Six Leading Publishers Join DeepDyve’s Online Rental Service for Scholarly Publications

DeepDyve’s Subscription Plans Gain Momentum with Support from Key Publishers

FEBRUARY 3, 2010 – Sunnyvale, CALIF — DeepDyve announced today that six major publishers have agreed to make their articles available via the company’s online rental service for research articles. These publishers will be adding important journals in the areas of information technology, social sciences and the humanities to its already strong collection of life sciences and medical publications.

“We are delighted to have such a strong show of support from our new publishing partners,” said William Park, CEO at DeepDyve. “Not only have we greatly enhanced the body of content we offer our users, but in doing so we help publishers reach new customers and combat the threat of piracy.”

Under the terms of their agreements, these publishers will be adding hundreds of thousands of articles spanning more than 700 journals to DeepDyve’s rental service. DeepDyve users can rent individual articles for as little as $0.99, or subscribe to one of the company’s monthly plans that provide access to multiple articles for an extended period.

The new publishers joining DeepDyve’s rental service include:

  • Association for Computing Machinery — an organization for computing professionals, delivering resources that advance computing as a science and a profession; enable professional development; and promote policies and research that benefit society. Core journals include: Communications of the ACM, Journal of the ACM and ACM Computing Surveys.
  • American Institute of Physics — one of the world's largest publishers of physics journals, publishing 12 scientific and engineering journals of their own, and hosting nearly 200 titles for publishing partners on their Scitation® hosting platform. Core journals include: Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics and Journal of Chemical Physics.
  • Emerald Group Publishing Limited — a leading publisher of management research, publishing more than 700 titles including journals, books as well as an extensive range of online products and services. Core journals include: International Marketing Review, Rapid Prototyping Journal and Advances in Strategic Management.
  • MIT Press — publishes academic titles in the fields of art & architecture, the cognitive sciences, computer science, economics, environmental science, new media, and science, technology & society. Core journals include: Artificial Life, Computational Linguistics and the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.
  • Radiological Society of North America — hosts the world's largest annual medical meeting, publishes two highly respected peer-reviewed journals, offers opportunities to earn CME, and provides research and education grants to young investigators. Core journals are Radiology and RadioGraphics.
  • University of California Press — among the six largest university presses in the United States, publishing approximately 200 new books and 40 multi-issue journals annually in the fields of art, music, cinema and media studies, classics, literature, anthropology, sociology, archaeology, history, religious studies, Asian studies, biological sciences, food studies, natural history and public health. Core journals include: Film Quarterly, Gastronomica and BioScience.

The full catalogue of publisher titles is expected to be available via DeepDyve beginning in February 2010. Users will have the option to rent individual articles for a 24-hour period for just $0.99. And for users who want to rent a higher volume of articles or would like longer- term access to their articles, DeepDyve offers monthly plans for as little as $9.99 per month. Those who are interested in DeepDyve are encouraged to sign up for a free 2-week trial.

John Snedigar, Faultline Communications  / +1 408-705-7518

About DeepDyve

DeepDyve was founded in 2005 by scientists who shared the vision of simplifying the research process. Through direct collaboration with the industry's most prominent and well respected publishers, the company now offers the world's largest online rental service for scientific, technical and medical research with more than 30 million articles from thousands of authoritative journals. DeepDyve is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California with offices in Shanghai, China. The company is privately held and backed by high-profile angel investors.