International Association of STM Publishers

Members List

STM is the leading global trade association for academic and professional publishers. It has over 120 members in 21 countries who each year collectively publish nearly 66% of all journal articles and tens of thousands of monographs and reference works. STM members include learned societies, university presses, private companies, new starts and established players.

If you belong to one of the member organisations listed below and would like to be added to STM's mailing list, please contact:


Access Innovations Inc.

Access Innovations, Inc. offers innovative information solutions including taxonomy / thesaurus creation, semantic enrichment, semantic integration, linked data services, and named entity (author) disambiguation.  Since 1998, we have been providing our savvy, information-driven clients with the same tools that we use in-house:  Data Harmony™ software!  Production hardened, we use Data Harmony daily for taxonomy / thesaurus creation; for machine aided indexing; entity, metadata, and concept extraction; and auto-summarization of information sources for our customers.  Put our software to use in your organization to create and maintain systems that lead users to success in their quest for information.

AIP Publishing

AIP Publishing is a wholly owned not-for-profit subsidiary of the American Institute of Physics (AIP). AIP Publishing's mission is to support the charitable, scientific and educational purposes of AIP through scholarly publishing activities in the fields of the physical and related sciences on its own behalf, on behalf of Member Societies of AIP, and on behalf of other publishing partners to help them proactively advance their missions. AIP Publishing's portfolio comprises 19 highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals, including the flagship journals Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, and The Journal of Chemical Physics, in addition to the AIP Conference Proceedings.

American Association for the Advancement of Science

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science as well as Science Translational MedicineScience Signaling, a digital, open-access journal, Science Advances, and beginning in 2016, two new journals—Science Robotics and Science Immunology. AAAS was founded in 1848 and includes some 250 affiliated societies and academies of science, serving 10 million individuals. The non-profit AAAS is open to all and fulfills its mission to “advance science and serve society” through initiatives in science policy, international programs, science education, public engagement, and more.

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Established in 1969 to help educate nurses working in newly developed intensive care units, the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is the world's largest specialty nursing organization. AACN represents the interests of more than 500,000 nurses who care for acutely and critically ill patients. We are dedicated to providing members with the knowledge and resources necessary to provide optimal care to patients and families. In addition to an e-newsletter, AACN publishes three peer-reviewed journals (American Journal of Critical Care, Critical Care Nurse, and AACN Advanced Critical Care), a magazine, and books that set the standard for critical care practice.

American Chemical Society

ACS - The American Chemical Society is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. With more than 158,000 members, ACS is the world’s largest scientific society and a global leader in providing access to chemistry-related research through its multiple databases, peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.

ACS Publications - The ACS Publications Division publishes 50 peer-reviewed journals, including the flagship Journal of the American Chemical Society, and a range of eBooks at the interface of chemistry and allied sciences, including physics and biology. ACS Publications also publishes Chemical & Engineering News, the Society’s weekly newsmagazine for the global chemistry enterprise.

CAS - The CAS team of highly trained scientists finds, collects, and organizes all publicly disclosed substance information, creating the world's most valuable collection of content that is vital to innovation worldwide. Scientific researchers, patent professionals and business leaders around the world rely on a suite of research solutions from CAS that enable discovery and facilitate workflows to fuel tomorrow’s innovation.

American Mathematical Society

Founded in 1888 to further mathematical research and scholarship, the American Mathematical Society has nearly 30,000 individual members and 570 institutional members in the United States and around the world. The society fulfills its mission through programs and services that promote mathematical research and its uses, strengthen mathematical education, and foster awareness and appreciation of mathematics and its connections to other disciplines and to everyday life.

American Medical Association

The JAMA Network brings JAMA together with eleven specialty journals to offer enhanced access to the research, reviews, and perspectives shaping the future of medicine. The American Medical Association is the premier national organization dedicated to empowering the nation’s physicians to continually provide safer, higher quality, and more efficient care for patients and communities. For more than 165 years, the AMA has been unwavering in its commitment to using its unique position and knowledge to shape a healthier future for America

American Physical Society

The American Physical Society ( is a non-profit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy and international activities. APS represents over 51,000 members, including physicists in academia, national laboratories and industry in the United States and throughout the world. Society offices are located in College Park, MD (Headquarters), Ridge, NY, and Washington, DC.

