ICE Publishing partners with Atypon to host archives. journals and eBooks
Publishing arm of the Institution of Civil Engineers will now have its archives, which go back to 1836, hosted on Atypon’s Literatum platform
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – August 28, 2014 — The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has announced a new partnership for its publishing arm, ICE Publishing, with Atypon, a leading provider of software to the scientific and scholarly publishing industry, which will bolster its online platform from mid-2015.
The announcement of this new collaboration will mean that ICE Publishing’s e-content, which includes
- archives dating from 1836
- 34 peer-reviewed journals
- over 1400 eBooks
will now be hosted on Atypon’s Literatum, the preferred platform of many leading scholarly publishers.
Mike Cookson, General Manager of ICE Publishing, comments: “The move to an online platform is a natural progression for ICE Publishing, making us more competitive and relevant than ever before. As a leading provider of information for academics, researchers and practitioners worldwide in the fields of civil engineering, construction and materials science, it was important to select a partner who can deliver enhanced online services for our clients.
“Atypon is at the forefront of digital scholarly publishing and already holds an impressive client base, including some of the largest brand names in the publishing industry. Our new virtual library will benefit from the support that Atypon offers and will allow us to deliver a step change in our digital platform for our readers, authors and subscribers.
“We look forward to working with Atypon and to unveiling our new look virtual library next year.”
“Atypon is extremely pleased to be chosen by ICE to host the Virtual Library,” said Jonathan Hevenstone, Senior VP of Business Development at Atypon. “In addition to improving the user experience for ICE clients, the Literatum platform will enable ICE to streamline back-end operations and gain greater flexibility in implementing new business models.”
Set to launch mid-2015, the new ICE Virtual Library will continue to be accessed via www.icevirtuallibrary.com.