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The following vendors exhibited at the 11th SAOIM:

1. Association of Computing Machinery

Association of Computing Machinery

The ACM Digital Library (DL) is a complete collection of all of ACM’s publications, including ACM journals, conference proceedings, magazines, newsletters, and multimedia titles. The ACM Guide to Computing Literature is the most comprehensive bibliographic database in existence today focused exclusively on the field of computing.

2. Booktalk

Booktalk (PTY) LTD

Booktalk is a specialist library supplier founded in 1992. It has evolved over the years and now its main focus is on Overdrive Download Library Services which offers e-books, audio books and more.

3. Brill



Founded in 1683, Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus. Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences.

4. Bureau van Dijk

Bureau van Dijk

Bureau van Dijk publishes company information and business intelligence. Databases range from UK company information to comprehensive global coverage.

5. Burgundy Information Services

Burgundy Information Services

Burgundy represents a wide range of publishers and e-content aggregators from around the world. We specialise in negotiating the delivery of scholarly information to libraries and information centres throughout Europe, Israel and South Africa. At SAOIM 2012 we’re showcasing innovative and award-winning journals, ebooks and multi-media databases from Alexander Street Press (Humanities, Social Science, Arts, Nursing), American Geophysical Union (Earth and Space Sciences), Mary Ann Liebert (Medicine and Biotechnlogy), Morgan & Claypool (Engineering, Computer Science, Life Science) and SPIE (Optics, Photonics).

6. Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press dates from 1534 and has been continually publishing since 1584, making us the world’s oldest publishing house. We currently publish over 280 academic journals across a wide range of subject areas and over 13,000 eBooks. All our journals content can be found on our platform Cambridge Journals Online and our eBooks can be found on our new platform Cambridge Books Online.

7. EBSCO Information Services

Ebsco Information Service

Established in 1944, EBSCO is the world’s leading information agent providing consultative services and cutting-edge technology for managing and accessing quality content, including print and e-journals, e-packages, research databases, e-books and more.

8. Elsevier


Since 1580 Elsevier has published content for the higher education and research community, making it available via platforms such as ScienceDirect, known globally for its reliability and innovative approach to science. Elsevier offers a journal collection of over 2,500 current titles consisting of more than 10 million articles, including a historical archive (backfiles) of 4 million articles prior to 1995 directly to your desktop, back to Volume 1, Issue 1. In addition we offer quality online reference works, book series, handbooks and eBooks which enable fast and efficient access to the latest materials available for teaching and research purposes and Scopus, our navigational tool covering the world largest collection of abstracts, references and indexes of STM literature. These services significantly contribute to the research-productivity of the scientists and enrich their collections, whilst saving space and time searching for suitable content. Elsevier provides you with the necessary tools allowing you to teach students at the highest possible level, making the institute an attractive place to study, whilst steadily moving up the University World Rankings!

 9. Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Founded in 1967 as an offshoot of the University of Bradford, Emerald Group Publishing has become the world’s leading scholarly publisher of journals and books in business and management with a strong and growing presence in disciplines including LIS, social sciences, engineering, linguistics and audiology.
10. Gale Cengage Learning

Gale Cengage Learning Cengage Learning is a leading provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide. Gale, part of Cengage Learning, serves the world’s information and education needs through its vast and dynamic content pools, which are used by students and consumers in their libraries, schools and on the Internet. It is best known for its accuracy, breadth and convenience of its data, addressing all types of information needs – from homework help to health questions to business profiles – in a variety of formats.

11. ICE Publishing

ICE Publishing

The ICE was founded in 1818 by a small group of idealistic young men. We were granted a royal charter in 1828 where we declared that our aim was to “foster and promote the art and science of civil engineering”. That is still our aim today. ICE Publishing produces a wide range of books and journals sharing expert advice, leading research and best practice in civil engineering and construction.

12. IndianJournals

Indian Journals.com

Divan Enterprises (DE) is one of the leading online service providers driving towards bridging the gap between Content Sources and Content Users through World Wide Web. From online publishing to content delivery, we specialize in overall automated processing, presentation and synchronization of content as per International Standards. The Platform –IndianJournals.com is a comprehensive collection of Indian academic and   professional publications that facilitates the users to view and use the collective   information at a single uniform platform. The success of our consistent efforts is  reflected by the number of visitors currently visiting our site. In a short span of time IndianJournals.com has achieved a position where we have around 3500+ unique visitors and 40000+ hits everyday.

13. Institute of Physics (IOP)

IOP Publishing

IOP Publishing is central to the Institute of Physics, providing publications through which leading-edge scientific research is distributed worldwide. The Institute of Physics is a not-for-profit society. Any surplus from IOP Publishing goes to support science through the activities of the Institute. Beyond our traditional journals programme, we make high-value scientific information easily accessible through an ever-evolving portfolio of community websites, magazines, conference proceedings and a multitude of electronic services. Focused on making the most of new technologies, we’re continually improving our electronic interfaces to make it easier for researchers to find exactly what they need, when they need it, in the format that suits them best. Put simply, we’re more than a physics publisher – we are an essential partner to the science community.

14. Institution of Engineering & Technology (INSPEC)

 IET INSPEC The Inspec database is an invaluable information resource for all scientists and engineers. It contains nearly 13 million abstracts and specialised indexing to the world’s quality research literature in the fields of physics and engineering.