American Physiological Society

The American Physiological Society  (APS) is a nonprofit devoted to fostering education, scientific research, and dissemination of information in the physiological sciences. Since 1887, the APS has played a major role in the progress of science and the advancement of biomedical knowledge. In the years since the Society was founded by five noted scientists, the APS has grown to approximately 11,000 members. The APS sponsors one general scientific meeting in the spring that is devoted to the dissemination of newly acquired scientific information. The spring Experimental Biology Meeting is held in conjunction with other societies that are members of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). The APS is also a major publisher of journals and books on physiology. The journals of the APS include the American Journal of Physiology, the Journal of Applied Physiology, Physiological Genomics, the Journal of Neurophysiology, and Physiological Reviews. All of the journals are currently available online with the assistance of HighWire Press. The APS, in conjunction with the International Union of Physiological Sciences, also publishes a trends-type journal, entitled Physiology. Most recently, APS launched an open access journal, Physiological Reports, in partnership with The Physiological Society (UK) and the Scandinavian Physiological Society.  In addition, APS posted all the content of its journals, back to 1898, online for the benefit of and use by scientists worldwide.

The APS also has an extensive education program designed to increase the participation of young people in the biomedical sciences including the physiological sciences. Since 1990, the APS has been providing high school and middle school teachers with an opportunity to work in a research laboratory. In addition, since 1966, the APS has been providing fellowships to minority students interested in working in the physiological sciences. In recognition of the Society’s commitment to developing the next generation of scientists, APS received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) in 2004. In addition, the APS regularly sponsors approximately two – three additional meetings per year, called the APS Conferences.

American Psychological Association

The American Psychological Association (APA) is the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. APA’s mission is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people's lives. With more than 117,500 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as members, APA is the world's largest association of psychologists. The APA broadly disseminates knowledge through journals, books, abstract services, databases such as PsycINFO, and the PsycNET platform. In addition, the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association® is the style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences. APA’s high-quality publications and databases offer access to relevant scientific information on psychological theory, empirical research, and clinical practice.

American Society of Agronomy

The Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies (ACSESS) is an association of prominent international scientific societies. ACSESS was created by and is composed of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), and the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA). For more information, visit:

The ACSESS Digital Library is a complete collection of all content published by the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America and American Society of Animal Science. The Digital Library makes it possible to search, browse, research, comment on, and share all of our published literature in one convenient place.

The Digital Library is a vital component in serving our mission and our membership by providing innovative, valuable resources for the betterment of our community, and our world.

American Society of Civil Engineers

The American Society of Civil Engineers represents more than 150,000 civil engineers worldwide and is America's oldest national engineering society. ASCE stands at the forefront of a profession that plans, designs, constructs, and operates society’s economic and social engine – the built environment – while protecting and restoring the natural environment. The Society is a leading provider of technical and professional conferences and continuing education, the world’s largest publisher of civil engineering content, and an authoritative source for codes and standards that protect the public.

Anadem Publishing

Anadem Publishing provides information services in healthcare, law and business. We have addressed the information needs of professionals in these fields with newsletters, books, conferences and client-specific publications.

Apple Academic Press Inc.

Apple Academic Press, Inc., is an independent international publisher focusing on academic and professional books in STEM and other fields. Covering fields from nanotechnology to agricultural science, from hospitality and tourism to mathematics and computer science, Apple Academic Press is committed to publishing quality books. Founded in 2008, AAP currently has over 340 titles in print, with an additional 125+ in production or in press now. AAP’s books are in print and in ebook format and are available through major ebook vendors. AAP’s titles are copublished and distributed by CRC Press, a member of T&F Group.

Aries Systems

Aries Systems’ innovative workflow solutions transform the way scholarly publishers bring high-value content to the world. Publish faster, publish smarter, with Aries Systems.

Association of Medical Illustrators

The Association of Medical Illustrators furthers the use of visual media to advance life sciences, medicine, and healthcare through a worldwide network of specialized interdisciplinary professionals. The Association of Medical Illustrators is recognized as the premier global resource for promoting the power of visual media to advance scientific understanding, communication, education, and research.  We are key partners in the process of scientific discovery, knowledge transfer, and innovation. The AMI is comprised of over 800 members across 4 continents. Historically, our roots are in medical textbook and journal publishing. Now, as technology and digital media transform both science and communication, AMI members are on the leading edge of this dynamic multidisciplinary frontier.

