Founded on October 6, 1876, American Library Association (ALA) publishes books, periodicals, newsletters for library and information professionals. ALA also provides continuing education in a variety of venues and formats; offer awards and scholarships; sponsor institutes and conferences; and maintains networks of affiliates, chapters, and other collaborative relationships.
The American College of Physicians (ACP Press) is a national organization of internists — physicians who specialize in the prevention, detection and treatment of illnesses in adults. ACP is the largest medical-specialty organization and second-largest physician group in the United States. Its membership of 129,000 includes internists, internal medicine subspecialists, and medical students, residents, and fellows.
Alpha Science International (ASI) was formed in 2000 by a group of experienced international publishers with a combined experience of more than 80 years in the publishing industry. ASI is a British based publisher of textbooks and professional and postgraduate books in all areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine. ASI is proud to be in a business purveying the fruit of human knowledge to the international scientific community and it aims to make its products available throughout the globe.