Interesting news from Safari Books and RDW Group regarding the acquisition of the PubFactory technology interface. I have featured the PubFactory interface and it’s development team in previous posts and interviews (Tom Beyer and Marc Segers). I’m happy to see it is growing. Here is the official press release on the acquisition by Safari. Below is a blog post from Andrew Savikas, CEO of Safari Books Online.
Welcoming the PubFactory Team to Safari Books Online
For some time now, we’ve admired the work of PubFactory, a team within RDW Group’s iFactory division that builds powerful systems for delivering mixed content like books, videos, journals, and reference databases through the web for publishers like Oxford University Press, Sage Publications, DeGruyter, Cengage Learning, Harvard University Press and Bloomsbury. Continue reading Safari Books Acquires PubFactory Interface from RDW Group
Excited to see that OUP is working with iFactory, and their new platform, PubFactory. I haven’t seen PubFactory since beta, so I’m anxious to try it out. Am hoping to get a grand tour via webinar this month, so look for an informal PubFactory review on NSR soon. Here’s the press release:
iFactory chosen for superior fusion of design and technology,
continues long-standing relationship with OUP
BOSTON — January 14, 2010 iFactory, an award-winning web design and development firm, today announced that Oxford University Press (OUP) has chosen iFactory’s new online publishing development platform, PubFactory, to develop Oxford Dictionaries Online, a new global modern English dictionary and language reference service. OUP, a major provider of online reference and scholarly content to libraries, turned to iFactory for this project because of its unique focus on design and custom development capabilities.
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