London, United Kingdom (PressExposure) August 27, 2014 -- The opening day of the 2014 Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) has seen IPR License, the global digital platform for the licensing of book and journal rights, announce the addition of Elsevier to its extensive client list to further extend its remit into the international content rights marketplace.
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries, that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. It provides web-based, digital solutions -- among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence, and ClinicalKey -- and publishes over 2,200 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and over 25,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works.
Tom Chalmers, Managing Director of IPR License, commented:
"Elsevier is one of the world's largest content providers but not only that, the company is extremely switched on to the huge value being added to its business through licensing and to the opportunities in new and emerging markets. Never have the opportunities been greater to add revenue directly to the bottom line through licensing and we are delighted to be working with Elsevier in what we expect to be a long and successful partnership."
Rogier van Erkel, Director - Rights & Transaction Content Sales at Elsevier, added:
"At Elsevier, we find copyright compliance essential. In that context, we want to make it as easy as possible for the users of our content to obtain a license. In IPR License we've found a perfect partner to serve that purpose. It has a proven track record in a variety of European countries, a specific appeal to smaller companies and the ability to offer content users a one-stop-shopping experience through offering a wide range of content from different industries. Additionally, we're very impressed and pleased with the entrepreneurial spirit IPR License has shown in developing our partnership, which we consider an essential ingredient for constructive collaboration."
For further information please visit http://www.iprlicense.com.