Elsevier Wins Six PROSE Awards

Feb 20, 2013, 15:59 ET from Elsevier

PHILADELPHIA, February 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Acclaim from the American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that it received six 2012 PROSE Awards and three Honorable Mentions.

The 37th annual PROSE Awards - the American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence - were presented at the Association of American Publishers' Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division Annual Conference in Washington. PROSE honors the best in professional and scholarly publishing, as judged by peer publishers, librarians, academics and medical professionals. This year's competition attracted 518 entries of books, reference works, journals and electronic products in more than 40 categories; these represented the fifth consecutive year of a record-breaking entries count.

"The recent PROSE Awards show Elsevier's continuing dedication to publishing top-notch content in science and technology," stated Suzanne BeDell, managing director, Elsevier Science & Technology Books. "We congratulate all of the Elsevier authors that won these most prestigious awards."

The Elsevier 2012 PROSE Award winners, print as well as digital, are as follows, by category:

Chemistry & Physics, Honorable Mention

Chemical Analysis of Food: Techniques and Applications

By Yolanda Pico

Computing & Information Sciences

Practical Text Mining and Statistical Analysis for Non-Structured Text Data Applications

By Gary Miner, John Elder, Andrew Fast, Thomas Hill, Robert Nisbet, Dursun Delen, Andrew Fast

eProduct / Biological & Life Sciences

SimChart, by Elsevier

eProduct / Social Sciences

Policing in America: Exam Cram

By Larry Gaines, Victor Kappeler, an iTunes App

Multivolume Reference / Science

Comprehensive Renewable Energy

Edited by Ali Sayigh

Multivolume Reference / Science, Honorable Mention

The Geologic Time Scale 2012 2-Volume Set

By F M Gradstein, J G Ogg, Mark Schmitz, Gabi Ogg

Nursing & Allied Sciences

Know the Body: Muscle, Bone and Palpation Essentials

By Joseph E. Muscolino

Nursing & Allied Health Sciences, Honorable Mention

Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist 

By Demetra Daskalos Logothetis, RDH, MS

Single Volume Reference / Science

The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents

By Mark Suckow, Karla Stevens, Ronald Wilson

For more information or to purchase these titles, please visit http://www.store.elsevier.com

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About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions include ScienceDirect, Scopus, Reaxys, ClinicalKey and Mosby's Nursing Suite, which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, and the SciVal suite and MEDai's Pinpoint Review, which help research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world-leading provider of professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

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