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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.”
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.
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.