SEG Relaunches on the Atypon Literatum Platform

SEG Digital Library and SEG eBooks transition to new publishing platform

Tulsa, OK — 12 November 2012 — The Society of Exploration Geophysicists, the world’s leading applied-geophysics organization, has moved the SEG Digital Library and SEG eBooks to the Atypon® Literatum™ publishing platform. The SEG Digital Library contains the SEG Research Collection, SEG eBooks, and the EEGS Research Collection.

"Literatum offers a strong suite of information-discovery features for our members and subscribers and provides SEG with direct control over its online publications site,” said Ted Bakamjian, Director of Publications for SEG. “The platform is a powerful tool for all who use it and serves as a sound foundation for further development of SEG’s online-publications program."

SEG Digital Library users will enjoy a host of new features including additional search and browse functions and embedded links in new content presented in PDF. Nontechnical articles published from 1993 to the present will be added to the Digital Library and presented with technical articles. Online library support, including an interface for usage statistics, IP address management, and institutional logo placement, will continue to be provided in the new Digital Library. SEG Members currently receive access to the SEG Digital Library as part of their membership benefits and now also will receive member pricing on SEG eBooks purchases.

Related article:
Society for Exploration Geophysicists chooses Atypon Literatum
(20 December 2011)

About SEG
The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (, the international society of applied geophysics, is a not-for-profit corporation that promotes the science of geophysics and the education of applied geophysicists. SEG fosters the expert and ethical practice of geophysics in the exploration and development of natural resources, in characterizing the near surface, and in mitigating Earth hazards. The Society, which has more than 32,000 members in 138 countries, fulfills its mission through its publications, conferences, forums, Web site, and education opportunities.

About Atypon
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