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Research Solutions Inks Channel Distribution Agreement with Colorado State University Libraries

Sep 4, 2013

LOS ANGELES and FORT COLLINS, Colo., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Solutions, Inc. (RSSS), a business-to-business information services and software company, and Colorado State University (CSU) Libraries announced today a channel distribution agreement.  Under the terms of the agreement, CSU Libraries will make research retrieval services from Research Solutions' wholly-owned subsidiary Reprints Desk available to the over 200 academic institutions that are members of CSU's RapidILL system.  RapidILL members will benefit from another cost-effective content acquisition option that features fast delivery of journal article PDFs with coverage across nearly 20,000 journal publications and special copyright royalty rates and delivery fees.

RapidILL is a library resource sharing system created by the interlibrary loan staff at Colorado State in 1997 to improve literature borrowing, andlending. Member libraries are able to request content that is automatically checked against a database of records to identify and initiate acquisition sourcing based on a number of business rules.

Reprints Desk's A-Z Academic Document Delivery Collection is comprised of content from leading scholarly publishers, including Elsevier, John Wiley & Sons, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Springer Verlag, Massachusetts Medical Society and dozens of others. Reprints Desk provides a high quality PDF within minutes for each document delivery request that the company receives and makes the service available for a low transactional service fee plus a special academic copyright royalty charge that can be as low as fifteen U.S. dollars.

Academic institutions, corporations, and government organizations use document delivery as a legal method for retrieving single copies of full-text papers from scholarly peer-reviewed journals when subscription access does not exist. Reprints Desk has held lone honors as the top-rated document delivery supplier in every document delivery market research survey conducted by information analyst and advisory firm Outsell, Inc., since 2008. Reprints Desk was founded by Peter Derycz, a pioneer in the document delivery business since 1987 when he originally founded Infotrieve, Inc.

For more information about the A-Z Academic Document Delivery Collection, visit http://info.reprintsdesk.com/academic-articles. For more information about Reprints Desk, visit www.reprintsdesk.com.   For more information, please contact Ian Palmer at +1 (415) 533-8308.  Additional informaton can also be found online at www.researchsolutions.com.

About Research Solutions, Inc.

Research Solutions (RSSS) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Reprints Desk (www.reprintsdesk.com) deliver research information services and software to research-intensive organizations in Life Sciences and other industries.

About Reprints Desk®

Reprints Desk improves how journal articles and clinical reprints are accessed, procured, and legally used in evidence-based promotions, medical affairs, and scientific, technical, and medical (STM) research. Organizations fueled by intellectual property (IP) choose Reprints Desk because of its collaborative business approach, efficient article supply system and services, and commitment to quality post-sales support. Reprints Desk has ranked #1 in the every Document Delivery Vendor Scorecard from industry analyst and advisory firm Outsell Inc. since 2008.

About RapidILL

RapidILL is a unique resource sharing system that was designed by the Interlibrary Loan staff at Colorado State University Libraries. Following a devastating flood in July of 1997, RapidILL was developed to provide very fast, cost effective article requesting and delivery through Interlibrary Loan. RapidILL was designed by Interlibrary Loan staff for Interlibrary Loan staff.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain matters discussed in this press release may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Such matters involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially, including the following: changes in economic conditions; general competitive factors; acceptance of the Company's products in the market; the Company's success in obtaining new customers; the Company's success in technology and product development; the Company's ability to execute its business model and strategic plans; the Company's success in integrating acquired entities and assets, and all the risks and related information described from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), including the financial statements and related information contained in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and interim Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.  Examples of forward-looking statements in this release include statements related to new products, anticipated revenue and profitability.  The Company assumes no obligation to update the cautionary information in this release.

SOURCE Research Solutions, Inc.

For further information: Ian Palmer, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Reprints Desk, Inc., +1-415-533-8308, [email protected], or Tom Moothart, Asst. Dean - Resource Delivery Services, Colorado State University, Morgan Library, +1-970-491-1875, [email protected]

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