Elsevier Provides American Physical Society Members with Book Discounts

APS Members Enjoy Substantive Discounts

Amsterdam, 8 September 2005--Elsevier and the American Physical Society have signed a special agreement, which will entitle APS members to a 30% discount on Elsevier Science & Technology books as well as related imprints. The agreement will ensure that Elsevier's S&T books portfolio is fully accessible to individuals in the APS community.

Hans Laeven, Publishing Director of Elsevier's Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science and Astronomy departments remarked, "We are very pleased about this collaboration between the APS and Elsevier, which is proof positive of our good relationship." Donna de Weerd-Wilson, Senior Publishing Editor for Condensed Matter Physics commented further, "The APS and its members are key contributors to the Physics Community. With this offer we wish to demonstrate Elsevier's commitment to the Physics Community and reinforce our mutual ties."

APS' Director of Membership, Trish Lettieri, added that, "APS is pleased about the new agreement with Elsevier and excited to be able to offer an additional benefit to our members. We hope that a majority of our members will be able to take advantage of this great discount."

About The American Physical Society
Founded in 1899, the American Physical Society is a society representing physics and professional physicists, with over 43,000 U.S. and international members in academia, government labs and industry. APS also publishes the internationally renowned physics journals; Physical Reviews and Reviews of Modern Physics. APS members can now take advantage of discounted Elsevier Science & Technology books by following instructions on the Membership Services page of the APS website.

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps scientists and clinicians to find new answers, reshape human knowledge, and tackle the most urgent human crises. For 140 years, we have partnered with the research world to curate and verify scientific knowledge. Today, we’re committed to bringing that rigor to a new generation of platforms. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, 39,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. www.elsevier.com

Media contact:
Donna de Weerd-Wilson
Senior Publishing Editor
Tel: +31 20 485 3425