AMSTERDAM, November 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Elsevier, the world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that its 2012 eBook Frontlist collections are available for advance purchase on SciVerse ScienceDirect, Elsevier's online platform for scientific content. This release marks a significant increase in the breadth and depth of the eBook collection on SciVerse ScienceDirect. The 2012 collection covers 23 distinct subject areas, with individual titles scheduled to publish between January 1 and December 31, 2012.
This year sees an increase in the number of Science and Technology (S&T) titles, with more than 50% growth strategically delivered in each of the following top selling collections: Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Biomedical Science and Medicine, Chemistry and Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science. The chemistry collection alone has doubled in size while the Health Sciences (HS) Clinical Medicine collection has increased by 14%. These are all high quality titles, selected for relevance and published under imprints including Academic Press, Pergamon, North-Holland, W.B. Saunders, Mosby and Churchill Livingstone.
"Our strategic aim for books on SciVerse ScienceDirect is to grow our collections in the subjects our customers want and need most, while retaining our rigorous publication and peer review process to ensure high quality, " said Suzanne BeDell, Managing Director, Elsevier Science and Technology Books. "By combining Elsevier's trusted content with the benefits of accessibility to books, journals, and innovative mobile applications on the Sciverse ScienceDirect platform, today's academic, government and corporate institutions are empowered to accelerate research."
Some of the new eBook titles for SciVerse ScienceDirect include:
- Atala/Lanza, Handbook of Stem Cells, 2e
- Crichton, Biological Inorganic Chemistry, 2e
- Wallisch, Matlab for Neuroscientists, 2e
- Waterhouse, Rethinking Autism
- Mettler, Essentials of Nuclear Medicine Imaging, 6e
- Spiro, Clinical Respiratory Medicine, 4e
Librarians, researchers, and those interested in the eBooks 2012 Collections, or any previously published eBooks can visit http://www.info.sciverse.com/sciencedirect/content/books/lbi
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