Atlantis Press

Atlantis Press is a global open access publisher of scientific, technical and medical (STM) content. Our company mission is to support the advancement of scientific, technical and medical research by contributing to a more efficient and effective dissemination and exchange of knowledge both for the research community and society at large.

Atlantis Press publishes Books, Proceedings and Journals across various STM disciplines and currently has over 70,000 published open access articles on its platform. We also provide publishing services to third-party STM content owners, such as Learned Societies and Universities, as well as publishing consultancy services within the broader STM information industry. Founded in 2006, Atlantis Press has its headquarters in Paris with additional offices in Amsterdam, Hong Kong and Beijing.


Atypon develops software essential to the business of online publishing. Literatum, its online publishing platform, possesses a unique combination of easy-to-use tools and automated technologies that put publishers in direct control of the management, marketing, and sale of their online publications. Literatum websites attract and engage users through targeted content and a personalized user experience that extends site visits and converts visitors into subscribers, thereby expanding readership, increasing revenues, and elevating a digital brand’s industry impact. Atypon is home to more journals, content, and websites than any other technology company. Its customers include Elsevier, the American Chemical Society and SAGE. Founded in 1996, Atypon is headquartered in Silicon Valley, with offices in New York City and Europe.

Baishideng Publishing Group

Baishideng Publishing Group (BPG), founded on January 15, 1993, is a professional publisher of medical journals that is dedicated to discovering and disseminating knowledge.

BPG currently publishes 43 clinical medical journals, covering a wide range of topics including internal medicine, pediatrics, neurology, psychiatry, dermatology, medical imaging, clinical laboratory diagnostics, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, ophthalmology, otorhinolaryngology, oncology, sports medicine, anesthesiology, and emergency medicine.

BPG follows the Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors and Publishers developed by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), implements the policy of single-blind peer review and online open access publishing for all journals, and releases along with each published manuscript the corresponding peer-review report, authors’ answers to reviewers, institutional ethics approval document(s), and CrossCheck detection report.

All BPG journals process manuscripts using the self-developed F6Publishing system. This web-based platform is a modern publishing system that integrates the functions of online peer review, manuscript production, manuscript release, and management of highly influential experts, editorial board members, invited manuscripts, publishing fee, and production fee.


BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, publishes business, management and IT books as well as text books in support of international professional IT qualifications. As the professional membership and accreditation body for IT, BCS serves over 70,000 members.


Bioscientifica is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Society for Endocrinology.  Bioscientifica collaborates with leading biomedical societies to publish and develop journals that have high impact, a wide reach, and a healthy financial return. We proactively carry out market research, carefully listen to our stakeholders, and respond to changes in the publishing landscape, to create high-quality publications that meet the needs of the biomedical community. Our publishing portfolio includes high-impact subscription titles, open-access journals and online resources.

Bioscientifica exists to advance medicine and the biological sciences and redistributes all profits back to these communities... profit for good.


BMJ is a healthcare knowledge provider. We advance healthcare worldwide by sharing knowledge and expertise to improve experiences and outcomes. Along with our world renowned flagship title, The BMJ, we also offer over 60 specialty journals and a world-leading collection of digital professional development resources. Our unique digital tools help healthcare professionals support their decisions and improve the quality of healthcare delivery.


Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading international academic publisher with a focus on Humanities, Social Sciences and International Law. With offices in Leiden, Boston and Singapore, Brill today publishes 265 journals and close to 1000 new books and reference works each year, available in both print and electronic form. Brill also markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV

British Small Animal Veterinary Association

The British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) exists to promote excellence in small animal practice through education and science. The BSAVA publishes a highly regarded series of manuals designed for the busy practitioner, featuring practical and highly illustrated information in a user-friendly format, together with a veterinary formulary and other publications.

Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing

Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing is a new company founded by Rob Burleigh and Francis Dodds, formerly of the award winning Woodhead Publishing team. Woodhead Publishing was admired by researchers and the publishing industry for its quality and customer focussed publications.

Burleigh Dodds will deliver high quality agricultural science content in print and online formats for the academic and research communities helping researchers address how to feed a growing population.


CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International) is an international not-for-profit organization that improves people’s lives worldwide by providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment. As part of its mission CABI publishes many key scientific information resources, including the world renowned CAB Abstracts - the leading abstracting and indexing database in the applied life sciences - as well as the Global Health database, Compendia, books, eBooks and full text electronic resources. CABI also helps organizations create open access publications through its unique expertise in this field.

Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press dates from 1534 and is part of the University of Cambridge. Our mission is to unlock people's potential with the best learning and research solutions.

Our vision is a world of learning and research inspired by Cambridge, where:

   * We enable people to achieve success by providing the best learning and research solutions
   * We support our customers through continually improved content, experiences and care
   * We use our profit for purpose, contributing to society by furthering the mission of our University

Playing a leading role in today's global market place, we have over 50 offices around the globe, and we distribute our products to nearly every country in the world.

Cardiotext Publishing

Cardiotext Publishing, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is an independent print and digital publisher specializing in the field of cardiovascular medicine. Our cardiology books, well regarded and studied by allied health professionals and physicians, are written by internationally recognized physician-authors, and cover the areas of electrophysiology, cardiac anatomy, ECGs, congenital heart disease, heart failure, and other topics in cardiac medicine.

ChemTec Publishing

ChemTec Publishing contributes to the progress and the application of polymers, plastics, and rubber by delivering the most comprehensive information that fosters advancement in research and application.

Our customers work in government, scientific societies, industry, and universities in over 70 countries and we serve them with innovative literature and the most modern techniques for information retrieval such as expertly organized books, searchable CD-ROM products, property modeling software, and on-line editions that are part of large library collections. These sources of information are not only comprehensive; they also enhance productivity of their users.


CHORUS advances sustainable public access to content reporting on funded research.   A non-profit membership organization, CHORUS provides services, open APIs, best practices, and partnerships that support publishers, funders, and academic institutions by:

  • Directing users to the best available versions of peer-reviewed articles, on official publication sites
  • Monitoring and auditing each content record for public-access status, reuse license terms availability, and long-term archival and preservation arrangements
  • Reporting on funder-requirements compliance via public and member dashboards
  • Reducing compliance-administration burden and overhead
  • Maximizing interoperability by employing widely used standards and infrastructure

Ensuring the integrity and sustainability of the scholarly record through partnerships with trusted archives

Clarivate Analytics

Clarivate Analytics combines expertise with technology to deliver solutions that guide you through the research ecosystem supporting your role from start to finish. With our tools, search and discover, author and collaborate with a range of solutions for reference management, publish, manage and evaluate.

Clarivate Analytics is the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. They combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver solutions that support the full research ecosystem to help reach your goals and broaden your impact.  With curated and unbiased information, they can intelligently guide you through the research ecosystem, supporting your role within scholarly research, or publishing and analysis—from start to finish. With their tools, seamlessly search and discover, author and collaborate, publish and present, manage and evaluate.

Clarke & Company

Clarke & Company is a management consulting firm working at the intersection of business, technology, and content. Specializing in scientific, technical, and medical (STM) and professional publishing, we focus in three related areas: digital strategy, product development, and marketing and market research. Our collective experience has given us a view that is both broad and deep in terms of understanding of the landscape of professional publishing, its technologies, the evolving needs of the professionals it serves, and the business models employed across the industry.

Copernicus Publications

Dedicated to open access, Copernicus Publications publishes 38 highly reputable peer-reviewed scientific journals that are freely available online. The German company has been a partner of scientists and societies since 1988 and launched its first open-access journal in 2001. It has played a leading role in the development of Interactive Public Peer ReviewTM. With a clear focus on in-house services, Copernicus promotes the work of scientists worldwide in the most personal and effective way.

Copyright Agency

Copyright Agency is a not-for-profit organisation that provides simple licensing solutions that allow the use copyright-protected words and images. Fees from licences are paid to our 30,000 creator members, who including authors, journalists, publishers, visual artists, photographers, cartoonists and illustrators and surveyors.

We also have agreements with International Affiliates to license the use of foreign content here, and collect licence fees for Australian content used overseas.

Find out more about us.

Copyright Clearance Center

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) and its subsidiary RightsDirect are global leaders in content workflow and rights licensing technology. CCC solutions provide anytime, anywhere content access, usage rights and information management while promoting and protecting the interests of copyright holders. We serve more than 35,000 customers and 15,000 copyright holders worldwide, and manage more than 950 million rights from the world’s most sought-after journals, books, blogs, movies and more. Since 2008, CCC has been named one of the top 100 companies that matter most in the digital content industry by EContent Magazine.

