IHS Announces Knowledge Collections: Single Source Subscriptions for Technical eBooks, Standards, Reference Works, Patents and

  IHS Announces Knowledge Collections: Single Source Subscriptions for
  Technical eBooks, Standards, Reference Works, Patents and Journals

Connecting engineers to McGraw-Hill, Wiley, the Springer for R&D platform, and
hundreds of other sources, boosting engineering productivity and innovation

Business Wire

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- September 11, 2013

IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analytics, today
announced the introduction of the IHS Knowledge Collections, an expansive set
of pre-packaged compilations of engineering-rich documents that address
engineers’ long-standing requirement for access to the full breadth of
technical knowledge they need. IHS Knowledge Collections deliver unified
access to relevant knowledge across the engineering lifecycle and also
simplify the purchase, procurement and management of content subscriptions.

IHS is the market-leading provider of critical information and insights for
engineering, research and design professionals. Engineers across the globe
rely on IHS Standards Expert® as the trusted source for more than 1.6 million
active and historical standards from more than 370 standards developing
organizations (SDOs). Now, from the same IHS platform, engineers can gain
access to more than 90 million scientific and technical documents spanning
patents, publications and journal articles, engineering eBooks and manuals,
best practices and design methods, and premium technical website content.

To enhance the world’s largest aggregated collection of must-have engineering
content, IHS has partnered with industry-leading scientific and technical
eBook and journal publishers such as:

  *Begell House
  *Industrial Press
  *John Wiley and Sons (limited exclusive to IHS)
  *Maney Publishing
  *McGraw-Hill Professional
  *Springer (connecting users to the Springer for R&D platform)

IHS Knowledge Collections also make content available from the following IHS
partners: ArXiv.org, ASM, the American Society of Quality (ASQ), the American
Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), DSpace@MIT, IEEE, the International
Food Information Service (IFIS), The Institute of Physics (IOP), the
International Society of Automation (ISA), the International Union of
Crystallography (IUCr), NASA Tech Briefs, OnePetro, PubMed/MEDLINE, OSTI
(Department of Energy), ProjectEuclid@Duke University Press, SAE
International, the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process
Engineering (SAMPE), the International Society for Optics and Photonics
(SPIE), SpringerMaterials database, Techniques de l'ingénieur, the University
of Washington, and many others.

In addition, IHS Knowledge Collections make available full document access to
more than 40 million patents worldwide, from the United States, Great Britain
and Canada. Also, more than 12 million technical documents, covering thousands
of technical websites otherwise inaccessible via traditional search
technologies, are included in the IHS Knowledge Collections. These ‘deep web’
sites provide rich engineering knowledge, including design methodologies and
best practices, manufacturer information, and other scientific and technical

“Never before has a collection of engineering knowledge this comprehensive and
deep been made available to engineering and technical professionals,” said
Scott Key, IHS president and chief executive officer. “As a single point of
access to all the information engineers need, IHS Knowledge Collections give
organizations a true competitive edge, allowing for increased utilization of
trusted content, accelerated research and discovery of relevant knowledge,
and, ultimately, greater innovation and operational efficiency.”

Accessed via the IHS Standards Expert® with Goldfire® platform, the IHS
Knowledge Collections have been configured to ensure comprehensive and deep
coverage of technical knowledge:

  *Knowledge Pro Collection – provides the core cross-industry and
    multi-discipline technical knowledge that is imperative for engineers and
    technical professionals.
  *Industry Knowledge Collections – unique to Aerospace & Defense, Oil & Gas,
    Chemical/ Process, Electronics, or Engineering & Construction industries,
    technical professionals can access a deep, multi-discipline set of
    additional eBook content.
  *Discipline Knowledge Collections – across 12 engineering disciplines,
    users can access a vast set of cross-industry, discipline specific eBooks
    including mechanical engineering, petroleum engineering, aerospace
    engineering, industrial safety and more.
  *Custom Knowledge Collections – additional eReference works, databases, and
    other eBooks will be available in custom collections to help augment
    required technical knowledge.

More information on the Knowledge Collections offering available through IHS
can be found at

About IHS (www.ihs.com)

IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in
critical areas that shape today’s business landscape. Businesses and
governments in more than 165 countries around the globe rely on the
comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery
methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed
and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly
traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in
Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to sustainable, profitable growth
and employs approximately 8,000 people in 31 countries around the world.

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