New York, NY (August 16, 2012) - In a
commitment to support the research needs of its global
medical community, Wolters Kluwer
Health today announced the release of
OvidOpenAccess, a new search discovery feature that
integrates thousands of Open Access (OA) resources within
the OvidSP platform. Now OvidSP users can conduct a
single search query to uncover relevant answers to
important medical questions across subscribed and OA
Resources provided through OvidOpenAccess includes more
than 200 journals from Medknow, a leading, global
Open Access publisher and part of Wolters Kluwer Health,
and thousands of OA articles available in PMC (formerly
known as PubMed Central),
the digital archive of biomedical and life sciences
journal literature from the US National Institutes of
Health's National Library of Medicine (NLM).
OvidOpenAccess is value-added content for all
institutional subscribers of the OvidSP platform, the
world's leading medical research platform.
"OvidOpenAccess signals an exciting evolution in
our efforts to simplify and speed access to the research,
bringing users unrestricted access to peer-reviewed,
evidence-based literature made easy in a single search,"
said Karen Abramson, President and CEO, Wolters Kluwer
Health Medical Research. "With the rate of research
growth in emerging economies, we're also pleased to bring
to the forefront trusted medical content from Medknow
that offers users a greater international, transcultural
perspective on timely, medical topics."
With OvidOpenAccess, OA content is listed in a separate,
easily identifiable results widget alongside the main
Search Results pane in OvidSP Basic Search. Users can
conduct post search tasks, such as print, save, and
export to a project or project folder in the My Projects
function. Currently, OvidOpenAccess includes a growing
list of more than 70,000 full text articles from
Medknow's clinical and research journals. Medknow
journals are published on behalf of nearly 160
professional healthcare societies and associations and
span a wide range of medical and healthcare disciplines,
including nursing pharmacology, and alternative medicine.
In addition, users have access, through the PMC Open
Access Subset, to bibliographic citations of articles
published in more than 1,000 unembargoed journals.
The OvidSP medical research platform delivers a solution
of aggregated premium content from more than 150
information producers, and rich search functionality and
tools to quickly find and manage search results. Used by
more than 12,500 institutions globally, OvidSP helps
physicians, clinicians, students, researchers, and
librarians to make important decisions to improve patient
care, enhance ongoing research, and fuel new discoveries.
About Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health (Philadelphia, PA) is a leading
global provider of information, business intelligence and
point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry.
Serving more than 150 countries and territories
worldwide, Wolters Kluwer Health's customers include
professionals, institutions and students in medicine,
nursing, allied health and pharmacy.Lippincott Williams & Wilkins,
Ovid®, Medknow, UpToDate®, Medi-Span®, Facts &
OneSource®, Lexicomp® and ProVation® Medical.
Kluwer Health is part of Wolters
Kluwer, a market-leading global information services
company. Wolters Kluwer has 2011 annual revenues of 3.4
billion ($4.7 billion), employs approximately 19,000
people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 40
countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and