Copyright Licensing Agency

The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) is the recognized UK collective rights licensing body for text and images from book, journal and magazine content.  We provide rights, content and licensing services to customers in the academic, professional and public sectors. We perform collective licensing on behalf of the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society Ltd (ALCS), the Publishers’ Licensing Society (PLS) and other copyright owners.  With streamlined workflow systems and over 30 years’ experience in our core markets, we’re uniquely positioned to help our customers access, copy and share the content they need, while making sure copyright owners are paid due royalties.


We are Crossref, a not-for-profit membership organization for scholarly publishing working to make content easy to find, link, cite, and assess. We do it in five ways: rallying the community; tagging metadata; running a shared infrastructure; playing with new technology; and making tools and services to improve research communications.

CSIRO Publishing

CSIRO Publishing operates as an independent science and technology publisher with a global reputation for quality products and services. Established as a stand-alone business unit in 1996, our internationally recognized publishing program covers a wide range of scientific disciplines, including agriculture, the plant and animal sciences, and environmental management.

Our product range includes journals, books and magazines. We publish content in print and online, and our editorial standards and production methods are at the forefront of e-publishing standards. Our journals are all peer-reviewed, and many have been publishing articles for over 40 years.

De Gruyter

De Gruyter has been publishing first-class scholarship for more than 260 years. Headquartered in Berlin, the company group releases over 1,300 new titles each year in the humanities, social sciences, medicine, natural sciences, and law; publishes more than 750 journals; and offers a wide range of digital media. The company group includes the imprints De Gruyter Akademie Forschung, Birkhäuser, De Gruyter Mouton, De Gruyter Oldenbourg, De Gruyter Open, and De Gruyter Saur.

Delta Think

Delta Think is a business and technology consulting firm focused on innovation and growth in scholarly publishers and membership organizations. We work with clients to gain insight into their customers’ needs, define their digital strategy, build their product and services portfolio, implement new tools and technologies, and develop new skills and expertise. Our team has expertise in market research, business and digital strategy formulation, risk assessment and mitigation, process definition and reengineering, technology assessment and planning, vendor selection, and project implementation management. We help organizations manage to change!

Digital Science

Digital Science is a technology company working to make scientific research more efficient. Our software helps to support researchers at every stage of the research cycle to ensure they can work more smartly and discover more. Our tools are developed for researchers by researchers who have faced the same challenges and who want to change the way science is done.


EBSCO is the world’s largest intermediary between libraries and publishers. EBSCO provides core intermediary services for publishers to assist with administrative tasks and reduce costs and administrative burdens with EBSCO subscription management. EBSCO also helps drive awareness of publisher content by providing an intuitive platform for direct access to information for end users. EBSCO partners with thousands of publishers and content providers to license hundreds of thousands of titles

EDP Sciences

EDP Sciences is an international STM publisher, fully dedicated to the services of authors, readers and librarians. It works closely with the scientific world, it’s owned by learned societies. It specializes in the communication and dissemination of scientific information to specialist and general audiences.  Our publishing activity – which dates back to 1920 – includes more than 55 academic journals mainly in English and 20 magazines in print and online which are read worldwide, as well as about a hundred websites. We publish in fields as diverse as physics, astronomy, mathematics, materials and engineering, life sciences and health.


Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. We help researchers make new discoveries, collaborate with their colleagues, and give them the knowledge they need to find funding. We help governments and universities evaluate and improve their research strategies. We help doctors save lives, providing insight for physicians to find the right clinical answers, and we support nurses and other healthcare professionals throughout their careers.

Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirectScopusSciValClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray’s Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries.

Emerald Group Publishing

Founded in 1967, Emerald today manages a range of digital products, a portfolio of nearly 300 journals, more than 2,500 books and over 450 teaching cases. More than 3,000 Emerald articles are downloaded every hour of every day. The network of contributors includes over 100,000 advisers, authors and editors. Globally, Emerald has an extraordinary reach with 12 offices worldwide and more than 4,000 customers in over 120 countries. Emerald is COUNTER 4 compliant. It is also a partner of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and works with the Portico, CLOCKSS and the LOCKSS initiatives for digital archive preservation. It also works in close collaboration with a number of organizations and associations worldwide


Enago is a trusted provider of author services in the global research community. Since 2005, Enago has worked with authors in more than 125 countries helping them get closer to their research and publication objectives. We also work with several leading publishers, societies and universities worldwide, primarily to facilitate their author support objectives. In addition, leveraging our extensive experience in author services and as part of our global outreach program, we create and disseminate comprehensive and easy-to-follow educational content for the scholarly community through our online Enago Academy platform as well as on-site author training workshops.

