BEIJING May 23, 2012 Hudong.com Beijing Wanfang Data China
China March 2012
The two companies have already completed the data matching and synchronization. Information resource pages including academic journal papers, dissertations and patents that form part of wanfangdata.com.cn vast resources of information have been matched with related terminology from Hudong.com, allowing users to rapidly find related articles based on the entered terms. Furthermore, users can take their research deeper with searches through academic journals and papers that have been matched to Hudong.com’s terminology database. Based on both companies’ mutual philosophy of each side sharing everything they have with the other, the successful cooperation between Hudong.com and Beijing Wanfang Data openly integrates all of their existing content, thus providing Chinese online users with an fully interconnected knowledge platform.
Yu Xiaosong, general manager of digital publishing at Beijing Wanfang Data, said that the agreement represents a truly comprehensive collaboration combining their respective resource advantages in platform and content. "Access to Hudong.com’s abundant Chinese-language encyclopedia content will further complement Wanfang Data’s one-stop services, meeting the demand for information coming from the user bases of both companies," added Yu.
Li Yongmei, vice president of Hudong.com, stressed that dissemination of knowledge is Hudong.com’s mission in its role as a member of the social knowledge media community and reaffirmed the strategic significance of the cooperation with Beijing Wanfang Data. Hudong.com’s millions of terms in its terminology database provide users with more convenient and detailed knowledge services and enhance user experience through an interactive display available to all online users, increasing Hudong.com’s value in terms of knowledge dissemination and sharing.