Zendy signs global licensing agreement with Bristol University Press
[Dubai, 14 August 2023] – Zendy has signed a global licensing agreement with Bristol University Press, an academic publisher known for its commitment to advancing research and knowledge dissemination. The agreement will allow Zendy users to access academic resources from Bristol University Press across social sciences and aligned disciplines.
Bristol University Press has built a reputation for publishing world-class research that addresses pressing global challenges and contributes to the advancement of social sciences. Their dedication to inclusive knowledge aligns seamlessly with Zendy's mission to make quality academic content accessible to individuals, researchers, and students regardless of geographical boundaries.
"We are excited to partner with Bristol University Press to offer our users a more diverse selection of research on our platform," said Zendy Co-founder Kamran Kardan. "This collaboration underlines our commitment to connecting researchers, students, and knowledge enthusiasts with top-tier academic content, fostering collaboration and learning on a global scale."
This announcement comes as Zendy continues to forge partnerships with prominent academic publishers to expand its content library and cater to diverse user interests. Zendy recently announced a series of new partnerships with IntechOpen, IEEE, IT Governance Publishing, and IGI Global.
The partnership with Bristol University Press reinforces Zendy's dedication to nurturing a global academic community and making scholarly resources accessible to all.
About Zendy: Zendy is a product of Knowledge E. Since its inception in 2019, Zendy has connected over 200,000 users to academic journals, proceedings, articles, e-books, and more. Zendy is on a mission to make academic literature more affordable and accessible for students, researchers, and professionals worldwide. Zendy was awarded Best Startup – Education at the Middle East Technology Excellence Awards 2022. To learn more, visit www.zendy.io.
About Bristol University Press: Bristol University Press is an academic publisher committed to publishing high-quality research that addresses global challenges and contributes to various disciplines. The press is known for its commitment to open access and the dissemination of knowledge for the betterment of society. To learn more visit, bristoluniversitypress.co.uk.
Zendy Integrates IEEE Metadata into its Digital Research Library
United Arab Emirates – June 2023 – Zendy, a UAE-based education technology startup, announced the addition of metadata from IEEE open access content to its digital research library. IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, will add its metadata to Zendy’s growing platform. This agreement helps to further increase the discoverability of IEEE’s top-cited content which covers a wide range of technologies including aerospace, artificial intelligence, computing, power systems, renewable energy, robotics, semiconductors, and more. With this agreement, IEEE open access content is now discoverable within the Zendy platform, enabling any users to link through to access the full-text from the IEEE Xplore Digital Library. Zendy is an intuitive digital academic library hosting millions of Open Access resources that make the research process easier with the use of AI. Zendy's AI-based summarisation and keyphrase highlighting tools comprehends the underlying meaning of research papers, resulting in more accurate information for the researcher. A combination of machine learning algorithms, content-based filtering, and collaborative filtering combine to deliver personalised search results for the end user based on their area of interest. Zendy provides access to an international offering with resources in more than 75 languages, including Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. IEEE’s metadata addition to Zendy’s Open Access offering, which features over 43 million Open Access publications, further strengthens both companies' mission to enhance and empower lifelong learning opportunities for knowledge communities globally. CEO of Knowledge E and Zendy Co-Founder, Kamran Kardan, commented, “Zendy’s agreements with leading publishers such as IEEE are a core step in our vision to empower discoverability and accessibility to top-tier content. These agreements play a crucial role in providing inclusive access to academic research, and it’s great to see the industry creating an ecosystem of collaboration that ensures more people can leverage evidence-based research to further their knowledge in any respective field.” To find out more about Zendy, visit: www.zendy.io. About Zendy Zendy is a product of Knowledge E. Since its inception in 2019, Zendy has connected over 150,000 users to academic journals, proceedings, articles, e-books, and more. Zendy is on a mission to make academic literature more affordable and accessible for students, researchers, and professionals worldwide. Zendy was awarded Best Startup – Education at the Middle East Technology Excellence Awards 2022.