Scientists demand open access to research:
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>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CDNX - KNX;
>KNEXA, PEERVIEW ALLY TO REVOLUTIONIZE SCHOLARLY PUBLISHING
>CUPERTINO, California and VANCOUVER, British Columbia - April 24, 2001 -
>David H. Brett, CEO, Knexa.com Enterprises Inc. (CDNX-KNX; OTC - KNXAF),
>and Dr. Yuwei Shi, President of Peerview of Cupertino, California, report
>that the parties have entered into an agreement to share their respective
>technologies to create and expand after-markets for scholarly publications
>on a global scale. Peerview has developed web-based technology that
>manages the social recommendation and commentary processes and generates
>reputation capital for scholarly works. Knexa's dynamically priced
>knowledge exchange technology provides a strong platform for the
>publication and sale of academic content. Knexa and Peerview will combine
>their technology and know how to build a total online academic content
>market primarily for non-academics and academics interested in research
>fields in which they are not specialized.
>"Contents in academic publications are often consumed by a small group of
>scholars whose research interests define collectively the scope of the
>publication. They are inaccessible, incomprehensible, and intimidating to
>knowledge consumers outside the narrow domain. It often takes years, if
>not decades for academic knowledge to diffuse to the public," said
>Peerview President Dr. Yuwei Shi. "The Knexa-Peerview initiative promises
>to expedite the knowledge diffusion process through the generation and use
>of reputation capital along with the dynamic pricing mechanism for
>knowledge exchange. The initiative takes the notion of knowledge economy
>to a new level."
>"Many of my academic colleagues in universities around the world will
>regard the union of Peerview and Knexa as the ultimate research
>publication solution", said Dr. Nick Bontis, CKO of Knexa, who is also an
>award-winning professor of strategy at McMaster University. "The time has
>finally come for the traditionally lethargic 'paper trail' and 'snail
>mail' process of 'revise and resubmit' to enter the twenty-first century.
>The timely release of research results -- especially in fast-moving fields
>such as genomics and nanotechnology -- will now be accelerated. Most
>importantly, editors and publishers of major journals around the world
>will quickly realize the economic value of conducting business with
>Peerview and Knexa versus the more expensive traditional route which is
>still too expensive and too slow."
>"This alliance with Peerview represents yet another way Knexa can leverage
>its Knowledge Exchange technology," said Knexa CEO David H. Brett. "The
>new business will provide a very valuable paid-for service to producers
>and consumers of scholarly work by massively reducing costs and bringing
>content to market sooner."
>PeerVIEW was founded by a team of experienced professionals comprising a
>university professor, a research scientist, and an IT strategist.
>Together, they have accumulated 45 solid years of professional experience,
>and each of them has won awards in their respective fields of expertise.
>PeerVIEW develops web technologies to deliver practical, reliable and
>affordable solutions and services to scholarly communication and
>publishing. PeerVIEW is funded by seasoned venture capitalists and
>established venture capital firms who are active players in the global
>high-tech investment arena.
>About Knexa.com Enterprises Inc.
>Knexa is a Knowledge Management company focusing on B2B (Knexa.com) and
>organizational knowledge sharing (IntraKnexa). With partners in Europe
>(www.knexa.net) and Australia (www.i7.com.au), Knexa's mission is to
>foster knowledge exchange by providing market based incentives for
>participants. Knexa.com is the world's first knowledge auction and
>IntraKnexa has been called a missing link in knowledge management.
>Knexa.com is a transaction based revenue model, whereas IntraKnexa is a
>customized solution that will comprise licensing and consulting revenue.
>For investor information visit http://www.knexa.com/investor.html
>Knexa.com Enterprises Inc.
>David H. Brett
>For more information, contact:
>Lorraine Brett, Media Relations, email@example.com
>North America Toll Free: 1-877-330-0338
>Randy Johnston, Investor Relations
>Web Site: http://www.Knexa.com
>Listed on the CDNX-KNX or OTC-KNXAF
>The Canadian Venture Exchange has neither reviewed nor approved of the
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