Six Elsevier Works Included in Choice Outstanding Academic Titles List 2012
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, March 4, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
High praise from academic library community and American Library Association
for best scholarly titles
Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services, today announced that six of its works were
included in the 2012 ChoiceOutstanding Academic Titles List .
Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries , published by the American
Library Association, is a source for reviews of academic books, electronic
media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. Each
year in January, Choice publishes a selective list of Outstanding Academic
Titles that were reviewed during the previous calendar year. The list includes
approximately ten percent of the 7,000 works reviewed in Choice and is based
on criteria such as overall excellence in presentation and scholarship;
importance relative to other literature in the field; distinction as a first
treatment of a given subject in book or electronic form; originality or
uniqueness of treatment; and value to undergraduate students.
"Having six works included in the Choice Outstanding Academic Titles list is
quite an achievement for Elsevier and shows we are succeeding in our mission
to develop world-class content for health, science and technology," stated
Suzanne BeDell, Managing Director, Elsevier Science & Technology Books. "We
congratulate all of the Elsevier authors of the titles included in this
The Elsevier titles included in the Outstanding Academic Titles list for 2012
are as follows:
Distributed and Cloud Computing
By Kai Hwang, Jack Dongarra, Geoffrey Fox
Encyclopedia of Adolescence, Three-Volume Set By B. Bradford Brown, Mitchell
Encyclopedia of Creativity
By Mark Runco, Steven Pritzker
Inspec: Engineering Village An abstracting and indexing database for physics,
electrical engineering, electronics, computer science,mechanical, production
and manufacturing information.
By H. Royden Jones, Jayashri Srinivasan, Gregory Allam, Richard Baker, Lahey
The Copenhagen Diagnosis
By Ian Allison et al.
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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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