We know that selecting a publisher for your work can be a difficult decision. At Elsevier, we seek to understand, anticipate and respond to your diverse needs as an author in order to build a productive, long term publishing relationship.
We are a world-leading publisher with a reputation for quality, innovation, expertise and integrity. From our rigorous proposal selection and production processes to our seamless global marketing network, Elsevier authors benefit from over 100 years of traditional publishing expertise combined with an industry-leading approach to electronic content development and dissemination.
Find out more about each of our book publishing divisions using the links below, including information on:
- Developing and submitting your book proposal
- The overall book publishing process at Elsevier
- Preparing your manuscript for submission
- Sales and marketing activities that drive book sales at Elsevier
- Editorial contacts for different subject areas
Science and Technology Book Publishing at Elsevier
Our Science and Technology Books (S&T Books) division reaches out to researchers, professionals and students with quality content on a diverse range of subjects across life sciences, physical sciences, engineering and computing. We publish under long-established imprints such as Academic Press, Butterworth-Heinemann and Morgan Kaufmann, and amongst other routes to market provide our book content electronically through the leading full-text scientific database, ScienceDirect.
If you are a current or potential future Science and Technology author, visit our S&T Books Author Page to find out more about working with us.
Health Sciences book publishing at Elsevier
Our Health Sciences (HS) division helps to advance medicine by delivering superior education, reference information and decision support tools to doctors, nurses, health practitioners and students. Publishing under market-leading imprints such as Mosby and Saunders, we supply essential knowledge across the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary and related health professions.
If you are a current or potential future Health Sciences author, visit our Health Sciences Author Page to find out more about working with us.
Learn more about the experts who write for us already on our Elsevier Medical Authors Site. The site includes author biographies, video interviews, news and events relating to our authors.
Our author welcome brochure is available to download (PDF)
Instructions on how to annotate PDF proofs (tutorial)
Other online resources
- Medical Book Authors - Learn more about our experts in the field. The site includes author bios, video interviews, and the latest hot topics
- Science & Technology Book Authors
- Health Sciences Book Authors (please note, when you have clicked on this link you can choose the relevant country at the top of the screen)
Book authors receive royalty payments and royalty statements as agreed in their contracts.
The Global Book Royalties department handles all royalties for Elsevier Inc., Limited and BV contracts. You can contact this department with any questions you may have regarding your royalty statement and payment.
Global Book Royalties
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For more information, please see our Royalty FAQ page.
Elsevier welcomes authors' proposals for books; we publish in a wide variety of scientific fields. For more information on how you can submit your proposal, please visit www.elsevierdirect.com/authors.
As a book author or book editor, you are eligible to receive a 25% discount on many Elsevier books, serials, references, textbooks, stand-alone CD-ROMs, and a 10% discount on multi-volume reference works.
This offer only applies to credit card orders made directly with Elsevier.
How to receive your discount
1. Contact Customer Service to create your 'Author' account
Please be prepared to provide a copy of your contract and the names of the Elsevier books or journals to which you have contributed.
Customer Service telephone numbers for Authors in:North America (USA & Canada): +1 800 782 4927
Europe, Middle East and Africa: +44 (0)1865 844 640
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Australia: +1 800 263 951
New Zealand: 0 800 170 165
2. Place your order
After your account has been set up, you can pick your books and order online or via email and you will automatically receive your discount every time.
Please note that shipping charges and sales tax will be applied separately. This offer DOES NOT apply to journal subscriptions, reprint orders, or to electronic products, and cannot be combined with any other discounts.