Elsevier Engineering Information and GlobalSpec Announce Alliance

Engineering Village 2 subscribers can now link directly to engineering search engine

TROY, NY – (PRWeb) – 3/9/05 – GlobalSpec, The Engineering Search Engine, today announced an alliance with Elsevier Engineering Information, the publisher of Engineering Village 2™. The alliance enables subscribers to Engineering Village 2 to link directly to GlobalSpec’s Engineering Web and access SpecSearch® from the www.engineeringvillage2.org site.

Engineering Village 2 is the premiere web-based discovery platform for the engineering research community, featuring leading bibliographic engineering databases including Compendex®, Inspec® and the NTIS Database.

GlobalSpec’s Engineering Web allows the user to search more than 200 million tech-centric Web pages filtered from the World Wide Web for their engineering-relevance. SpecSearch, GlobalSpec’s patented search technology, allows users to search by specification the world’s largest collection of online supplier catalogs boasting more than 78 million parts in 1,200,000 product families from more than 13,000 supplier catalogs.

“Engineering Village 2 is committed to providing our subscribers, and the tens of thousands of engineering researchers they serve, with the information resources needed to further their work,” explained Rafael Sidi, Elsevier Engineering Information’s Vice President of Engineering Publishing. “By linking to GlobalSpec’s extensive database of parts, suppliers and specifications, Engineering Village 2 now offers our customers more content choices from the engineering discovery platform they rely on for engineering research.”

“GlobalSpec is committed to working with other engineering-focused information providers such as Elsevier Engineering Information to help enhance the overall search experience for the engineering community,“ said Scott Virkler, Vice President, Business Development at GlobalSpec. He continued, “By providing subscribers to Engineering Village 2 direct access to GlobalSpec, we are not only enabling them to precisely identify suppliers and distributors, but to also access a wealth of engineering-specific content on The Engineering Web."

About GlobalSpec, Inc.

GlobalSpec, Inc. is the leading specialized information resource for the engineering community. Engineers and technical buyers regularly use GlobalSpec in their work process to search for and locate products and services, learn about suppliers and access comprehensive technical content on standards, patents, materials properties, specifications, designs, application notes and more. GlobalSpec's trademarked search technology, SpecSearch®, allows users to search by specification more than 78 million parts in 1,200,000 product families from more than 13,000 supplier catalogs. Suppliers representing their products and services on GlobalSpec gain a comprehensive marketing program designed to promote their brand and generate, track and manage highly-qualified sales leads. Information about GlobalSpec can be found at www.globalspec.com.

GlobalSpec and SpecSearch are registered trademarks and The Engineering Search Engine and The Engineering Web are service marks of GlobalSpec, Inc.

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