WASHINGTON, November 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has selected Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, as its exclusive publisher, promoter and distributor of APhA publications Pharmacy Today, Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, and Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
APhA's editors will retain complete responsibility for the editorial content, while Elsevier will be responsible for publishing and distributing all print and electronic editions. The publishing agreement will allow APhA's journals to remain competitive, broaden their audience, and increase their impact.
"Our publishing relationship with Elsevier will take APhA's publications to the next level," said Elizabeth K. Keyes, Chief Operating Officer, American Pharmacists Association. "As a leading global publisher, Elsevier will ensure our journals remain leaders in the field, while keeping us up-to-date with the publishing trends and needs of our authors and readers."
Pharmacy Today is published 12 times per year in print and online format. It is the association's monthly Patient Care Services Practice journal offering readers profiles of practitioners who employ innovative Patient Care techniques to effectively serve their patients. The Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, published six times per year in print and online, contains original research papers and opinion pieces. The Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, published monthly as an online-only publication, contains original research papers, invited topical reviews, and commentaries.
Chris Baumle, Executive Publisher, Elsevier said, "As a leader in pharmacist industry publications, we are very pleased to add APhA's highly regarded pharmacy and pharmaceutical science publications to our portfolio. We look forward to working with APhA's editorial team to develop an enhanced publishing experience."
About the American Pharmacists Association
The American Pharmacists Association, founded in 1852 as the American Pharmaceutical Association, is a 501 (c)(6) organization, representing more than 62,000 practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and others interested in advancing the profession. APhA, dedicated to helping all pharmacists improve medication use and advance patient care, is the first-established and largest association of pharmacists in the United States. For more information, please visit http://www.pharmacist.com.
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions - among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence, and ClinicalKey - and publishes over 2,500 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and more than 33,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. Elsevier is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries. http://www.elsevier.com