February 2, 2012 (Washington, DC) – AccessPediatrics (www.accesspediatrics.com/), a McGraw-Hill product developed by Silverchair Information Systems, was awarded the 2011 American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE) for Best eProduct in Biological & Life Sciences. The award was announced today by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing (PSP) Division of the Association of American Publishers (AAP).
McGraw-Hill’s AccessPediatrics (http://www.accesspediatrics.com), launched on SCM, Silverchair’s web content delivery platform, in May 2011. This innovative online resource for pediatrics residents, students, and educators provides searchable, full-text access to 13 leading McGraw-Hill pediatric medicine textbooks, including Rudolph’s Pediatrics and Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Pediatrics; curricular management tracking and testing tools; more than 40 animations detailing pediatric procedures and exam walkthroughs, from descriptions of anatomy to the details of pathophysiology; Q&A that helps prepare for the United States Medical Licensing Examination as well as the pediatrics specialty board exam; practical skill-building tools; and thousands of images.
Using Silverchair’s renowned semantic architecture, AccessPediatrics employs a customized, evidenced-based user interface design and a powerful semantic search, brings together a diverse array of content assets in one cohesive and compelling information resource, as now recognized by the PROSE awards.
About Silverchair: Founded in 1993, Silverchair delivers advanced semantic technologies, publishing platforms, and e-learning solutions to scientific, technical, and medical publishers, professional societies, and the federal government. Silverchair is headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia. Additional information is available at www.silverchair.com.