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Elsevier selected by the Society for Range Management to publish its flagship journals

Society journals: Rangeland Ecology & Management and Rangelands published by Elsevier

Elsevier

Amsterdam, January 6, 2014 - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, announced today that it has reached an agreement with the Society for Range Management (SRM) to publish its flagship journals, Rangeland Ecology & Management and Rangelands.

Rangeland Ecology & Management is published bi-monthly covering topics which include ecology, management, socioeconomic and policy as pertaining to global rangelands. The journal is guided by Editor-in-Chief David D. Briske, from the Texas A&M University USA. Rangelands is published six times a year and not only features articles on the state of rangeland science, but also art, management, technology, policy, economics, education (formal and informal), society and culture and is guided by Editor-in-Chief Lori Hidinger. Both journals support open access content.

SRM President Jenny Pluhar commented, "SRM looks forward to working with Elsevier in the coming years. We are confident that Elsevier will surpass our expectations in the publishing of SRM's highly respected journals: Rangeland Ecology & Management and Rangelands. Elsevier's standing in the international publishing community will serve to broaden the audience and impact that SRM journals strive to attain."

"We are honored to soon begin publishing Rangeland Ecology & Management and Rangelands," stated Sandra Broerse, Publisher, Ecology and Sustainability Journals at Elsevier. "We look forward to working with SRM to ensure continued success of both journals and to support the editorial teams in this exciting new venture."

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About SRM

Established in 1948, SRM is the professional society dedicated to the conservation and sustainable management of rangelands for the benefit of current societies and for future generations. The Society is committed to supporting persons who work with rangelands and have a commitment to their sustainable use. Rangelands comprise almost one-half of all the lands in the world and are vital to society for both the goods and services they produce and the ecological services they provide.

The Society promotes international development and dissemination of range management knowledge and sound management of rangelands worldwide. In addition to its journals, SRM provides a wide variety of additional resources including reference books, practical handbooks, abstracts, proceedings, videos and webinars. For more information: http://www.rangelands.org

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions -- among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey -- and publishes nearly 2,200 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and over 25,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works.

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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