Societies and Partnerships

Working in partnership to realize your mission and inspire your communities

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Our publishing partnerships with societies, institutions and university presses are all unique and we believe in strategies that support your mission and your communities. We pride ourselves on consistently delivering outstanding publishing outcomes through strategic insight, reliable finances, widespread awareness of your content, growth in open access and key markets, and the knowledge that you have a champion for you and your community.

Elsevier can help you to realize your goals

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Strategic Vision

Elsevier’s industry-leading tools and extensive experience will help to inform and shape your future strategy, centered around your specific goals.

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A champion for you and your society

Ensuring personal engagement and the execution of agreed plans, our Publishers are your key point of contact and provide access to production management, marketing, analytics and much more.

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Outstanding author, editor and reader outcomes

Authors, editors and readers score Elsevier’s publishing support and services extremely highly against market benchmarks. This is driven by Elsevier’s industry leading submission system; author and editor tools that save time whilst providing unique insight; first class production focused on quality and speed; and industry leading publishing platforms.

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Open Access focus and experience

As one of the world’s leading open access publishers, Elsevier publishes over 500 full open access journals and has helped many societies embrace open access.

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Leadership in growth markets

We invest heavily for our partners in author, editor, reviewer and institutional outreach in high growth markets. China is a great example: together we have built a >20% market share in China at a quality level >40% higher than average.

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Reliable and robust finances

We understand that a strong financial return is important to you and our financial agreements are based on maximizing your return, minimizing your risk and ensuring the long-term prosperity of your journal(s).

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Society Partnerships



May Piotrowski, MA

American Academy of Ophthalmologyspacer

… partnering with Elsevier in launching our journals provided us with the tools and expertise we wouldn’t have direct access to otherwise.

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Jacelyn Hemmelgarn

Executive Director, PSAspacer

…We chose Elsevier not only because of its reputation but its reach. And we were very impressed with the individuals that came and spoke with us as they were very knowledgeable about open access… Elsevier really had a dedicated plan for how we went about the transition and what to tell our members.

Societies’ Update

Elsevier’s Societies’ Update is an insightful newsletter/blog that features articles on the key issues shaping today’s publishing industry, including ‘case studies’ written by and about our society partners – an opportunity for us to all learn and develop from our collective experiences.

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We welcome the opportunity to speak with you about how we can help you to meet your publishing goals. For more information, and to explore the benefits of partnering with Elsevier, please contact:

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Meet the team

North America & Latin America

Michelle NuttallMichelle Nuttall

Business Development Director

Theresa-ArmstrongTheresa Armstrong

Business Development Manager


Neil-Appleton.jpgNeil Appleton

SVP Society Business Development

Steve-Wymbs.jpgStephen Wymbs

Society Business Director

Ahmed-ShamsAhmed Shams

Manager, Business Development


Wenyi-Zhou.pngWenyi Zhou

Director of Journal Strategic Partnerships