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Re: Clearwater publishing, what became of?
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- Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2010 22:43:14 EST
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You are correct -- Clearwater Publishing (of New York) was acquired by CIS from Norman Ross. I was involved (on CIS's behalf) in the acquisition and subsequent integration of Clearwater's products into CIS's University Publications of America product grouping. I've forgotten the year, but it must have been around 1990. As you point out, CIS/UPA is now part of LexisNexis. Rick Johnson KAUST Library <http://library.kaust.edu.sa/> King Abdullah University of Science & Technology Thuwal, Saudia Arabia On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 4:23 AM, Okerson, Ann <email@example.com> wrote: > This is a slightly odd question for the list, but with all the > liblicense readers out there, in both Library and Publishing > space, we hope to get some help. > > I'm trying to track down what happened to Clearwater Publishing > (based in Toronto?), which was one of a number of microform > publishers in the 80s, I believe. The question is related to > some digitization of older materials. One of my colleagues > thinks Clearwater might have been sold to CIS, which is now > part of Lexis-Nexis, which is of course a division of > Reed-Elsevier... but a limited amount of research hasn't > confirmed this trail. > > Does anyone out there know definitively what became of > Clearwater (and its contents)? Many thanks. Ann Okerson/Yale > Library