Wessex Institute of Technology aims to foster the rich exchange of information between academic and professional users within certain industries. They are currently located at the New Forest National Park in England, but there is an American office in Boston, Massachusetts. They offer a full service web site to network world wide. They have a variety of programs available: graduate programs, research, publishing and many more services.
WIT offers a number of publications through their WIT press site. They consider themselves a major publisher of science and engineering research. They offer books, journals, and elibrary that have been professionally submitted and verified. You do not need a subscription to gain access but you do need a valid email address to be verified. You need to pay per download for each paper, which is the service available for non-subscription members. Subscribers receive 4-6 issues per year of a journal of their choice. This site can be a rich resource of information for industry professionals.
They publish journals, papers, books, and a variety of academic publishing to help encourage industry professionals to exchange information. Wessex Institute of Technology offers conferences at several times and many of these papers are available through the site. After academic review, these publications are available for subscribers and non-subscribers alike. The WIT continues to be an example of academic excellence in the industry.