Next generation Paper Village discovery platform launched

The newly released Paper Village 2 (www.papervillage2.com), a premium web-based discovery platform for pulp and paper professionals, offers the very latest technology to researchers who want fast and easy searching across published literature

HOBOKEN, N.J. 15 March 2004 – Elsevier Engineering Information (www.ei.org) has released the next generation of Paper Village 2 (www.papervillage2.com), a premium web-based discovery platform for pulp and paper professionals. Paper Village 2 provides powerful search access to published literature, conference proceedings and information sources of high relevance to the pulp and paper industry.

The new release significantly upgrades the underlying technology while expanding available content sources to improve the research process. The FAST search engine and sophisticated search tools have been implemented to deliver standard bearing search speed and functionality. The latest version has been expanded, complementing PaperChem®, the most comprehensive bibliographic database covering the paper industry with available access to the U.S. National Technical Information Service (NTIS) database, the leading source for accessing unclassified reports from hundreds of influential government agencies. Additional content sources provide access to technical information, specifications, services sites and industry news.

“Professionals in the Pulp and Paper industry need to locate relevant research materials in an organized and rapid fashion,” said Karel Nederveen, Publisher of Paper Village 2. “The latest release offers researches the very latest technology which will translate to faster and easier searching.” Mr. Nederveen added that the updated Paper Village 2 provides users access to “the most relevant databases and internet sites available via a single platform.”

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About Elsevier Engineering Information
Engineering Information is a leading provider of information solutions and discovery tools meeting the needs of the engineering and applied physical science communities. Engineering Information publishes 6 bibliographic databases including Compendex®, Chimica®, Chemical Business NewsBase and PaperChem and provides the online discovery platform Engineering Village 2™ (www.engineeringvillage2.org).

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