Wolters Kluwer Health Adds OA Medknow Journals

Dec 07, 2011

Wolters Kluwer Health acquired Medknow Publications, an open access (OA) STM journal publisher based in India, in a deal that expands its Medical Research business to developing markets. The acquisition also increases Wolters Kluwer Health's offering of locally written content, which researchers and clinicians tend to prefer according to Karen Abramson, president and CEO of Wolters Kluwer Health, Medical Research.

Founded in 1977, Medknow is one of the largest OA publishers in the world; its more than 155 journals will join Wolters Kluwer Health's existing portfolio of 300 practitioner journals, increasing Wolters Kluwer Health's OA business offering. Customers of Wolters Kluwer Health will have expanded access to medical content through the acquisition.

(www.wolterskluwerhealth.com, www.medknow.com)