Carlsbad, CA USA November 25, 2002 - Today, Thomson ISI ResearchSoft announced a partnership agreement with Openly Informatics Inc.—developers of the 1Cate OpenURL link service. 1Cate—1 Click Access to Everything—is an OpenURL compatible link-server designed for libraries, integrating a library's holdings and subscriptions through a single intuitive interface.
Under the agreement, ISI ResearchSoft will distribute 1Cate as part of the company's new package of Web-based solutions. Well known for their desktop products EndNote®, ProCite® and Reference Manager®, ISI ResearchSoft is adding 1Cate to its line of solutions for the research community. 1Cate allows libraries to maximize awareness and usage of its numerous databases, holdings and subscriptions to their users. Users can follow 1Cate links, which seamlessly connect all the information resources in the user's library.
Hosted by Openly Informatics, 1Cate also offers a unique level of service that frees library professionals from set-up details and software maintenance. "We feel that 1Cate is now the most innovative, and capable open URL link-server available," said Eric Hellman, Founder & President of Openly Informatics. "Information professionals have been challenged to inform their users about the many databases, library holdings, and subscription links they offer to their users. 1Cate makes it easy for the libraries to do just that."
"ISI ResearchSoft has been a leader in providing bibliographic solutions for the research community," remarked David Kochalko, President of ISI ResearchSoft. "The combination of the sophisticated technology of the 1Cate link-server with ISI ResearchSoft's expertise in managing and citing sources delivers powerful Web solutions to our customers."
Pricing and Availability
1Cate is available as a yearly subscription to institutional and academic libraries. For pricing information, contact ISI ResearchSoft at 1-800-722-1227.
About Openly Informatics
Openly Informatics, Inc., is a leader in the development of hyperlinking solutions. 1Cate is a standards-based local linking server that directs users to a library's "appropriate copy." Information on Openly Informatics, Inc. is available at www.openly.com.
About ISI ResearchSoft
ISI ResearchSoft (www.isiresearchsoft.com) publishes EndNote, Reference Manager, and ProCite—the bibliographic software programs used by millions of researchers, students and librarians worldwide. These tools search remote databases and library catalogues on the Internet, import references into and organize personal libraries of citations, and produce papers written in word processors with correctly formatted in-text citations and bibliographies. ISI ResearchSoft is a division of ISI.
ISI is a business of The Thomson Corporation. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA with offices worldwide, ISI provides essential, high quality Web-based information to over seven million researchers, information specialists, and administrators in diverse fields. For more information about ISI, visit www.isinet.com.
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