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Elsevier Wins Six PROSE Awards

February 20, 2013

PHILADELPHIA, February 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

Acclaim from the American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly


Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical
and medical information products and services, today announced that it received six 2012
PROSE Awards [http://www.proseawards.com/current-winners.html ] and three Honorable

The 37th annual PROSE Awards – the American Publishers Awards for Professional and
Scholarly Excellence – were presented at the Association of American Publishers’
Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division Annual Conference in Washington. PROSE
honors the best in professional and scholarly publishing, as judged by peer publishers,
librarians, academics and medical professionals. This year’s competition attracted 518
entries of books, reference works, journals and electronic products in more than 40
categories; these represented the fifth consecutive year of a record-breaking entries

“The recent PROSE Awards show Elsevier’s continuing dedication to publishing top-notch
content in science and technology,” stated Suzanne BeDell, managing director, Elsevier
Science & Technology Books. “We congratulate all of the Elsevier authors that won these
most prestigious awards.”

The Elsevier 2012 PROSE Award winners, print as well as digital, are as follows, by

Chemistry & Physics, Honorable Mention

Chemical Analysis of Food: Techniques and Applications
[http://store.elsevier.com/product.jsp?isbn=9780123848628 ]

By Yolanda Pico

Computing & Information Sciences

Practical Text Mining and Statistical Analysis for Non-Structured Text Data
Applications [http://store.elsevier.com/product.jsp?isbn=9780123869791 ]

By Gary Miner, John Elder, Andrew Fast, Thomas Hill, Robert Nisbet, Dursun Delen,
Andrew Fast

eProduct / Biological & Life Sciences

SimChart [http://www.elsevieradvantage.com/article.jsp?pageid=10707 ], by Elsevier

eProduct / Social Sciences

Policing in America: Exam Cram
[https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/policing-in-america-exam-cram/id553598654?mt=8 ]

By Larry Gaines, Victor Kappeler, an iTunes App

Multivolume Reference / Science

Comprehensive Renewable Energy
[http://store.elsevier.com/product.jsp?isbn=9780080878720&pagename=search ]

Edited by Ali Sayigh

Multivolume Reference / Science, Honorable Mention

The Geologic Time Scale 2012 2-Volume Set
[http://store.elsevier.com/product.jsp?isbn=9780444594259 ]

By F M Gradstein, J G Ogg, Mark Schmitz, Gabi Ogg

Nursing & Allied Sciences

Know the Body: Muscle, Bone and Palpation Essentials
[http://www.elsevieradvantage.com/product.jsp?lid=3&iid=0&sid=154&isbn=9780323086844 ]

By Joseph E. Muscolino

Nursing & Allied Health Sciences, Honorable Mention

Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist
[http://www.us.elsevierhealth.com/Health-Professions/Dental-Hygiene/book/9780323073714/Local-Anesthesia-for-the-Dental-Hygienist ]

By Demetra Daskalos Logothetis, RDH, MS

Single Volume Reference / Science

The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents
[http://store.elsevier.com/product.jsp?isbn=9780123809209 ]

By Mark Suckow, Karla Stevens, Ronald Wilson

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About Elsevier
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information
products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health
communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet
[http://www.thelancet.com ] and Cell [http://www.cell.com ], and close to 20,000 book
titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier’s online
solutions include ScienceDirect [http://www.sciencedirect.com ], Scopus
[http://www.scopus.com ], Reaxys [http://www.reaxys.com ], ClinicalKey
[http://www.clinicalkey.com ] and Mosby’s Nursing Suite [http://www.confidenceconnected.com
], which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, and the SciVal
suite [http://www.scival.com ] and MEDai’s Pinpoint Review [http://www.medai.com ], which
help research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ]
employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC
[http://www.reedelsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of professional information
solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors, which is jointly
owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext
Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

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