WT Cox Information Signs Strategic Alliances with Knimbus To Offer Collaborate Discovery Tool to US Libraries
New York, NY- January 22, 2013 - WT Cox Information Services, a full service subscription management vendor for academic, public, medical and special libraries, and Knimbus, a cloud based search and collaboration platform that connects creators and users of Scientific, Technical and Medical (STM) knowledge, have signed a strategic reseller agreement. This alliance enhances the reach of the Knimbus platform and makes it available in a quick, simple and convenient manner to users in the United States. A Knimbus survey of 470 Indian researchers had indicated they would like to collaborate internationally. This alliance will satisfy that demand by enabling researchers in India to collaborate with their peers in USA.
Through this alliance, WT Cox also enhances their value proposition to libraries by leveraging the power of the Knimbus platform to provide their users a seamless search and discovery experience in a collaborative environment.
“Since the value of scientific information depends on its use, Knimbus helps make this knowledge easier to use and share. That is exactly what Knimbus brings to our alliance partners. With Knimbus, our partner companies can serve their customers better, by providing fast and convenient access to content that further creates opportunities for renewals and cross selling,” says Mr. Rahul Agarwalla, CEO & Founder, Knimbus.
Mike Markwith, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, WT Cox, added, “We are pleased to have this alliance with Knimbus and provide a truly unique discovery tool for researchers and students in the US.”
For additional information on Knimbus and additional services provided by WT Cox Information Services, visit www.wtcox.com or call (800) 571-9554.
About WT Cox Information Services
Founded in 1974, WT Cox is a full-service serials and information services provider, serving academic, corporate, special, government, school and public libraries nationwide. WT Cox offers a portfolio of services that include electronic and print subscription access, eBooks, an ERM solution, discovery tool, online serials management tools, personalized services, transitions coordinators and free service proposals. http://www.wtcox.com
Knimbus is a global discovery and collaboration platform that connects creators and users of Scientific, Technical and Medical (STM) knowledge to online content and peer groups. It can be likened to a Google + LinkedIn for researchers and scientists.
Established in November 2010, Knimbus is the brainchild of Rahul Agarwalla and Tarun Arora, Co-founders. A leader in the India market with the most comprehensive, scalable and flexible technology platform, Knimbus has been enabled at over 600 of the best research and academic institutions across India. Key users include major Academic and Research institutions like IITs, IISERs, CSIR Lab, State and Central Universities and government institutions such as CDOT, CDAC, DRDO, among others.