BIRMINGHAM, Ala., USA – May 28, 2008 – MetaPress is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed the Serials Solutions KnowledgeWorks Certification Program. One of only 13 organizations around the globe to earn this designation, MetaPress is now considered a KnowledgeWorks Certified content partner and, as such, has pledged to work with Serials Solutions to supply quality bibliographic metadata to customers via the Serials Solutions KnowledgeWorks knowledgebase. The KnowledgeWorks Certified designation assures that MetaPress’ journal metadata is represented as accurately and up-to-date as possible in the Serials Solutions knowledgebase and data inquiries are resolved in the fastest manner possible.
Michael Margotta, director of sales and marketing at MetaPress, commented on the Company’s new KnowledgeWorks Certified status. He said, "As a core component of our service, MetaPress has always provided our publisher clients with content and metadata redistribution, as we believe that greater dissemination is the key to an effective online distribution strategy. In line with our own service approach, Serials Solutions has wisely developed the KnowledgeWorks Certification Program to assure accurate publication information and access to consumer institutions. We are proud to participate in this program, enabling smooth access for institutions via Serials Solutions."
As a KnowledgeWorks Certified content partner, MetaPress is able to provide title-level metadata to Serials Solutions on an ongoing basis. It also has access to the Serials Solutions Client Center, which it uses to verify the metadata in the Serials Solutions knowledgebase.
MetaPress serves publishers worldwide by hosting their e-content and making it accessible to an extensive audience who appreciates the high quality of client services that MetaPress provides. As a silent partner dedicated to supporting and enhancing the publisher’s brand in the marketplace, MetaPress has grown to become the world’s largest primary content host site. Services include content management, Web hosting, custom branded Web site development, and e-commerce support.
MetaPress is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a diversified Company founded in 1944.
About Serials Solutions
Founded by a librarian for librarians in 2000, Serials Solutions is the global leader in e-resource access and management services (ERAMS) that serves more than 2,000 libraries of all sizes and types. Serials Solutions KnowledgeWorks, the authoritative e-resource knowledgebase, is the foundation for Serials Solutions 360, the only complete and integrated e-resource access and management solution.