Established in 1905, Princeton University Press (PUP) is an independent publisher with close connections, both formal and informal, to Princeton University. As such it has overlapping responsibilities to the University, the academic community, and the reading public. Our fundamental mission is to disseminate scholarship (through print and digital media) both within academia and to society at large. PUP publish the innovative works of the greatest minds in academia, from the most respected senior scholar to the extraordinarily promising graduate student, in each of the disciplines in which we publish. The Press consciously acquires a collection of titles–a coherent “list” of…
Reaktion Books is an independent book publisher founded in 1985 in Edinburgh, Scotland, moved to London in 1987, and has been located in Clerkenwell, UK since 1999. Reaktion’s founding aim was to publish high-quality books on art, architecture and design. Over subsequent years Reaktion’s list has broadened substantially, and now encompasses animal studies, Asian art and culture, biography, cultural studies, current events, fashion, film, food history, geography, general history, philosophy, photography, politics, sports history and writing about place, with around 45 new titles published each year. Series are also significant part of Reaktion’s publishing programme. The Animal series are short…
PMPH-USA is the U.S. publishing operation for the People’s Medical Publishing House, the largest medical publisher in China. Launched in January, 2008, PMPH-USA publishes clinical references, textbooks, and online material for physicians, dentists, medical students, and health science practitioners. In July of 2008, the company acquired BC Decker’s medical book list, consisting of world-class authors and titles in areas such as oncology, surgery, neurology, pediatrics, oral surgery, and dentistry.
Showwe was established in 2001 in Taipei, Taiwan. It publishes on several topics such as modern and contemporary Chinese literature, reviews, culture and memoirs. The main publications are published in Showwe’s three prestige brands: Showwe Publication, Xin-Rui Culture & Creation and Niang Publication. Most titles are in Mandarin Chinese.
Paths International Ltd is a UK registered company established in 2002 Paths established with the purpose of bringing high quality academic and professional content written and developed in Asia to Europe and North America Paths International Ltd is now making available eBooks written by Chinese authors from some of the most prestigious universities and institutions in the country It offers a view of China from experts in China Change in China is not a single event, it is a process and many of these eBooks bring clarity to the blur of recent and ongoing change in that country.
Founded in 1949, Rowman & Littlefield is an independent press committed to an editorial mission increasingly sacrificed in a publishing era marked by corporate takeovers and university budget constraints. With the freedom to determine their own financial goals, Rowman & Littlefield devote their resources to cultivating superb scholarship and innovative teaching in the academic disciplines they serve. Rowman & Littlefield’s renowned publishing tradition demonstrates that the caliber of authors, bookmaking, distribution, and creative interaction with scholars brings success.
In 1922, six nurses founded Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, today known as Sigma, at the Indiana University Training School for Nurses, which is now the Indiana University School of Nursing, in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. Sigma supports it’s values through numerous professional development products and services that focus on the core areas of education, leadership, career development, evidence-based nursing, research, and scholarship. These products and services advance the learning and professional development of members and all nurses who strive to improve the health of the world’s people.
For over 60 years, Springer Publishing Company has grown and thrived as an independent publisher singularly committed to serving the healthcare and helping professions. Pioneers in nursing, gerontology, and rehabilitation, it also serves the academic and professional communities in psychology, public health, social work, and counseling. Springer Publishing’s books have won numerous awards, from the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Awards, to the ALA Choice Awards and the highly selective AAP PROSE Awards.
The Osamu Tezuka manga comics are created by the ‘God of Comics’, Osamu Tezuka himself. Tezuka pioneered a new way of drawing stories by creating a sense of motion with his page layouts – and is able to bring out movie-going experience to the printed page. His stories are widely read today, in Japan, Asia, the Americas, and Europe. The Manga digital library consolidates Tezuka’s notable anime work, namely Astro Boy, Buddha, Black Jack, Apollo’s Song and Dororo. All these are now available in Japanese, English and Chinese through our Manga digital library as subscription-based.