Berlin/Boston/Paris, 01 April 2020
De Gruyter will host and distribute over 500 front list and backlist EDP eBook titles on degruyter.com, and will take on the global distribution of EDP Sciences print books outside of China.
EDP Sciences specializes in publishing monographs at master’s level or higher, undergraduate teaching texts, professional works, and popular science books as well as peer-reviewed scientific journals and conference proceedings. At the end of 2019, through its sale to Science Press, EDPS became part of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). This association has ensured further expansion of EDPS’ title list with increased access to high-quality English language scientific research from reputed research organizations all around the world.
“We are excited to partner with De Gruyter in this new endeavour that promises far-reaching access to our books. We are always exploring ways to further our mission of disseminating science universally and this partnership strengthens our ability to serve the global academic community,” commented Anne Simoneau, Director of Business Development at EDP Sciences.
France Citrini, Director of Books Publishing at EDP Sciences, added, “The partnership is an excellent fit with our books program, and will help to serve our researcher communities and the wider public in pursuit of high-quality peer-reviewed knowledge from trustworthy sources.”
“EDP Sciences is a premier French publisher with over 100 years’ experience in academic publishing,” said Steve Fallon, VP, Americas and Strategic Partnerships, De Gruyter. “Our cooperation confirms De Gruyter international expansion as a distributor of premier titles in Physics, Mathematics, Engineering Sciences and other STM, and once again proves that independent publishers can cooperate effectively for mutual benefit.”
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De Gruyter publishes first-class scholarship and has done so for more than 270 years. An international, independent publisher headquartered in Berlin -- and with further offices in Boston, Beijing, Basel, Vienna, Warsaw and Munich -- it publishes over 1,300 new book titles each year and more than 900 journals in the humanities, social sciences, medicine, mathematics, engineering, computer sciences, natural sciences, and law. The publishing house also offers a wide range of digital media, including open access journals and books. The group includes the imprints De Gruyter Akademie Forschung, Birkhäuser, De Gruyter Mouton, De Gruyter Oldenbourg, De Gruyter Saur, Düsseldorf University Press, Deutscher Kunstverlag (DKV) and Jovis Verlag, as well as the publishing services provider Sciendo. For more information, visit: www.degruter.com
EDP Sciences is a French scientific publisher founded in 1920 by the French Physical Society and has a long-standing history of publishing works by renowned scientists and industrialists in convergent studies of Physics, Astrophysics, Mathematics, Engineering Sciences, Life Science, Medicine, and Humanities for over 100 years. EDPS specializes in publishing monographs at master’s level or higher, undergraduate teaching texts, professional works, and popular science books as well as peer-reviewed scientific journals and conference proceedings. In November 2019, EDPS became part of the world’s largest research organization and a prestigious learned society the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) through their sale to Chinese Science Publishing & Media Ltd. as part of their Science Press division. For more information, visit: www.edpsciences.org