Elsevier acquires Knovel, provider of web-based productivity application for the engineering community

elsevierElsevier has acquired Knovel Corp. New York City-based Knovel provides a web-based application that integrates technical information with analytical and search tools for the engineering community.

Founded in 2001, Knovel has developed a deep knowledge of the engineering community and is a valuable tool for thousands of knovelengineers and students in more than 700 corporations and engineering schools worldwide. Knovel integrates information and data from more than 100 engineering societies and publishers and makes it highly searchable and interactive so that engineers can easily manipulate the data they find and use it in other engineering applications.

“Knovel’s comprehensive list of content contributors, engineering-specific search, and tools such as interactive graphs, together with Elsevier’s deep engineering content base and global market reach, will allow us to deliver an even more comprehensive and better integrated solution for engineers and engineering students,” said Alexander van Boetzelaer, Managing Director of Elsevier Corporate Markets. “This acquisition will give us the opportunity to provide an enhanced experience for our customers as they work to overcome engineering challenges and improve technical outcomes.”

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