Engineering Village 2™ Selected As 2006 SIIA CODiE Awards Finalist

Elsevier' Engineering Village 2™ Codie finalist for "Best Online Science or Technology Service" and "Best Content Aggregation Service.

New York, N.Y., 25 January 2006 - Engineering Information ( announces the selection of the Engineering Village 2 discovery platform as a finalist in the Software and Information Industry Association's (SIIA) 21st annual CODiE Awards. The CODiE Awards hold the distinction of being the only peer-recognition awards program of its kind in the industry, providing a unique opportunity for companies to earn the praise of their competitors.

Engineering Village 2™ has been selected as a finalist in the categories of "Best Online Science or Technology Service" and "Best Content Aggregation Service." Engineering Village 2™ is the premiere web-based research and discovery platform specialized for the information needs of engineers and engineering researchers. Engineering Village 2 features premium engineering databases including the Compendex®, Inspec® and the NTIS database. The CODiE Awards recognize outstanding achievement in the software and information industries. Category winners will be announced at the 21st Annual Codie Awards Gala to be held May 16, 2006.

"Engineering Village 2 is a research solution which combines trusted information sources with powerful research tools including features that searchers expect to find on the commercial web" said Susan Lo, Marketing Manager, Engineering Information. "Our recent additions of Easy Search, faceted result displays and RSS alerting to Engineering Village 2 have enhanced our users’ ability to produce meaningful research results. I believe Engineering Village 2’s selection as a CODiE Awards finalist is an honor and a testament to the product’s achievements.”

"The 21st annual CODiE Awards continue the tradition of honoring the best of the software, content and education technology industries," said Ken Wasch, SIIA President. "When one considers the number of outstanding companies that competed this year, being named a Codie Awards finalist is a significant achievement."


About Engineering InformationEngineering Information ( is a leading provider of information solutions and discovery tools that meet the needs of the engineering and applied physical science communities. Elsevier Engineering Information publishes six bibliographic databases including Compendex®, Chimica®, Chemical Business NewsBase® and PaperChem®, and provides the online discovery platform Engineering Village2 (

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