Public Release:  SAGE to publish Measurement and Control from April 2013

SAGE Publications

LA, CA (February 22, 2013) - SAGE and The Institute of Measurement and Control (InstMC) today announced a new agreement to publish Measurement and Control (M+C) from April 2013.

Measurement and Control, edited by Ron Summers, publishes both practical and technical research and news pieces from both the science and engineering industry and academia. Whilst focusing more broadly on topics of relevance for practitioners in instrumentation and control the journal also includes updates on both product and business announcements and information on technical advances. Ten issues are published annually.

"As publishers of the Institute of Measurement and Control's (InstMC) learned journal, Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, we are delighted to have been selected to publish the Institute's technical journal Measurement and Control", said Karen Phillips, Editorial Director, SAGE. "We see clear synergies between us and our society partners in providing the scholarly community with access to high quality research that enables the exchange of views, encouraging debate and the advancement of knowledge within the sector. We look forward to developing this journal as part of our world-class engineering portfolio."

"SAGE has a strong international market presence and a growing portfolio within the engineering sector, two accolades which we look forward to benefiting the Journal through this extended partnership," commented Ron Summer, editor. "At the heart of our organisation is to provide thinkers and and practitioners with opportunities to access the research that advances the profession it serves. We believe that SAGE's commitment to publishing high quality research is closely aligned to our goals and we look forward to developing a prosperous future together."

The first SAGE issue will publish in April 2013. The new website will be http://mac.sagepub.com

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SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. Since 1965, SAGE has helped inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine. An independent company, SAGE has principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC. www.sagepublications.com

The Institute of Measurement and Control (InstMC), Founded in 1944 and incorporated by Royal Charter in 1975, The Institute of Measurement and Control is committed to promoting the professional excellence of engineers and technologists at all levels in the automation, instrumentation, control and related industries. Its aims are to advance the science and practice of measurement and control technologies and their various applications, to foster the exchange of views and the communication of knowledge and ideas in these activities, and to promote the professional qualification and standing of its members. The Institute is therefore both a learned society and a professional qualifying body occupying a niche in the automation-focussed industries. http://www.instmc.org.uk/newsite/publications-menu-bar/our-journal

Measurement and Control is the journal for The Institute of Measurement and Control (InstMC). The Journal publishes practical technical articles from industry and academia, product and business news and information on technical advances. Ten issues are published annually, on a monthly basis.

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