Elsevier Wins Six PROSE Awards

Acclaim from the American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence Philadelphia, PA, February 20, 2013Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that it received six 2012 PROSE Awards and three Honorable Mentions.

The 37th annual PROSE Awards – the American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence – were presented at the Association of American Publishers’ Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division Annual Conference in Washington. PROSE honors the best in professional and scholarly publishing, as judged by peer publishers, librarians, academics and medical professionals. This year’s competition attracted 518 entries of books, reference works, journals and electronic products in more than 40 categories; these represented the fifth consecutive year of a record-breaking entries count.

“The recent PROSE Awards show Elsevier’s continuing dedication to publishing top-notch content in science and technology,” stated Suzanne BeDell, managing director, Elsevier Science & Technology Books. “We congratulate all of the Elsevier authors that won these most prestigious awards.”

The Elsevier 2012 PROSE Award winners, print as well as digital, are as follows, by category:

Chemistry & Physics, Honorable Mention
Chemical Analysis of Food: Techniques and Applications
By Yolanda Pico

Computing & Information Sciences
Practical Text Mining and Statistical Analysis for Non-Structured Text Data Applications
By Gary Miner, John Elder, Andrew Fast, Thomas Hill, Robert Nisbet, Dursun Delen, Andrew Fast

eProduct / Biological & Life Sciences
SimChart, by Elsevier

eProduct / Social Sciences
Policing in America: Exam Cram
By Larry Gaines, Victor Kappeler, an iTunes App

Multivolume Reference / Science
Comprehensive Renewable Energy
Edited by Ali Sayigh

Multivolume Reference / Science, Honorable Mention
The Geologic Time Scale 2012 2-Volume Set
By F M Gradstein, J G Ogg, Mark Schmitz, Gabi Ogg

Nursing & Allied Sciences
Know the Body: Muscle, Bone and Palpation Essentials
By Joseph E. Muscolino

Nursing & Allied Health Sciences, Honorable Mention
Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist
By Demetra Daskalos Logothetis, RDH, MS

Single Volume Reference / Science
The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents
By Mark Suckow, Karla Stevens, Ronald Wilson

For more information or to purchase these titles, please visit www.store.elsevier.com

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