Calian Awarded Contract by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins to Further Develop an SGML Add-In for Microsoft Word

Wednesday, February 14, 2001

Calian Awarded Contract by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins to Further Develop an SGML Add-In for Microsoft Word

Kanata, Ontario Wednesday February 14, 2001  -  Calian ( TSE.CTY ) is pleased to announce that its eServices division has been awarded a contract by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins ( to further develop RefTools, an SGML add-in for Microsoft Word. The contract will employ personnel in the National Capital Region.

"This contract win is a result of our existing relationship with LWW and validates Calian's leading content management solutions for the publishing industry", remarked Jeffrey Campbell, Calian's VP of Sales for eServices.

RefTools reconciles, numbers, codes and validates citations and references in books and journals, based on Standard and APA forms. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is a global publisher of medical, nursing and health professions information resources with offices in Philadelphia and Baltimore.

"This is the most recent in a stream of contract wins for the newly focused eServices division," said Justin Ferrabee, who was recently appointed to Senior Vice President, eServices for Calian, "Lippincott Williams joins Mr Lube and the Department of National Defence (DND) on the list of recent success stories."

About Calian

With annual revenues of more than $125 million, Calian is one of the largest providers of technology and professional services in Canada. Calian's Professional Services practice assists customers by providing recruiting and placement services, strategic long-term outsourcing services and information technology consulting services. Calian's Systems Engineering division delivers leading-edge communications infrastructures to the aerospace, telecommunications and government sectors.

For further information, please contact:

Ren Oickle
Manager, Corporate Communications
Telephone: (613) 599-8600

Greg Strong
President & CEO
Right Turn Communications
Telephone: (613) 850-1900




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