Philadelphia, PA, February 20, 2013 - 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 www.store.elsevier.com.
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).