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SAGE Publications Ltd
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SAGE INVESTS IN USER EXPERIENCE

SAGE implements powerful TEMIS Semantic Content Enrichment capabilities into its next-generation digital platform.

Los Angeles, CA and New York, NY - November 21st, 2011 SAGE, the world’s leading independent academic publisher, has signed a multi-year agreement with TEMIS, the award-winning provider of Semantic Content Enrichment solutions, to increase the usability of SAGE content. 

SAGE will use the TEMIS platform Luxid® for Content Enrichment to enhance its content in order to provide more sophisticated search and discovery tools to users. SAGE will also leverage Luxid® to identify similar and related documents promoting greater user engagement across multiple platforms. 

“We know that users are looking for a good experience when it comes to finding what they need. The TEMIS technology allows us to give the users the content they want in a fast, easy to use and accessible way”, said Martha Sedgwick, Senior Online Products Manager, SAGE. 

Luxid® for Content Enrichment will be used in the creation of a new platform, SAGE Knowledge, that SAGE will launch in 2012. SAGE Knowledge will contain over 2,500 award-winning titles including an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content, such as scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series and more.

“We’re committed to help SAGE make its internationally regarded social sciences content even more accessible and compelling”, said Guillaume Mazieres, Executive Vice President, North-America Operations, TEMIS. “Luxid® generates rich semantic metadata that will deliver to SAGE users an unparalleled search, navigation and knowledge discovery experience.”

 

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SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. Since 1965, SAGE has helped inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine. An independent company, SAGE has principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC.
http://www.sagepublications.com

About TEMIS
TEMIS is the leading provider of Text Analytics-based semantic content enrichment solutions, turning unstructured data into actionable knowledge, enabling advanced content analysis and strategic information discovery.  Its flagship Content Enrichment solution Luxid® automatically associates value-added metadata to content.

TEMIS' innovative solutions address the needs of publishers as well as Enterprises and have attracted the business of leading organizations such as AAAS, Agence France-Presse, BASF, Editions Lefebvre-Sarrut, Elsevier, Merck Serono, National Agricultural Library, Nature Publishing Group, Novartis, Philip Morris International, Sanofi-aventis, Simon & Schuster, Springer Science+Business Media, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Thieme and Thomson Reuters.  Founded in 2000, TEMIS operates in the United States, Canada, UK, France and Germany, and is represented worldwide through its network of certified partners.
http://www.temis.com
http://tagline.temis.com

About Luxid®
Luxid® automates the semantic enrichment of unstructured content, producing metadata that boosts the relevance of search engines and enables powerful content navigation features such as facets, similar document recommendations and semantic links to structured knowledge that enhance the end-user experience on online portals and drive increased usage.  Semantic metadata can also be used to efficiently develop new products such as specialized topical collections and knowledge bases for additional revenue streams.