Academic Press

Summary

Academic Press (AP) is an academic book publisher founded in 1941. It was acquired by Harcourt, Brace & World in 1969.[2] Reed Elsevier bought Harcourt in 2000, and Academic Press is now an imprint of Elsevier.

Academic Press
Parent companyElsevier
Founded1941
FounderWalter J. Johnson (aka Walter Jolowicz, 1908–1996) and Kurt Jacoby (1893–1968)[1]
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationCambridge, Massachusetts
Nonfiction topicsScience
Official websitewww.elsevier.com/books-and-journals/academic-press

Academic Press publishes reference books, serials and online products in the subject areas of:

Well-known products include the Methods in Enzymology series and encyclopedias such as The International Encyclopedia of Public Health and the Encyclopedia of Neuroscience.

See alsoEdit

  • Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft (AVG) — the German predecessor, founded in 1906 by Leo Jolowicz (1868–1940), the father of Walter Jolowicz and father-in-law of Kurt Jacoby

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Uchitelle, Louis (1996-12-23). "Walter J. Johnson, 88, Refugee Who Founded Academic Press". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2018-01-16.
  2. ^ Abele, John J. (1969-04-12). "FRANCHISER SEEKS RAMADA INNS, INC.; International Industries Set to Acquire Motel Chain for $221-Million of Stock Acquisition and Merger Actions Are Instituted by Corporations". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-10-20.

Further readingEdit

  • Abel, Richard; Graham, L. Gordon, eds. (2009). Immigrant Publishers. New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers.
  • Hagelstein, Robert "Bob" (2013-03-23). "Publishing Roots and Anecdotes". Lacunae Musing. Archived from the original on 2022-02-23. Retrieved 2022-02-03.

External linksEdit

  • Official website