NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AccessEngineering, McGraw-Hill Professional's innovative reference and learning platform for engineers, was honored as the best eProduct in Physical Sciences and Mathematics at the 2012 Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (the PROSE Awards), in a year of record entries to the competition. Established by the Association of American Publishers, the PROSE Awards, which are judged by peer publishers, academics and librarians, recognize the very best in professional and scholarly publishing by bringing attention to distinguished and groundbreaking books, journals, and electronic content in more than 40 categories. AccessEngineering draws on McGraw-Hill Professional's more than 100 years of expertise in creating critical engineering content and services and includes classic titles such as Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook, Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, Roark's Formulas for Stress and Strain, as well as a plethora of newer publications, such as Mechatronics in Medicine and Energy Systems Engineering. It builds on these with dynamic online features, such as faculty-created teaching videos, filtered search, downloadable data, and interactive graphs. These, along with curriculum maps that tie core content to real-world engineering problems and help save educators time, make AccessEngineering a clear leader in the fast-evolving world of next-generation reference tools. "We are extremely pleased that AccessEngineering has been honored with a PROSE Award, one of the highest recognitions in the world of professional and scholarly publishing," said Philip Ruppel, president of McGraw-Hill International & Professional. "It is a reflection of the AccessEngineering publishing team's success in turning meticulous research into the needs of our users, in close consultation with our AccessEngineering Faculty Advisory Board experts, into a truly indispensable product. We strive to make our world-renowned content more valuable to our academic and professional users, helping them apply AccessEngineering to real-world problems through tutorial videos, curriculum maps, and interactive graphs and data. This recognition confirms that we are increasingly successful in this aim." The honor was announced on Feb. 7 at the PROSE Awards Luncheon in Washington, D.C. For more information about the PROSE Awards and a full list of winners, visit www.proseawards.com. For more information on AccessEngineering, please visit http://www.accessengineering.com.