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Knovel Announces K-Essentials

:: From a 25 April 2005 press release from the Knovel site:

Innovative Knovel Program Helps Businesses,
Academic Institutions, and Government Agencies
Make the Transition to a Virtual Library

K-Essentials offers free and unlimited access to interactive engineering and science references

NEW YORK, NY (April 25, 2005) - Knovel Corporation (www.knovel.com), a leading provider of revolutionary Web-based information services that increase productivity for millions of engineers, scientists, students, and librarians worldwide announced today the availability of an innovative new program to helps businesses, academic institutions, and government agencies make the transition to a virtual library. The new program, called K-Essentials, offers unlimited access to nine highly acclaimed science and technical references free of charge through Knovel’s Web-based platform which transforms information into actionable intelligence by integrating software tools with content.

“By making these important references freely available, we’re able to show how Knovel tools enable the manipulation and analysis of data, integrating it into the workflow of professionals in businesses, academic institutions, and government agencies,” said William Woishnis, co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Knovel Corporation. “We’re confident that through the K-Essentials program, thousands of institutions will instantly see how transforming individual titles into a common database format provides a solid foundation for transitioning to a virtual library.”

Knovel technology (U.S. patent pending) transforms text content and numerical data of any type and complexity into a consistent research platform. Knovel’s flagship service—Knovel Interactive Library—takes advantage of this unique technology, combining leading technical references, databases and analytical software into one complete service.

The nine interactive engineering and science reference titles that are part of the K-Essentials program include:

  • Metallic Materials Properties Development and Standardization (MMPDS)
  • Military Handbook - MIL-HDBK-5H: Metallic Materials and Elements for Aerospace Vehicle Structures
  • Engineering Problem Solving - A Classical Perspective
  • International Critical Tables of Numerical Data, Physics, Chemistry and Technology
  • Knovel Critical Tables Lite
  • Essential Practices for Managing Chemical Reactivity Hazards
  • Smithsonian Physical Tables (9th Revised Edition)
  • Handbook of Mathematical Functions with Formulas, Graphs, and Mathematical Tables
  • Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences
The K-Essentials program provides unlimited access for organizations and makes quality information convenient to find and use. K-Essentials users also benefit from Knovel’s dedicated technical support and customer service. To gain access to the K-Essentials program, free subscription requests must be made through a librarian, information specialist, or departmental manager. Qualified professionals may apply at: www.info.knovel.com/essentials.


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