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Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom, 2010/06/24 - Nature Publishing Group have commissioned Semantico, a leading provider of services and technology for online publishing, to complete an important MarkLogic based metadata enrichment project.
Richard Padley, Managing Director, Semantico, said: ‘We’re pleased to be working again with Nature Publishing Group on this innovative project involving metadata enrichment using MarkLogic’s information infrastructure software.’
Amanda Ward, Nature Publishing Group, said, ‘With the Medline Data Loader service from Semantico we have now been able to add MeSH (or Medical Subject Heading) descriptors and other key metadata terms from MEDLINE - the abstracts database from the National Library of Medicine - to our journals platform. This enrichment of our content is being applied to newly published articles as well as to our archive material and will allow applications to build new discovery channels over the semantic networks we are beginning to put in place on nature.com.’
Semantico (semantico.com) was formed in 1999 to develop online publishing solutions for the publishing industry. Its mission is to be the partner of choice in helping clients realise the full potential of internet technologies for delivering digital information services. Semantico works to make clients' information ever more discoverable, more useful and more valuable.
Semantico's content delivery tool-sets, subscription management products, and hosting and support services enable rapid and robust, customised solutions for a wide range of clients.
Semantico's management team has a considerable breadth of experience in publishing, e-commerce B2B and B2C online sectors. Its strong engineering background allied with a focus on user-centred design processes ensure that it maintains high standards in its existing and new products, while providing the innovation necessary to compete effectively in emerging online markets.
About Nature Publishing Group (NPG)
Nature Publishing Group (nature.com) is a publisher of high impact scientific and medical information in print and online. NPG publishes journals, online databases and services across the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences and clinical medicine.
Focusing on the needs of scientists, Nature (founded in 1869) is the leading weekly, international scientific journal. In addition, for this audience, NPG publishes a range of Nature research journals and Nature Reviews journals, plus a range of prestigious academic journals including society-owned publications. Online, nature.com provides over 5 million visitors per month with access to NPG publications and online databases and services, including Nature News and NatureJobs plus access to Nature Network and Nature Education’s Scitable.com/.
Scientific American is at the heart of NPG’s newly-formed consumer media division, meeting the needs of the general public. Founded in 1845, Scientific American is the oldest continuously published magazine in the US and the leading authoritative publication for science in the general media. Together with scientificamerican.com and 16 local language editions around the world it reaches over 3 million consumers and scientists. Other titles include Scientific American Mind and Spektrum der Wissenschaft in Germany.
Throughout all its businesses NPG is dedicated to serving the scientific and medical communities and the wider scientifically interested general public. Part of Macmillan Publishers Limited, NPG is a global company with principal offices in London, New York and Tokyo, and offices in cities worldwide including Boston, Buenos Aires, Cairo, Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Madrid, Barcelona, Munich, Heidelberg, Basingstoke, Melbourne, Paris, San Francisco, Seoul and Washington DC.