PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
High praise from academic library community and American Library Association for best scholarly titles
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that six of its works were included in the 2012 Choice Outstanding Academic Titles List.
Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, published by the American Library Association, is a source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. Each year in January, Choice publishes a selective list of Outstanding Academic Titles that were reviewed during the previous calendar year. The list includes approximately ten percent of the 7,000 works reviewed in Choice and is based on criteria such as overall excellence in presentation and scholarship; importance relative to other literature in the field; distinction as a first treatment of a given subject in book or electronic form; originality or uniqueness of treatment; and value to undergraduate students."Having six works included in the Choice Outstanding Academic Titles list is quite an achievement for Elsevier and shows we are succeeding in our mission to develop world-class content for health, science and technology," stated Suzanne BeDell, Managing Director, Elsevier Science & Technology Books. "We congratulate all of the Elsevier authors of the titles included in this esteemed list." The Elsevier titles included in the Outstanding Academic Titles list for 2012 are as follows: Distributed and Cloud Computing By Kai Hwang, Jack Dongarra, Geoffrey Fox Encyclopedia of Adolescence, Three-Volume Set By B. Bradford Brown, Mitchell Prinstein Encyclopedia of Creativity By Mark Runco, Steven Pritzker Inspec: Engineering Village An abstracting and indexing database for physics, electrical engineering, electronics, computer science, mechanical, production and manufacturing information. Netter's Neurology By H. Royden Jones, Jayashri Srinivasan, Gregory Allam, Richard Baker, Lahey Clinic, Inc The Copenhagen Diagnosis By Ian Allison et al. For more information or to purchase these titles, please visit http://www.store.elsevier.com About Elsevier