AIP and Edanz Work to Support Authors

Mar 21, 2011, 10:42 ET from American Institute of Physics

Local support to researchers in China and Japan to benefit scientific community worldwide

MELVILLE, N.Y., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Physics (AIP) ( and Edanz Group Ltd. ( today signed an understanding to make it easier and more cost-effective for AIP authors to use Edanz's English language editing services, providing local support for authors in China and Japan.


"AIP is firmly committed to providing meaningful assistance to our authors," said Mark Cassar, Publisher for AIP Journals. "To do this, we must be able to offer them exceptional services in their own language and in their own time zone. Edanz's team of professionals will help our authors enhance the written quality and presentation of their manuscripts, which will benefit all parties in the publication chain."  

Edanz offers the services of experienced native English-speaking editors with expertise in the diverse scientific fields that are included in AIP's publishing portfolio. Edanz will edit manuscripts for those authors who request help in preparing their papers for submission to AIP journals.  In addition, Edanz can also provide assistance to authors for related activities such as writing cover letters and responding to peer review comments. Edanz will offer a 10% discount to AIP authors.

"The opening of AIP's Beijing office in 2010 clearly showed AIP's recognition of the important scientific research taking place in Asia today," said Kerry Greer, President of Edanz Group Ltd. "As the only international English-language scientific editing service fully localized in China, Edanz is well placed to support AIP's authors in this important and growing market." AIP and Edanz will also coordinate joint training programs on effective communication of scientific research.  

About AIP

The American Institute of Physics is an organization of 10 physical sciences societies representing more than 135,000 scientists, engineers, and educators and is one of the largest publishers of scientific information in physics. AIP also delivers valuable resources and expertise in education and student services, science communication, government relations, career services for science and engineering professionals, statistical research, industrial outreach, and the history of physics and other sciences. Offering publishing solutions for scientific societies and organizations in science and engineering, AIP pursues innovation in electronic publishing of scholarly journals. AIP publishes 13 journals (, two magazines—including its flagship publication, Physics Today—and the AIP Conference Proceedings series. Scitation, AIP's online publishing platform, hosts 1.6 million articles from 190 scholarly journals, proceedings, and eBooks of learned society publishers. AIP also provides the international physical science community with UniPHY, the first literature-based social and professional networking site; it features pre-populated profiles of more than 300,000 scientists and enables collaboration among researchers worldwide.

About Edanz Editing

Edanz Group Ltd., established in Japan in 1995 and China in 2006, provides English language editing and related services for scientific manuscripts. Edanz helps authors worldwide reach their publication goals by raising the quality of manuscripts to the international standard needed for acceptance. The Edanz team of native English-speaking editors includes experts covering all the scientific areas served by the AIP catalog of journals. The only international editing service localized in China and Japan, Edanz understands the challenges faced by scientists whose first language is not English in achieving publication success. 

For more information, please contact:
Lori Carlin
Director, Fulfillment & Marketing
American Institute of Physics
Phone: +1 516-576-2279

SOURCE American Institute of Physics