United Kingdom, 13 December 2011 – Emerald Group Publishing, a leading publisher of global research, has announced the launch of the Emerald app. Providing access to almost 100,000 articles from Emerald journals, the Emerald App also allows users to synch their personal profiles for seamless research workflow and share results through social media for increased dissemination and impact. It is available now for free download from the Apple app store: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/emerald/id479491823?mt=8
The intuitive interface of the Emerald App focuses on search and browse functions to enable research on-the-go. Subscribers can log into their personal profile to create reading lists, add articles to existing lists and share results with peers via the built-in social networking facilities, such as Twitter and Facebook. Full text is available for subscribed content in an easy-to-read PDF format.
Daniel Prendergast, Head of Digital at Emerald, comments: “This App is the latest in a series of developments, the aims of which are to improve ways of delivering access to research, build stronger communities around our subject areas, disseminate research and increase its impact.”
The Emerald App is optimized for iPad and compatible with iPhone and iPod touch. It requires iOS 3.0 or later.
Emerald is committed to improving ways of delivering access to research, and works with a range of partners to ensure compliance, discoverability and visibility. In June, Emerald introduced the EPUB format to enable users to access and download content via mobile devices. It recently introduced its Spanish microsite, providing key messages in Spanish, and plans to add more languages in 2012.
For more information about the Emerald App, visit http://www.emeraldinsight.com/app/index.htm
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Emerald is a global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society. The company manages a portfolio of more than 290 journals and over 2,000 books and book series volumes, and also provides an extensive range of online products and additional customer resources and services.
Emerald is both COUNTER 3 and TRANSFER compliant. The organization is a partner of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and also works with Portico and the LOCKSS initiative for digital archive preservation.
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