15. Juta Law

 Juta Law

“Juta” and “Jutastat” are names synonymous with South African legal publishing and a heritage of excellence. We publish the writings of over 300 renowned authors and contributors drawn from the ranks of the judiciary, academic institutions and private practice. Our reputation amongst legal professionals is based on our iconic commentary works, indispensable and trusted law reports and integrated legislative products in user-friendly formats. As part of our commitment to meeting the evolving requirements of a diversity of professional users of legal content, we also develop solutions, products and services to assist non-traditional users of legal information in ensuring compliance, good governance and management of organisational risks. Matching the power of technology with superlative content continues to give Juta Law the edge our customers demand of us.

16. LexisNexis

LexisNexis LexisNexis® is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions to professionals in law firms, corporations, government, law enforcement, tax, accounting, academic institutions and risk and compliance assessment.

17. LibWin Library Services

 LibWin Library Services

A library automation package used by over 400 school, college, university, corporate and specialised libraries throughout the world.

18. Oxford University Press

 Oxford University Press Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

19. Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Development

OECD The OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) is an intergovernmental organisation whose mission is to promote policies that will improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of people around the world.  It provides a forum for governments to share experiences and seek solutions to common problems.  It measures, analyses and compares data to understand what drives change, and the resulting working papers, journals, reports and statistics are searchable and fully accessible via the online publication platform, OECD iLibrary.

20. ProQuest


ProQuest connects people with vetted, reliable information. Key to serious research, the company has forged a 70-year reputation as a gateway to the world’s knowledge – from dissertations to governmental and cultural archives to news, in all its forms. Its role is essential to libraries and other organizations whose missions depend on the delivery of complete, trustworthy information

21. Royal Society of Medicine

Royal Society of Medicine RSM Press is the publishing arm of the Royal Society of Medicine, a major international medical society with a multi-disciplinary and multi-professional membership.  We are recognised as a leading medical society publisher with links to some of the world’s most prestigious organisations.  Our journals are peer-reviewed and widely referenced, and range in scope from primary research to clinical practice, covering topics from experimental medicine to venous disease.  Our flagship publication Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine is one of the most widely respected and cited medical periodicals providing insight into a broad spectrum of issues facing medical professionals.

22. SA Online Information Service

 SA Online Information Service

Our services include everything to help you get the best value from your selected product: consultancy, training, workshops and support. Customised skills development workshops are available. Please call us on (011) 469 4032 for more information.

23. Sabinet Online (Pty) Ltd

 Sabinet Online Based in South Africa, Sabinet has been a leader in facilitating access to electronic information for more than 27 years. Our innovative products and services are used worldwide by: academic, public, government, legal and corporate libraries; research organisations; public and private organisations; law firms; individuals. We pride ourselves on exceptional client service.

24. Springer

 Springer Knowledge, information and quality – these are the three things that shape Springer Science+Business Media’s business activities. We develop, manage and disseminate knowledge – through books, journals and the Internet. We work with the world’s best academics and authors in long-standing loyal partnerships based on mutual trust and we are always open to new input. We aim to offer excellence – more than 150 Nobel prize-winners have published with Springer to the present date. Many of our publications are considered authoritative works in their field, read by academics and students, used by libraries and universities, academic professionals and practitioners in various branches of industry.


 SWETS Swets is the world’s leading information services company. Our products and services power the work of professionals and students in thousands of academic, corporate, government and medical organizations across the globe. We are relentless in our drive to simplify information management. When buying and managing information, we understand that you need a strong return on your investments in budget and time.

26. TagTron Solutions

TagTron Solutions

Quality Label Solutions CC T/A TagTron Solutions was formed in 2007 and in 2010 became a Sales and Distribution Company for the TagTron Brand which is locally produced Electronic Article Surveillance equipment and consumables for the library market.TagTron Brand is produced in Cape Town by Bell Oak Investment (Pty) Ltd, who appointed TagTron Solutions as their official representative in the market place for library detection systems, accessories and consumables.TagTron Solutions is currently active in sales promotion throughout Southern Africa including all regions in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia and Swaziland. Marketing and sales are active far afield as Nigeria and Mauritius.TagTron currently employs 20 full-time staff including a Sales Team of 8 people. Tagtron has active marketing strategies reaching countrywide and across borders into Southern Africa.

27. Taylor & Francis Group

 Taylor & Francis Group

Taylor & Francis Group collaborate with researchers, scholarly societies, universities and researchers worldwide to bring knowledge to life. As one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, ebooks and reference works our content spans all areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, Science and Technology. Our portfolio includes over 1,600 journals and over 24,000 ebooks, published under four highly-regarded imprints: Taylor & Francis, Routledge, CRC Press and Psychology Press. Visit our dedicated librarian’s website at www.tandf.co.uk/libsite to find out how to make the most of your Taylor & Francis Group collection.
28. Thieme Publishing Group

 Thieme Publishing Group

Thieme Publishing Group is a privately held, German medical and scientific publishing company.  For over 125 years, Thieme’s high quality books and journals have been a vital resource for scientists, physicians, researchers and academics. Thieme publishes more than 100 peer-reviewed journals and over 500 new books per year. The Thieme resources are also available online and offer valuable information in eJournals, eBooks and chemistry resources like Science of Synthesis and Pharmaceutical Substances. A trial access is available for all products in order to demonstrate the contents and functionality.
29. WorldWide Information Services 
 Worldwide Information Services WWIS is a dominant player in the South African Information Management Solutions industry and supplies print and electronic information subscriptions to the academic, corporate and government markets.
 Updated: 18/May/2012

3 comments on “Exhibitors

  1. Pingback: Registration for the 11th SAOIM |

  2. Is it possible to come and see the exhibitors without being part of the actual conference?

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