SOURCE: Impelsys

June 22, 2011 09:15 ET

American Academy of Pediatrics Makes Content From Entire eBook Collection Available to Institutions With New Subscription Model

Powered by Technology Partner Impelsys, New Platform Provides Subscribers With Instant Online Access to Robust Content From Pediatric Journals, Data Tables and Clinical Recommendations

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Jun 22, 2011) - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), a 62,000-member organization dedicated to the health of children, today announced the introduction of a new subscription model for unlimited institutional access to the rich medical content that resides in the AAP eBook collection.

The new platform, www.aapebooks.com, provides libraries, medical schools, hospitals and pediatric offices with instant electronic access to more than 90 renowned AAP publications, including full-text, visuals, data tables and clinical recommendations. The subscriptions are all-inclusive, so users have unlimited 24/7 privileges to download any content from the entire collection of AAP digital titles like "Pediatric Clinical Practice Guidelines &Policies," "Bright Futures, Pediatric Nutrition Handbook," "Red Book Atlas," and "Caring For Your Baby And Young Child: Birth To Age 5" are part of the collection.

The AAP eBooks site was developed in partnership with Impelsys, a global leader in providing electronic content delivery solutions, with the use of the iPublishCentral software that is used by publishers and professional associations worldwide.

"Our partnership with Impelsys has resulted in this eBooks platform that brings complete electronic versions of our highly regarded pediatric resources directly into the hands of the professionals and researchers who can benefit from it the most," said Kim FitzSimmons, Sr. Manager of Digital Content and Licensing of the AAP.

According to FitzSimmons, the AAP eBook Institutional Collection is available based on a five-tier pricing model that corresponds with the type of institutional customer (e.g., public library, hospital, medical school, etc.). An institutional license starts at $3,500 per year.

"AAP's eBook collection represents a one-stop resource for updated information about pediatric care solutions and concise, ready-to-use expert clinical recommendations," said Sameer Shariff, chief executive officer of Impelsys. "We are proud to partner with them in the development of their digital publishing strategy and the creation of this institutional subscription model."

About the AAP
The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 62,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety and well being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. For more information, please go to www.aap.org.

About Impelsys
Impelsys, a leader in providing electronic content delivery solutions to the global publishing market, helps its clients compete, evolve and grow in an increasingly complex marketplace. Impelsys-powered technologies such as iPublishCentral™ help publishers increase their revenues by delivering content online quickly and cost effectively. Impelsys' passion for client success has helped it build long-term partnerships with its customers becoming critical in the client's electronic delivery strategy. Leading clients include McGraw-Hill, Elsevier, Wolters Kluwer, Benchmark Education, Marshall Cavendish and Houghton Mifflin. Headquartered in New York, Impelsys operates across North America, Europe and India. For more information, please visit www.impelsys.com.

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