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Contact: Michael Miyazaki
(301) 961-6761 or E-mail:

For Immediate Release

CSA Continues Growth with Integration of Ulrich's Serials Products

CSA increases library offerings to include top serials reference, analysis, and management tools

BETHESDA, Maryland, USA (14 December 2005) -- Effective January 2006, CSA will publish and distribute the Ulrich's line of serials products - including Ulrich's Periodicals Directory and Magazines for Libraries,, Ulrich's Serials Analysis System, Ulrich's Resource Linker, and Ulrich's on Disc. CSA will be assuming responsibility for the production, development; marketing, sales and support of these products from its sister company R.R. Bowker.

"The Ulrich's product line will continue to provide the benefits of the past, while CSA creates enhancements that take advantage of its leadership in interface design and innovation in delivering customer focused solutions," says Boe Horton, CSA's COO and General Manager.

The Ulrich's line of products has been the global source for periodicals information since 1932. Ulrich's Periodicals Directory is an essential reference tool for any serials librarian, and Magazines for Libraries provides full-text reviews and recommendations as well as essential information, useful statistics, and comparative data. Ulrich's Serials Analysis System is a collection evaluation and reporting toolkit providing in-depth analysis of libraries' periodicals and serials collections, which allows librarians to make collection-critical decisions with confidence. Ulrich's Resource Linker is a link resolver that tracks approximately 80,000 electronic periodicals from more than 1,400 publishers and includes more than 630 databases and aggregator packages.

Named as an EContent top 100 company for 2005, CSA is a worldwide information company that serves as a guide to researchers to help them be more effective in their work by enabling and expediting discovery, aiding the management and organization of quality information, and providing tools to assist in its subsequent dissemination. CSA specializes in publishing and distributing in print and electronically 100 bibliographic and full-text databases and journals in four primary editorial areas: natural sciences, social sciences, arts & humanities, and technology. A privately held company, CSA is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, with offices throughout the U.S. and the world, including Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Europe and the United Kingdom. Researchers in more than 4,000 institutions worldwide use CSA's information resources, and CSA's print journals are used in more than 80 countries. CSA has been a leader in publishing and an innovator in the information field for over 30 years.

For further information, contact Michael Miyazaki, Marketing Manager, CSA (Tel. +1 301 961 6761 / E-mail: