By Business Wire, September 11, 2013, 06:00:00 AM EDT
Connecting engineers to McGraw-Hill, Wiley, the Springer for R&D
platform, and hundreds of other sources, boosting engineering
productivity and innovation
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
IHS (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of information and analytics,
today announced the introduction of the IHS Knowledge Collections, an
expansive set of pre-packaged compilations of engineering-rich documents
that address engineers' long-standing requirement for access to the full
breadth of technical knowledge they need. IHS Knowledge Collections
deliver unified access to relevant knowledge across the engineering
lifecycle and also simplify the purchase, procurement and management of
IHS is the market-leading provider of critical information and insights
for engineering, research and design professionals. Engineers across the
globe rely on IHS Standards Expert® as the trusted source for more than
1.6 million active and historical standards from more than 370 standards
developing organizations (SDOs). Now, from the same IHS platform,
engineers can gain access to more than 90 million scientific and
technical documents spanning patents, publications and journal articles,
engineering eBooks and manuals, best practices and design methods, and
premium technical website content.
To enhance the world's largest aggregated collection of must-have
engineering content, IHS has partnered with industry-leading scientific
and technical eBook and journal publishers such as:
- Industrial Press
- John Wiley and Sons (limited exclusive to IHS)
- Maney Publishing
Springer (connecting users to the Springer for R&D platform)
IHS Knowledge Collections also make content available from the following
IHS partners: ArXiv.org, ASM, the American Society of Quality (ASQ), the
American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), DSpace@MIT, IEEE, the
International Food Information Service (IFIS), The Institute of Physics
(IOP), the International Society of Automation (ISA), the International
Union of Crystallography (IUCr), NASA Tech Briefs, OnePetro,
PubMed/MEDLINE, OSTI (Department of Energy), ProjectEuclid@Duke
University Press, SAE International, the Society for the Advancement of
Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE), the International Society for
Optics and Photonics (SPIE), SpringerMaterials database, Techniques de
l'ingénieur, the University of Washington, and many others.
In addition, IHS Knowledge Collections make available full document
access to more than 40 million patents worldwide, from the United
States, Great Britain and Canada. Also, more than 12 million technical
documents, covering thousands of technical websites otherwise
inaccessible via traditional search technologies, are included in the
IHS Knowledge Collections. These ‘deep web' sites provide rich
engineering knowledge, including design methodologies and best
practices, manufacturer information, and other scientific and technical
"Never before has a collection of engineering knowledge this
comprehensive and deep been made available to engineering and technical
professionals," said Scott Key, IHS president and chief executive
officer. "As a single point of access to all the information engineers
need, IHS Knowledge Collections give organizations a true competitive
edge, allowing for increased utilization of trusted content, accelerated
research and discovery of relevant knowledge, and, ultimately, greater
innovation and operational efficiency."
Accessed via the IHS Standards Expert® with Goldfire® platform,
the IHS Knowledge Collections have been configured to ensure
comprehensive and deep coverage of technical knowledge:
- Knowledge Pro Collection - provides the core cross-industry and
multi-discipline technical knowledge that is imperative for engineers
and technical professionals.
- Industry Knowledge Collections - unique to Aerospace & Defense,
Oil & Gas, Chemical/ Process, Electronics, or Engineering &
Construction industries, technical professionals can access a deep,
multi-discipline set of additional eBook content.
- Discipline Knowledge Collections - across 12 engineering
disciplines, users can access a vast set of cross-industry, discipline
specific eBooks including mechanical engineering, petroleum
engineering, aerospace engineering, industrial safety and more.
- Custom Knowledge Collections - additional eReference works,
databases, and other eBooks will be available in custom collections to
help augment required technical knowledge.
More information on the Knowledge Collections offering available through
IHS can be found at http://www.ihs.com/products/design/software-methods/knowledge-collections.aspx
About IHS (www.ihs.com)
IHS (NYSE:IHS) is the leading source of information, insight and
analytics in critical areas that shape today's business landscape.
Businesses and governments in more than 165 countries around the globe
rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and
flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and
develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business
since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock
Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is
committed to sustainable, profitable growth and employs approximately
8,000 people in 31 countries around the world.
IHS is a registered trademark of IHS Inc. All other company and
product names may be trademarks of their respective owners. © 2013 IHS
Inc. All rights reserved.
Source: IHS Inc.