Royal College of Surgeons Signs with Atypon to Power Online Journals

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--()--Atypon®, a leading provider of software to the scientific and scholarly publishing industry, today announced that Royal College of Surgeons of England has signed an agreement with Atypon for Literatum to power their online journals. The Royal College of Surgeons of England chose the Literatum platform to manage, deliver and monetize their content and provide more valuable features to librarians and readers.

“We are excited to have the Royal College of Surgeons choose Literatum as their hosting platform, and we are looking forward to supporting them in achieving their future vision”

Professor Neil Mortenson, Chair of the Journals Committee and Trustee of The Royal College of Surgeons of England said: “Atypon, through Literatum, have given us the opportunity to diversify and innovate, leading to a richer and more meaningful service for our members and the wider surgical community. The opportunities created by their platform are significant and exciting and we look forward to working with them on this project.”

"We are excited to have the Royal College of Surgeons choose Literatum as their hosting platform, and we are looking forward to supporting them in achieving their future vision,” said Jonathan Hevenstone, Senior VP of Business Development at Atypon. “In addition to providing a best-in-class overall user experience for members, subscribers and institutions, Literatum will enable the RCS to deliver a compelling, scalable video experience and to implement a variety of new business models.”

The Royal College of Surgeons publications include the Annals, the Bulletin, and the FDJ. The College also publishes the findings of working groups established to study particular issues and a wide variety of education, support, guidance and assessment materials.

About Atypon

Atypon delivers innovative solutions that revolutionize the way publishers do business. Literatum, Atypon's flagship SaaS ePublishing platform, provides all of the functionality that professional and scholarly publishers need to compete in the digital world, including advanced search and information discovery, access control, e-commerce, advertising and business intelligence. RightSuite, Atypon’s enterprise access and e-commerce solution, enables publishers and media organizations to monetize their digital content, experiment with new business models and optimize revenue streams. For more information, visit www.atypon.com.

About Royal College of Surgeons of England

The Royal College of Surgeons of England is a professional membership organisation and registered charity, which exists to advance surgical standards and improve patient care. We support 20,000 members in the UK and internationally by improving their skills and knowledge, developing policy and guidance, and carrying out projects to improve surgical care.

With a full programme of exams and courses, we equip surgeons with the skills they need throughout their careers. High-quality patient care is at the heart of our work, and we also maintain an innovative research programme through donations and legacies.

The College, set up by Royal Charter in 1800, has an unique heritage, with the Hunterian Museum open to the public in London.

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