Gale Welcomes Elsevier as Newest Partner on Gale Virtual Reference Library

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Aug. 1, 2007 – Gale is pleased to announce its newest publishing partner on Gale Virtual Reference Library. Elsevier is the 38th publisher with content housed on Gale’s unprecedented, recently enhanced platform for delivering electronic reference material as eBooks.

The 42 Elsevier titles added to Gale Virtual Referenced Library focus on chemistry, mathematics, medicine, animals, physics, and physical and social science. Titles include Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Encyclopedia of the Solar System, International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management, Encyclopedia of Insects and Encyclopedia of Volcanoes, among others.

“Gale is proud to welcome Elsevier as a Gale Virtual Reference Library partner,” said John Barnes, Senior Vice President, Strategic Business Development. “Elsevier’s authoritative content and prominence within the publishing industry makes them a strong addition to Gale’s ever-expanding eBook program.”

Headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Elsevier publishes more than 2,000 journals. Additionally, Elsevier has published more than 17,000 books with 1,900 new books each year in the areas of science and health information. 

Other partners recently added to Gale Virtual Reference Library include Greenwood, Brill Academic and Springer; also added were new titles from Wiley and Sage Reference.

For more information contact Vanessa Birch at [email protected].

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