NEW YORK, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Professional, the global leader in providing content and services to the international engineering community, today announced it has signed a new multi-year agreement with The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), a world leading professional engineering organization with more than 150,000 members in 127 countries.
Under the agreement, McGraw-Hill Professional and The IET will jointly produce critical engineering content for professionals, students, and researchers covering every aspect of electrical and electronic engineering and communications technology. Content will be available for users in both electronic and print formats, and will be part of AccessEngineering, McGraw-Hill Professional's innovative reference and learning platform for engineers that was recently honored with the 2012 PROSE Award for Best eProduct in Physical Sciences and Mathematics.
"We are very pleased to partner with The IET. This new agreement fits perfectly with our publishing strategy, which is designed to foster technological innovation. It is the next step in growing McGraw-Hill Professional's more than 100 year relationship with the international engineering community," said Steve Chapman, Publisher of Science & Technology at McGraw-Hill Professional.
Daniel Smith, IET's Head of Academic Publishing, said: "We are always looking for opportunities to extend our reach into the engineering community and are delighted to be partnering with McGraw-Hill Professional to develop new content to complement our ongoing publishing program in this area. Developing quality engineering content which accelerates both research and innovation is a major pillar of the IET's knowledge strategy, helping to bring essential engineering intelligence to a wider audience."
The first co-branded books will be published this year and will include titles such as Switching Power Supply Design and Optimization by Sanjaya Maniktala, Carrier Grade VoIP by Richard Swale and Daniel Collins, Analog Filter and Circuit Design Handbook by Arthur Williams, and Fundamentals of Radar Signal Processing by Mark A. Richards. McGraw-Hill Professional will oversee the publishing services for the co-branded books including production, marketing, and distribution worldwide.
About McGraw-Hill Professional
McGraw-Hill Professional, a division of McGraw-Hill Education, is a leading global provider of print and electronic content and services for the medical, technical, and business communities. Its offerings include reference and certification books for all professional and educational disciplines and online solutions on medical and health, engineering, business, and scientific topics. For more information, visit http://www.mhprofessional.com.
About The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
The IET's research journals and books provide a wealth of research and information in the areas of engineering and technology. The portfolio of research, open access and letters journals and monographs (print and e-Book) in electronics, electrical engineering and related subjects are available online through the IET Digital Library together with conference proceedings, seminar digests and magazines. In addition, the IET Inspec database contains over 13 million abstract and indexing references to journal articles, conference proceedings, technical reports and other literature in the fields of science and technology. As a membership organisation, the IET is Europe's largest professional body of engineers with over 150,000 members in 127 countries and is a source of essential engineering intelligence. For more information, visit www.theiet.org
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