NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/30/13 --
With the most recent addition of eight new partners, Knovel is on track for its best year yet in bringing new publishers and adding content to the platform. These publishers' collections expand and enhance Knovel's topic coverage in content subject areas, including marine engineering, civil engineering, software engineering (coming in October), earth science, environmental engineering, mechanical engineering and industrial engineering.
"With these latest additions, Knovel will have added at least 20 new publishers by the end of 2013, a record year for expanding our roster of publishing partners," said Meagan Cooke, Senior Director of Product Management, Content for Knovel. "These eight new publishers, all who have joined us in just the past few months, are supporting seven subject areas -- including our soon-to-be-released software engineering collection. We're adding both breadth and depth to our subject areas by including many specialized publishers and societies that focus on the practical needs within specific engineering disciplines."
The eight new publishing partners include:
Packt: Packt is one of the most prolific and fast-growing tech book publishers in the world. Packt's books focus on practicality, recognizing that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt's digitally-focused business model allows the publisher to offer up-to-date books in very specific areas.
IGI Global: IGI Global is a leading academic publisher of books, journals, encyclopedias, teaching cases, proceedings and databases. Offering premier and peer-reviewed content to researchers, engineers and scientists, IGI Global's publications focus on the utilization and management of information science and technology.
Royal Institution of Naval Architects: The Royal Institution of Naval Architects is an internationally renowned professional institution whose members are involved in the design, construction, repair and operation of ships, boats and marine structures. The Institution enjoys an outstanding reputation for the quality and range of its technical journals, transactions and conference proceedings.
Whittles Publishing: Whittles Publishing offers quality, well-produced and attractive books in the following subjects: geomatics, civil and structural engineering and applied science. Whittles Publishing is a source of high quality, informative and practical technical books authored by many eminent and well-respected authors from around the world.