For Immediate Release
July 31, 2008
Wiley Organic Essentials Available via CambridgeSoft
Hoboken, NJ and Cambridge, MA, July 31, 2008 – Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa), (NYSE: JWb), today announced a new agreement with CambridgeSoft Corporation, a leading provider of knowledge enterprise solutions, by which CambridgeSoft will offer structure- and substructure-searchable versions of Wiley’s organic chemistry content to their customers under the title of Wiley Organic Essentials.
Under this agreement, CambridgeSoft will provide Wiley-Blackwell’s reaction databases and online reference works to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and chemical industries and to higher education and academic researchers worldwide. CambridgeSoft will begin offering Wiley Organic Essentials to its users and customers with immediate effect.
“We are pleased to partner with CambridgeSoft,” said Janet Bailey, Vice President, Physical Sciences Books and Reference, Americas, at Wiley-Blackwell. “This partnership fosters Wiley’s strength as a leading publisher in organic chemistry and allows us to expand our reach into the market and meet the customer information needs of those in this field.”
“We are excited to be able to provide Wiley-Blackwell’s trusted scientific content to our established customer base,” said Mike Tomasic, CambridgeSoft CEO. “By delivering this content to CambridgeSoft customers through established business and technology channels, such as our leading E-Notebook platform, ChemBioDraw, and ChemBioFinder Gateway, we will extend the reach of this valuable information to a wider audience of scientists, and help them rapidly plan and execute more efficient syntheses.”
About CambridgeSoft Corporation
CambridgeSoft develops and markets life science enterprise solutions for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical companies and scientific research organizations. Software products include enterprise, workgroup and desktop versions of Chem & Bio Office, including Chem & Bio Draw and E-Notebook, with knowledge management, chemical and biological informatics, and scientific database solutions. Web sites include ChemBioFinder.Com and ChemBioNews.Com for indexed database content and news, and SciStore.Com for e-commerce.
CambridgeSoft has offices in the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific. For information about CambridgeSoft products, services, and sales worldwide, please visit www.cambridgesoft.com, or call 1 617 588-9300 in America, in Europe call 00 800 875 20000, or in Japan call 0120-146-700.
Wiley-Blackwell was formed in February 2007 as a result of the acquisition of Blackwell Publishing Ltd. by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., and its merger with Wiley’s Scientific, Technical, and Medical business. Together, the companies have created a global publishing business with deep strength in every major academic and professional field. Wiley-Blackwell publishes approximately 1,400 scholarly peer-reviewed journals and an extensive collection of books with global appeal. For more information on Wiley-Blackwell, please visit www.blackwellpublishing.com or interscience.wiley.com.
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