Enago has offices in Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, Shanghai, Bristol, Istanbul, Kuwait, Montreal and New York.

Endocrine Society

Founded in 1916, the Endocrine Society is the world’s oldest, largest, and most active organization devoted to research on hormones and the clinical practice of endocrinology. The Society works to foster a greater understanding of endocrinology amongst the general public and practitioners of complementary medical disciplines, and to promote the interests of all endocrinologists at the international scientific research and health policy levels of government.

European Respiratory Society

The European Respiratory Society (ERS), the leading professional organisation in its field in Europe, seeks to raise awareness of lung health and improve prevention, management and treatment of lung disease. ERS activities comprise organising an annual congress and other events, devising and making available educational materials through distance learning or seminars, and publishing a series of landmark medical journals and books.

Exeter Premedia Services

Exeter Premedia Services (Exeter) provides value-added services designed to help publishers achieve their objective of building quality publications in short production cycles. Our approach is to deliver “unexpected simplicity”, redefine the expectations publishing companies have for their vendors and become an integral partner in their growth. Exeter has been involved in providing full supplier services for several STM, HSS and Academic publishers.  Kriya, our unified cloud-based publishing solution, aims to simplify the publishing process and provide publishers with a single-source window that can transform content in any input format to virtually any desired output format.


fullstopp is a publishing consultancy and portfolio company that includes start-ups like Knowledge Unlatched and Sample of Science. fullstopp is specialized in academic publishing and offers consulting services around strategy, M&A, and investments for middle-sized and larger academic publishers as well as libraries.

Future Science Group

Founded in 2001, Future Science Group (FSG) is a progressive publisher focused on breakthrough medical, biotechnological, and scientific research.  FSG’s portfolio includes two imprints, Future Science and Future Medicine.  Both publish eBooks and journals.  In addition to this core publishing business, FSG develops specialist eCommunities. Key titles and sites include Bioanalysis Zone, Epigenomics, Nanomedicine and the award-winning Regenerative Medicine. The aim of FSG is to service the advancement of clinical practice and drug research by enhancing the efficiency of communications among clinicians, researchers and decision-makers, and by providing innovative solutions to their information needs.  This is achieved through a customer-centric approach, use of new technologies, products that deliver value-for-money and uncompromisingly high standards.

Gadget Software

Gadget Software brings your content to the dominant digital medium: mobile. We are re-imagining the delivery of the Scholarly Journal so that your readers interact with the content more dynamically than ever before – anytime, anywhere.  We are putting the modern-day researcher at the center of our design.  By improving access, search, and reference/citation support, Gadget Software is improving the overall utility of the scholarly article. Visit us and learn more at:


GeoScienceWorld, a nonprofit collaborative, is a comprehensive and cost-effective online resource providing a single source of access to expertly curated geoscience content in 46 journals from 28 leading societies, as well as 1,180+ eBooks, all fully integrated with GeoRef.   

Our mission is to promote and advance geoscience information for researchers and their societies. We identify and meet emerging demands for digital services and seek innovative methods for sharing knowledge among a global audience. We continue to add high-quality scholarship and interactive capabilities to our research platforms and to develop tools that improve resource discovery and use, in order to support the work of future generations of geoscientists.

Greenhouse Associates

Greenhouse Associates is a research and consulting firm that works exclusively with publishers and information companies in the STM, business, professional, and academic markets.  Working on behalf of providers of content, software, and services, our work spans a wide range of strategic needs, including customer research, market analysis, competitive analysis, product strategy, pricing, strategic marketing, win-loss analysis, and portfolio assessment.  More information about our team, clients, and capabilities can be found by visiting our website.

Henry Stewart Talks

Henry Stewart Talks is a leading provider of specially prepared online lectures and case studies for business schools, universities, and companies in over 60 countries.  The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection contains over 2000 lectures by experts on topics within oncology, genetics, metabolism, pharmaceutical science, cell biology, immunology, neurology, and microbiology. The Business & Management Collection contains over 900 lectures and case studies by experts on topics from finance & economics, global business management, strategy, technology & operations, leadership, and sales & marketing. 

