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Access Copyright Customers Gain Innovative Document Delivery Option

Canadian Reproduction Rights Organization Endorses Reprints Desk's Service for its Customers

Encino, US  ()

TORONTO and ENCINO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Copyright and Research Solutions have jointly announced that Reprints Desk, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Research Solutions, has been selected as the preferred vendor to offer document delivery services to Access Copyright's Canadian customers.

The partnership provides Access Copyright's customers with the option to purchase content through Reprints Desk's award-winning Article Galaxy® platform wherein high-quality copies of journal articles, book chapters and other scholarly resources can be acquired.  The organizations also announced plans to integrate information about Access Copyright's permissions into the Article Galaxy® platform which, once complete, will enable customers to view the reproduction rights available to them at the time of document ordering.

"Our customers need to have a document before they can copy it under licence, which makes document delivery a natural pairing with our offerings," said Roanie Levy, Executive Director of Access Copyright. "We are pleased to be working with a best-in-class vendor like Reprints Desk and look forward to completing our database integration with Article Galaxy® in order to facilitate a seamless experience for customers."               

"Reprints Desk is honored to partner with Access Copyright to combine content acquisition and re-use rights within researcher workflows," said Ian Palmer, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at Reprints Desk. "This collaboration will help Canadian organizations to realize real improvements in both research efficiency and copyright compliance, while maximizing their return on copyright license investments."

Permissions integration is scheduled for completion later this year, but Access Copyright customers can already avail themselves of document delivery services through Reprints Desk (  Access Copyright permissions coverage is currently searchable through the Access Copyright's Permissions Look-up Tool (

Corporations, academic institutions, and government organizations around the world rely on Reprints Desk and its online platform Article Galaxy for copyright-compliant access to full-text scientific, technical, and medical content when subscription access does not yet exist. Article Galaxy provides one-stop shopping and lowest cost acquisition of full-text journal articles from publishers without requiring the use of credit cards for each transaction. Founded by Peter Derycz, also the founder of Infotrieve, Reprints Desk has ranked #1 overall and in each category in a document delivery vendor survey of buyers conducted by Outsell since the company's inception.

For more information about Research Solutions, visit  For more information about Reprints Desk and the journal content access and management platform Article Galaxy, visit

About Research Solutions
Research Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB:RSSS) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Reprints Desk, Inc. ( are pioneers in providing on-demand access to scientific, technical, and medical (STM) information for life science companies, academic institutions, and other research intensive organizations. Our customers include 70 percent of the top 25 pharma companies in the world. Our cloud- based software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution, Article Galaxy, provides customers with access to the over one million newly published articles each year in addition to the tens of millions of existing articles that have been published in the past, helping them to identify the content that is critical to their research. We help our customers create and speed discoveries, save time and money, and remain copyright-compliant. We have arrangements with numerous STM content publishers that allow electronic access and distribution of their content. In addition to serving end users of content, we also serve STM publishers by facilitating compliance with applicable copyright laws.

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 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 every Document Delivery Vendor Scorecard from industry analyst and advisory firm Outsell Inc. since 2008.

Access Copyright®
Access Copyright is a collective voice of creators and publishers in Canada. A non-profit, national organization, we represent tens of thousands of Canadian writers, visual artists and publishers, and their works.  Through agreements with sister organizations around the world we also represent the works of hundreds of thousands of foreign creators and publishers. This rich repertoire of content is highly valued, by educators, students, researchers, corporate employees and others who need to copy and share content (

Forward-Looking Statements
Certain matters discussed in this press release may be forward-looking statements.  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.  The Company assumes no obligation to update the cautionary information in this release.

For more information, please contact: 

Ian Palmer, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
Research Solutions, Inc. and Reprints Desk
(415) 533-8308

Andrew Simpson, Manager Communications
Access Copyright 
(416) 868-1620 ext. x246


Reprints Desk
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