Santa Monica, Calif., August 11, 2010– Reprints Desk, the content workflow company, today announced that the company had secured an exclusive, multi-year contract to provide article Reprint and ePrint outsourcing services for the journals published by the American Medical Association (AMA): Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the nine specialty Archives Journals, American Medical News, and Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness (DMPHP). Life science companies and other research-intensive organizations use both paper Reprints and digitally deployed ePrints of copyrighted materials as educational tools for communicating with healthcare professionals and consumers. JAMA is considered one of the premier medical journals in the world.
The multi-year agreement went into effect on July 27, 2010. Under the terms of the agreement, the Reprint and ePrint services that Reprints Desk provides will span article quoting and order processing, printing, delivery and deployment, billing, and customer satisfaction. Financial details were not disclosed.
“Reprints Desk is honored to have been selected as the sole supplier entrusted with managing reprints for JAMA and other AMA journals whose brands are respected worldwide for their excellence, integrity, and leadership,” said Peter Derycz, President and Chief Executive Officer at Reprints Desk. “As an organization that believes science improves public health, Reprints Desk is committed to making it easier for brand managers, medical marketers, and others to license and re-use content that can help save and improve lives.”
“We at the American Medical Association are impressed with Reprints Desk’s initiatives and its abilities to manage the reprint and eprint business issues that arise in the handling of published materials,” said Elizabeth Jones, Sr. VP of Periodical Publishing. “We can think of no better company to oversee the smooth running of these varieties of services for our flagship publication, JAMA, as well as our other marquis journals.”
Reprints Desk is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, and was founded in 2006 by document delivery pioneer Peter Derycz. The company provides business software and information services that simplify how individuals and research-intensive organizations procure, manage and share journal articles and other copyright-protected content. The company’s content workflow and compliance solutions help customers effectively use peer-reviewed literature in research, regulatory submissions, education and product promotions. For more information, visit Reprints Desk online at www.reprintsdesk.com.
About Reprints Desk
Reprints Desk, Inc. is a business software and information company that simplifies how research-intensive companies and other organizations procure, manage and share content in compliance with copyright, Good Reprint Practices, and Good Promotional Practices. Reprints Desk solutions help customers effectively use peer-reviewed literature in research, regulatory submissions, education and product promotions. An authorized sales representative for Copyright Clearance Center’s rights management tool Rightsphere and a channel supplier for more than 100 scientific, technical, and medical (STM) publishers, Reprints Desk earned the #1 ranking in the 2008 Document Delivery Vendor Scorecard by Outsell, Inc., and currently serves companies in life sciences, energy, aerospace, industrial products, food and beverages, consumer packaged goods, information technology, legal, academia and government. Reprints Desk is a Derycz Scientific company. For more information about Reprints Desk, contact Ian Palmer at +1 (415) 533-8308.