Information Access | Who is Information Quest?
About Information Access and Delivery:
Want to know about Information access?First, Information Quest is a state-of-the-art information research tool specifically created to meet the rising demand for fast, accurate access to electronic information. IQ is designed to serve as a link between publishers, libraries and the research audience. With IQ, publisher content reaches a larger audience. Libraries, corporations, and other organizations are able to provide expanded information sources for their patrons. The individual information seeker can truly connect to the world of electronic information.
Why IQ Was Formed
The Internet and World Wide Web has created a significant shift in market preference for online information access and distribution. For business professionals, researchers and consumers alike, there is no other technology that provides comparable access to on-demand information. As a result of this transition, information providers are seeking new ways to provide electronic access to information.
Information Quest was created in response to the challenges librarians, publishers, and corporate research center managers face as they move into a new era of information access. Information Quest is guiding libraries and publishers into the electronic information age by providing integrated Web-based solutions of information delivery and management. IQ will provide information seekers with an electronic information delivery solution for fast, accurate access in information anytime, anywhere.
The shift in market demand for information anytime, anywhere has created an information revolution that is significantly affecting the way businesses, libraries and publishers operate. In response to this change, publishers and information service providers are looking to Web-based solutions for managing electronic information.
A first mover in business-to-business e-commerce, RoweCom Inc. develops and operates Web-based services that enable businesses to manage the acquisition of knowledge resources such as magazines, newspapers, journals and books. RoweCom’s flagship services, Knowledge Store (kStore), Knowledge Library (kLibrary), and Information Quest provide new levels of control, convenience, and cost-savings, allowing companies to order, pay for and manage 240,000 titles online as well as 8 million discounted books via RoweCom partner barnesandnoble.com. With clients ranging from Fortune 1000 companies to academic libraries, RoweCom serves organizations with intensive knowledge requirements and high-volume purchases. RoweCom’s international headquarters are located in Cambridge, MA with subsidiaries in Canada, England, France, Spain and Australia as well as several other offices across the United States.