Sheridan develops full-text application for the American Society of Nephrology's premier journal; app to be released via Apple Store on Nov. 1

HUNT VALLEY, Maryland , December 14, 2011 (press release) – The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has enlisted The Sheridan Group’s services to develop a full-text journal application for its premier publication Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). Launched through the Apple Store on November 1st, its availability coincided with the ASN Annual Meeting, Kidney Week 2011, in Philadelphia, PA.

JASN is the world’s leading kidney journal serving as the journal of record for prescribers and thought-leaders throughout the global renal community.

With the availability of this free full-text app, subscribers can keep up to date with full-text articles and news published in the journal. Articles feature all print images and figures, as well as the ability to watch and listen to related video and audio sound bites. The app also features article bookmarking functionality, social media sharing integration, and full-text search support of author, title and article.

“The American Society of Nephrology is very pleased with this release and with positive response from ASN members. The JASN App is yet one more tool with which our members and subscribers can access the highest quality science in nephrology,” stated Bob Henkel, Senior Manager of Publishing Services.

“The launch of the JASN app reinforces the importance of delivering Scientific, Technical and Medical content to users on mobile devices,” said Mark Witkowski, Vice President of Technology Development at The Sheridan Group. “The Sheridan Group is committed to developing a platform of innovative publishing tools enabling our publishers to build stronger and more meaningful relationships with readers.”

Sheridan Mobile Full-Text Apps are but one in a suite of Mobile products developed and supported though the Sheridan Technology Group. Others include Sheridan Mobile Alerts, Sheridan Mobile Editions, Sheridan Mobile ePrints, and Sheridan Print-to-Mobile QR Codes.


About The American Society of Nephrology
The mission of the American Society of Nephrology, headquartered in Washington, DC, is to lead the fight against kidney disease by educating health professionals, sharing new knowledge, advancing research, and advocating the highest quality care for patients.

About The Sheridan Group
Located in Hunt Valley, MD, The Sheridan Group is a leading provider of print, publishing services and technology solutions to publishers, associations, university presses, and catalogers. Comprised of The Sheridan Press, Dartmouth Printing Company, Dartmouth Journal Services, The Dingley Press, and Sheridan Books, each company within The Sheridan Group has a market specialty that supports scholarly journals, magazines, catalogs, or books.

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