We help our clients protect and grow the value of their content assets online.

Our products enable the online delivery and monetisation of scholarly journals, reference works, ebooks and other academic and professional content.

We work for publishers, publishing intermediaries, associations, institutions and scholarly societies in the UK, Europe and the US.

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OnePetro for SPE

OnePetro is an online library of journals, books and technical literature for the oil and gas exploration and production industry. It aims to be the definitive resource on upstream oil and gas, with more than 145,000 documents produced by 18 publishing partners. The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) uses its resources and technology to operate OnePetro on behalf of these publishing partners.

OnePetro is named a finalist for the 2015 SIIA Content CODiE Award in the Best Science and Technology Information Solution category.

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Drama Online Library for Bloomsbury Academic

Bloomsbury Academic formed an innovative partnership with Faber & Faber, with the objective to bring the rich heritage of their lists together to enable them to develop a groundbreaking new digital product offering students, researchers, academics and practitioners a unique new way to study drama.

ALPSP Award for Publishing Innovation
Finalist, 2013

Ingram Content Group Digital Publishing Award Shortlist, 2014

Innovation Excellence Award, 2104

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BrillOnline Reference Works & Bibliographies

Brill identified a strategic need to deliver updated and dedicated digital platforms for Reference and Text & Commentaries and for Bibliographical Works. This included an aim to increase online revenue through customised content purchase options from new and returning customers/subscribers while meeting the needs of administrative users for speed, performance and ease-of-use in loading content.

The platform was nominated for a British Media Award in the ‘B2B Innovator of the Year’ category.

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Brill Primary Sources Collection

Brill’s strategy with Primary Sources was to develop a new platform that augments its existing collections with its vast and rich archive of primary source material, creating an essential research tool in the area of humanities and social sciences, to be fully integrated with Brill’s existing online product portfolio.

The new platform offers a unique reading interface that delivers more than six million high-resolution scans of documents, research data, models, algorithms, and illustrative images, linked and discoverable through metadata.

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Bertrams – DawsonERA

DawsonERA is an eBook platform provided by Bertrams books, owned by Smiths News plc. Semantico developed the original iteration of this platform (originally with Dawson Books) in 2006 and we have been continually improving it ever since. Dawson’s role as a traditional library supplier continues to evolve, driving innovation to provide libraries, information departments and, most recently, end users with the content they require in eBook and new media formats.

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Gardners – VLeBooks

VLeBooks’ mission was to combine Browns’ existing physical books services with eBooks, enabling what has been described as ‘unrivalled’ access to digital textbooks for pupils in mainstream education. VLeBooks allows pupils to read Browns textbooks from their mobile phones and computers without the use of additional software.

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AccessEngineering for McGraw-Hill

McGraw-Hill Professional wanted to re-architect and redesign its existing AccessEngineering platform to better showcase its vast range of engineering content and to enhance it with more engaging multimedia formats.

This would result in a product that would transcend the format of the book and create links and relationships between content across multiple publications as well as augment content with rich media.

Prose award winner, 2012

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EDM Case Reports for Bioscientifica

Following independent negotiation with the Bioscientifica executive team we were awarded the contract to deliver an Open Access solution within our Scolaris content platform.

Time to market was a critical driver in this project. We worked with Bioscientifca to deliver a fully functioning product within three months of contract signature.

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