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Reprints Desk Becomes FIZ AutoDoc Document Supplier
Reprints Desk and FIZ Karlsruhe sign cooperation agreement on article supply service for corporate users in Europe. Reprints Desk's DRM tool requires no additional plug-in to open encrypted PDFs.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2008 -- Reprints Desk, Inc., a subsidiary of Derycz Scientific, Inc., and FIZ Karlsruhe announced today that they have signed a cooperation agreement to integrate Reprints Desk as a document supplier in FIZ Karlsruhe's full-text broker service FIZ AutoDoc. With this agreement Reprints Desk's single article service will become an option for FIZ AutoDoc customers. FIZ AutoDoc is the document delivery system of choice for many of Europe's largest corporations.

FIZ AutoDoc is a broker service and workflow management system for full-text document delivery which partners with national and international scientific libraries, publishers, and content aggregators. FIZ AutoDoc analyzes incoming orders and sends them to the most suitable document supplier based on customer preferences such as preferred format and delivery speed. At present, nearly 150,000 journal titles are available through FIZ AutoDoc for automatic delivery.

"Reprints Desk brings a comprehensive list of single articles from peer-reviewed scientific journals, including DRM-protected PDFs," said Dr. Rainer Stuike-Prill, Vice President Marketing & Sales. "Our customers will appreciate that with Reprints Desk's DRM tool there is no additional plug-in required to open encrypted PDFs."

Peter Derycz, President and CEO of Reprints Desk said, "FIZ AutoDoc provides a comprehensive document supply service to knowledge workers within the corporate environment, and we are very pleased to become a supplier. Reprints Desk ranked first in the recent Outsell Document Delivery Study (, and this agreement with FIZ AutoDoc creates a framework for both services to work together to provide best in class article supply services to corporate users in Europe."

About FIZ Karlsruhe
FIZ Karlsruhe ( is an experienced service partner for information management and knowledge transfer in science and industry. Its activities focus on the development of e-Science solutions and the provision of a worldwide unique collection of databases through its online service STN International. FIZ AutoDoc is FIZ Karlsruhe's document delivery service, providing journal articles, patent documents, reports, conference papers, proceedings, and other publications to researchers working in industry and scientific and academic institutions, to information professionals in libraries and industry information management, and to patent attorneys who protect research results and make them economically exploitable. FIZ Karlsruhe is a member of the Leibniz Association (WGL), an association of non-academic scientific research and service institutions. For further information, please contact:

FIZ Karlsruhe
Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany
Phone: +49 7247 808 555, Fax: +49-7247 808 259
Press contact:
FIZ Karlsruhe, Rüdiger Mack
Phone: +49 72 47 808-513, Fax:+49-7247 808-134

About Reprints Desk
Reprints Desk is an innovative content re-purposing company focused on medical and scientific publishing. The company was formed in 2006 by content professionals with over 50 years of experience serving customers and publishers in healthcare. Reprints Desk offers reprints, ePrints, single article delivery, ePrint hosting, Digital Rights Management, and related data management solutions. For more information about Reprints Desk contact Scott Ahlberg, Reprints Desk 310-477-0395.