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Wolters Kluwer Health to Exhibit at UKSG 2012

Ovid and Lippincott Williams & Wilkins to Showcase New Partnerships, iPad App Offerings and Innovations that Support Access to the Latest Medical Research

Wolters Kluwer Health is pleased to announce that  Ovid and  Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) will exhibit at the 35 th Annual UKSG Conference held in Glasgow, Scotland, March 26-28, to share information on new content, partnerships and innovations that support quick access to the latest medical research. Representatives from Ovid and LWW will be at the Wolters Kluwer Health stand 91 & 93.

“UKSG offers an ideal opportunity to speak with customers and partners on timely industry issues. We’re pleased to participate in this year’s show to share our ideas around trends in mobile access and global research needs,” said Karen Abramson, President and CEO of Wolters Kluwer Health Medical Research. 
Highlights of Ovid and LWW content offerings, solutions and activities during the conference include:

  • Jayne Marks, Vice President, Publishing at Wolters Kluwer Health Medical Research is scheduled to speak at the Plenary Session 3, 9:00am on Tuesday 27 th March. Her session, ‘Developing usage as a new metric: progress on the Journal Usage Factor’ will review the research undertaken to date and outline the next steps for implementing the Usage Factor as a viable additional metric to measure the impact and status of scholarly journals. Jayne is co-chair of the Usage Factor project.
  • Ovid is now the only medical research aggregator to distribute current, non-embargoed New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) content to institutions. Ovid offers unlimited-user access to current issues of NEJM the through 1990 in PDF format, plus links to Online First articles.
  • Ovid continues to expand its aggregated ebook offerings from leading publishers, including a new Hodder Arnold eBook Collection featuring all 105 books published by Hodder Arnold searchable on OvidSP.
  • LWW has developed a market-leading journal app for the iPad® that offers a seamless extension of a journal’s print and online content optimized for a dynamic and portable reading experience. Visit the Wolters Kluwer Health stand (91 & 93) to hear what users are saying about the apps and view some of the current journal iPad apps for leading society titles, including Neurology, Circulation, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and Anesthesiology.

Representatives from Ovid, a global leader in electronic scientific, medical, and academic information research solutions, and from LWW journals, a premier publisher for the world’s leading medical, nursing and allied health societies, will be available to discuss details of the latest company news and information.

About Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health (Philadelphia, PA) is a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Serving more than 150 countries and territories worldwide, Wolters Kluwer Health’s customers include professionals, institutions and students in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. Major brands include  Lippincott Williams & WilkinsOvid ®UpToDate ®Medi-Span ®Facts & Comparisons ®Pharmacy OneSource®Lexicomp ® and  ProVation ® Medical.

Wolters Kluwer Health is part of  Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer has 2011 annual revenues of €3.4 billion ($4.7 billion), employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America.