11 December 2013 | Leiden, The Netherlands – The Independent Scholarly Publishers Group (ISPG) is pleased to announce that it’s expanding the agreement with its Middle East representative, ACCUCOMS, to now include the region of Latin America, starting in January.
ACCUCOMS has been a worldwide provider of sales and marketing services to academic and professional publishers since 2004 and they’ve been working with the ISPG in the Middle East for the past few years. Now libraries and researchers in Latin America will be able to access ISPG’s high-quality content of 47 journals from 20 publishers, as well as choosing from three ISPG collections: The Complete Collection, The Life Science Collection and The Medical Collection.
“ACCUCOMS has extensive experience in global sales and marketing and we’re delighted to expand our agreement with them to now include Latin America,” commented Tom Taylor, Dragonfly Sales and Marketing Consulting President and ISPG Facilitator. “ACCUCOMS has been very successful in getting publishers and consortia together in Latin America in the past several years and we are confident they will be able to do the same for the high quality content of the ISPG journals.
“In addition to our current ISPG work in the Middle East, we’re looking forward to now representing the Independent Scholarly Publishers Group to libraries all across Latin America,” added Simon Boisseau, Sales Director at ACCUCOMS. “We are committed to using our expertise to expand the readership of the vital ISPG resources to our extensive network of libraries, consortia groups and corporate institutions in Latin American.”
The Independent Scholarly Publishers Group (ISPG) is a coalition of independent publishers of high-impact journals and related academic content, hosted on the HighWire platform, which promotes, markets to, and negotiates with library consortia, hospitals and other organizations around the world.
Dragonfly Sales and Marketing Consulting, Inc provides the highest-quality sales and marketing services to academic publishing companies, societies and libraries internationally. Utilizing a global network of experienced professionals, Dragonfly directs the market development, launch, and sales of new and existing texts, represents societies and publishers to library consortia, and offers general sales and marketing services as needed. www.dragonflypubservices.com
ACCUCOMS is an independent provider of services to academic and professional publishers around the world. Established in 2004, ACCUCOMS now operates from the Netherlands, Turkey, Costa Rica, the USA, MENA and India. ACCUCOMS’ multilingual teams offer efficient and intelligent representation, telemarketing and business intelligence services as well as user interaction programs to clients that range from large publishing houses to specialist society publishers. www.accucoms.com