Wolters Kluwer Health to Distribute Northern Light’s Life Sciences Conference Abstracts Collection

Ovid to Offer Important Grey Literature Critical to Systematic Reviews

Released: 3-Mar-2014 12:00 PM EST
Source Newsroom: Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
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New York, NY (March 3, 2014) — Wolters Kluwer Health is pleased to announce a partnership with Northern Light to distribute the Northern Light Life Sciences Conference Abstracts collection through its OvidSP medical research platform reaching thousands of institutional subscribers worldwide.

Northern Light’s Life Sciences Conference Abstracts is a bibliographic database containing abstracts and posters from more than one million research papers delivered at 1,400 life sciences industry events over the past four years. New conferences are added as the abstracts are posted. This rich, early data in the grey literature is critical to researchers conducting systematic reviews. The information is targeted to research scientists at pharmaceutical and biotech companies, healthcare organizations, academic institutions, research libraries, and research teams at hospitals.

"With Northern Light Life Sciences Conference Abstracts, we can offer Ovid users highly focused and important grey literature for life and biosciences research,” said Andrew Richardson, Vice President, Business Development at Wolters Kluwer Health, Medical Research. "Conference abstracts fill an important gap in the literature that is valuable content for researchers who need the latest data findings to support their work.”

“Our conference abstract database is a uniquely useful content set for life sciences and pharmaceutical research. Through this partnership with Wolters Kluwer Health, we now have a tremendous channel in Ovid to get this content into the hands of thousands of practitioners,” said C. David Seuss, Northern Light’s CEO.

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About Northern Light
Northern Light has been providing strategic research portals, business research content, and search and text analytics technology to global enterprises since 1996. Northern Light’s current clients include Fortune 100 leaders across multiple industries such as information technology, life sciences, financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, and consumer products. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Northern Light has unique content aggregation partnerships with more than 150 of the world’s leading syndicated technology and industry research publishers. Northern Light, along with Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT), is a charter member of the Center for Complex Systems and Enterprises at the Stevens Institute of Technology

About Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Serving more than 150 countries and territories worldwide, Wolters Kluwer Health’s customers include professionals, institutions and students in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. Major brands include Health Language®, Lexicomp®, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Medicom®, Medknow, Ovid®, Pharmacy OneSource®, ProVation® Medical and UpToDate®.

Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer had 2012 annual revenues of €3.6 billion ($4.6 billion), employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Follow our official Twitter handle: @WKHealth.



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