ST. LOUIS, November 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier, the leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today its 2011 eBook collections available for advance purchase and to be released on SciVerse ScienceDirect, its online scientific knowledge platform. The 2011 offerings total 439 titles spread across 24 distinct subject areas, with individual titles scheduled to publish between January 1 and December 31, 2011.
These eBook collections are comprised of high-quality content published through Elsevier's prestigious imprints including Academic Press, Pergamon, North-Holland, W.B. Saunders, Mosby and Churchill Livingstone.
With the 2011 eBook collections, SciVerse ScienceDirect now offers over 12,500 titles and includes eBooks (monographs), major reference works, and book & handbook series. These 439 new titles span 21 unique subjects within the science and technology disciplines, as well as the health sciences disciplines of clinical medicine, health professions, and veterinary medicine.
"Elsevier's rigorous publication and peer review cycle means only the highest quality content is published each year," said Suzanne BeDell, Managing Director, Elsevier Science and Technology Books. "By migrating from print to online delivery of Elsevier's world-class content on the SciVerse ScienceDirect platform, today's academic, government, and corporate institutions can accelerate research with maximum convenience and interoperability."
The benefits of anytime, online access to foundation content on the newly launched SciVerse ScienceDirect platform include:
- Increased return on investment by transferring budget from print books to online, providing more content to more users - Increased discoverability via free MARC 21 records - Greater interoperability via the SciVerse platform, with integration of content across the SciVerse suite for subscribed users of online books, journals and SciVerse Scopus plus discovery tools to accelerate research - An image searching feature that allows users to quickly find an image or graphic on a particular topic
Elsevier offers flexible Frontlist 2011 discounts on eBooks subject collections, as well as the Pick and Choose option for select titles following their respective publication dates.
Librarians, researchers, and those interested in the eBooks 2011 Collections, or any previously published eBooks can visit http://www.info.sciverse.com/sciencedirect/content/books/ for more information and booklists.
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