, waived copyright fees for IEEE members on IEEE-copyrighted materials and access to content from other publishers.
End users will be able to order the complete-text (formatted text and graphics) of any article by placing bibliographic bib·li·og·ra·phy
n. pl. bib·li·og·ra·phies
1. A list of the works of a specific author or publisher.
a. citations in an electronic "shopping cart." A single mouse click will link end users to Infotrieve's secure e-commerce back end for payment via credit card. Depending on availability, complete-text articles can be delivered as PDF files See PDF. electronically or as photocopies using the end user's preferred delivery method.
"We're delighted to offer our members and non-members an enhanced Ask*IEEE service with an automated document delivery solution powered by Infotrieve," said Scott MacFarland, IEEE's director of publishing business development.
About the IEEE
The world's largest technical professional society with more than 366,000 members in approximately 150 countries, the IEEE produces nearly 30 percent of the world's literature on electrical and electronics engineering and control technology. Through its members, the IEEE is a leading authority on areas ranging from aerospace, computers and telecommunications Communicating information, including data, text, pictures, voice and video over long distance. See communications. to biomedicine biomedicine /bio·med·i·cine/ (bi?o-med´i-sin) clinical medicine based on the principles of the natural sciences (biology, biochemistry, etc.).biomed´ical
1. , electric power and consumer electronics.
The organization also sponsors or co-sponsors more than 300 international technical conferences each year and is the source of more than 800 active consensus standards. For more information, visit www.ieee.org.
Launched in 1987, Los Angeles-based Infotrieve is one of the largest independent document delivery and library services companies in the world. Infotrieve is fast becoming the market leader in the delivery of electronic content (e-content). See www.Infotrieve.com.