Extend your influence
Digital delivery is essential for scholarly content. Publishers must meet higher demand for research, accommodate user behavior and capture new revenue streams to remain relevant. But beyond mere online access, you need to address key issues, including discoverability via search engines and library technology, reference linking, IP authentication, COUNTER statistics, advertising, ecommerce and mobile delivery. The transforming marketplace offers unbounded opportunities for expansion, experimentation and new business models, but you need a partner with leading technology, critical mass and an established user base.
On ingentaconnect, you can take your business digital within a matter of weeks. With over 250 publishers, 11,000 books and journals, 25,000 participating institutions and millions of end-users for over a decade, Publishing Technology’s fully outsourced, cost-effective e-publishing package allows you to:
- Go online quickly and affordably
- Improve visibility of content
- Extend reach through proven channels
- Manage subscriber access
- Gain complete control over pricing
- Explore new revenue streams
- Support industry standards
- Provide end-user support via our Help Desk for librarians and readers
- Increase ROI with full analytics via the Publisher Statistics package
With proven technology and processes, we specialize in making the online publishing process easy for you. We have a spectrum of cost-effective services to choose from, whether you are taking your content online for the first time, looking to increase your revenues through online activity or thinking of creating a custom-branded design. On ingentaconnect, we manage the details while you explore the possibilities.
Outsource your problems
We know that a publisher’s core focus is providing content, not technology infrastructure. Meeting the growing demand for e-access, going online for the first time or enhancing your digital strategy can be daunting. The ingentaconnect platform offers publishers a complete solution for online publishing. Regardless of technical literacy, ingentaconnect gives publishers of all sizes a direct route from print to digital, with an expert team and industry partners available to facilitate the process. Once online, our perpetual customer service team is on hand to provide support as you deliver content to your current users and beyond.
Publish online quickly
The digital experience has changed user expectations of publication speed and delivery. But competing file formats, complex conversion processes and a steep learning curve can stand in the way. Whether you have one title or one thousand, ingentaconnect can make content available online within a matter of days, or within hours via our proprietary Fast Track service for “publish ahead of print” articles. From digitization and data conversion to its ultimate delivery, we assure you a stress-free and expedited process. Whether PDF, In-Design, SGML, XML or even hard copies, our proprietary content conversion software generates state-of-the-art metadata and reference links complete with the enhancements users now demand.
Drive users to your content
Even with a strong subscriber base to drive online traffic, publishers still need to grow their markets. Extending your reach means greater visibility of content to the widest possible audience. Content hosted on ingentaconnect is visible to over 25,000 registered institutions and millions of end users in over 170 countries, including China. And with linking and distribution agreements in place with over 350 partners, combined with content from over 250 publishers across all subject disciplines, the critical mass achieved provides potential to increase author submissions, impact factor, pay-per-view sales and third-party advertising opportunities.
Join the network
Like print, digital publishing requires observance of various complex and technical industry standards and guidelines, which necessitate tracking, upkeep and support. Content on ingentaconnect fully complies with the required accessibility and citation linking standards. W3C AA and OpenURL are supported and you can track usage with COUNTER 3-compliant statistics, with COUNTER 4-compliance scheduled for 2013. We provide technical support and management of your CrossRef membership and comply with preservation services such as LOCKS, CLOCKSS and Portico as well as key discovery services such as Google Scholar, EBSCO Discovery Service, Primo Central and Summon research tools. Federated access via ATHENS and Shibboleth is also supported.
Promote your brand
Maintaining control of your brand on a multi-publisher platform is an added benefit. You want to ensure your content gets the brand visibility necessary, while still enjoying the cross-pollination benefits of an aggregated site. With ingentaconnect, you have the freedom to create your own online presence, while at the same time integrating your content with the extensive functionality of the platform. Our ByDesign option complements the site’s production, hosting and delivery services by overlaying an entirely publisher-branded view onto ingentaconnect-hosted content, thus presenting you with a value-for-money publications website that replicates your own brand.