SOURCE: SPi

March 13, 2008 08:00 ET

SPi Announces Renewal of Partnership With JSTOR

SPi to Provide Content Conversion Services to Support JSTOR's Archival Program

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - March 13, 2008) - SPi, a global provider of editorial, content production, and business process outsourcing solutions (BPO) for publishers and other information providers, announced today that it has been selected by JSTOR to continue to provide content conversion services to support JSTOR's journals archive. SPi has been helping JSTOR with its archival program since 2002; by providing large scale scanning, OCR, and metadata creation services.

"Over the years, SPi has proven itself to be a reliable and trustworthy partner to JSTOR and has shown an understanding and commitment to JSTOR's needs and requirements. We look forward to continuing our association with SPi," said John Kiplinger, Director of Production, JSTOR.

Speaking on the occasion, Bill Schieffelin, SPi's Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Account Management, said, "We are very pleased to renew our long-standing relationship with JSTOR. The extension of our relationship with JSTOR via this renewal is a testament to our commitment to provide customized solutions that meet the unique needs of our customers."

About JSTOR

JSTOR is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping the scholarly community discover, use, and build upon a wide range of intellectual content in a trusted digital archive. JSTOR's overarching aims are to preserve a record of scholarship for posterity and to advance research and teaching in cost-effective ways. JSTOR operates a research platform that deploys information technology and tools to increase productivity and facilitate new forms of scholarship. JSTOR collaborates with organizations that can help in achieving its objectives and in maximizing benefits for the scholarly community. For more information on JSTOR, visit www.jstor.org.

About SPi

SPi's Publishing division seamlessly blends years of in-depth domain knowledge with global resources and the latest technologies to offer exceptional editorial, content production, and business process outsourcing (BPO) solutions to a wide variety of publishers including not-for-profits, university presses, commercial and database publishers, as well as content aggregators and other information providers.

SPi, 100% owned by ePLDT, is a leading full-service BPO provider with offices and facilities across North America, Europe, and Asia. SPi has 14,000 employees delivering a wide range of Knowledge Process and Customer Interaction solutions to diversified markets, including financial services, healthcare, legal, and publishing. SPi consistently improves operating efficiency, lowers costs, and helps to strengthen the competitive position of more than 500 clients.

For more information on SPi, visit www.spi-bpo.com.

Contact Information

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