Elsevier Selected by the Society for Range Management to Publish its Flagship Journals

Society journals: Rangeland Ecology & Management and Rangelands published by 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."


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 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

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