The collections are continuously updated and may be easily embedded in VLEs such as Moodle and Blackboard.

Highwire Press Inc.

HighWire Press, Inc. delivers technology solutions to leading publishers that disseminate scholarly research worldwide. HighWire serves its global customers from offices in the US and the UK. HighWire’s consultative approach provides valuable strategic input for publishers with a range of professional services, innovative open platform technologies and support services. Product and service offerings include digital content development and hosting services; BenchPress, a leading peer-review manuscript submission system; and Vizors, a unique suite of visual analytics tools for bringing publishing insights.


Hogrefe is the leading European scientific publisher for psychology, psychotherapy and psychiatry. The fields of nursing, healthcare and medicine supplement this core programme. In addition to the main publishing house in Göttingen, Germany, 10 other publishing houses in Europe and two sites overseas belong to the publishing group. Hogrefe is an independent family company that employs approximately 300 employees. Included in Hogrefe’s publishing library are 2,500 reference, specialist and textbooks; in addition, there are approximately 220 new editions annually. Over 40 magazines for science and practice cover all the publisher’s topic areas. A special feature of the programme includes about 1,300 psychological test measures, training, consulting and specific digital solutions.


Hypothesis is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the development and spread of open annotation technologies and practices that enable anyone to annotate anywhere. Use Hypothesis to discuss, collaborate, organize research, or take personal notes. Publishers embed Hypothesis in their platforms to support pre-publication workflows like peer review and post-publication engagement with invited experts and general readers. Scientists and researchers use Hypothesis to engage with documents and their peers, organize research, and embed related resources on top of existing texts. Educators and students in K12 and higher education annotate with Hypothesis to embed teaching and learning directly in digital content.

ICE Publishing

ICE Publishing, established in 1836, provides trusted and authoritative information in the fields of civil engineering, construction and materials science to academics, researchers and practitioners worldwide.  The publishing arm of the Institution of Civil Engineers, ICE Publishing produces a wide range of publications that disseminate best practice, expert advice, and ground-breaking research.

The ICE Virtual Library is the world’s most comprehensive online civil engineering resource and hosts all of ICE Publishing's e-content including:

  • over 1400 eBooks
  • 34 peer-reviewed journals
  • Archives dating back to 1836.

Ictect, Inc.

Ictect offers a patented, cloud-based XML automation software and Microsoft Word-based editing tools for Journals and Books. Our software reduces JATS XML conversion cost and improves compliance with Style Guide.

Ictect customers include Air Force Departmental Publishing Office (AFDPO), Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), Army Publishing Directorate (APD), Government Printing Office (GPO), The World Bank, The City University of New York (CUNY), State Department, General Services Administration (GSA), LAM Research, NetApp and Nelnet Peterson's.

For more information about Ictect and its offerings, please visit:


IEEE Publishing makes the exchange of technical knowledge possible with integrity, accuracy, the highest quality, and the greatest impact.  Our readers find the origin of a technology in a conference paper, see it mature in a journal article, get an overview in our magazine articles or books, and find the industry standards necessary for technology implementation.   The core purpose of IEEE is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.  As the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology, we provide peer-reviewed and unbiased information that helps enhance the quality of life for all people.  IEEE is committed to providing the world with convenient, timely, and affordable access to scholarly and professional publications and to wide dissemination of research results.

Igaku-Shoin Ltd

Since our founding in 1944, Igaku-Shoin has been consistently committed to publishing an extensive range of publications in the areas of medical and life sciences useful to physicians, dentists, medical researchers, nurses, pharmacologists, clinical laboratory technicians, physical and occupational therapists and X-ray technicians, as well as textbooks and references essential to students aiming to work in these professions.

We provide professional information both through conventional print media such as books and journals and electronic delivery of the contents over the Internet as a means of information transmission. We also provide information to our readers through portable electronic dictionaries and information terminals. Igaku-Shoin believes it important to study the various ways of sending complex and sophisticated medical information to those seeking it by making use of the respective characteristics and functions of print and electronic media, and delivery to our readers in accessible forms. Editorial planning, information processing and production and distribution and sales are three major pillars supporting the publication of professional books. With decades of history and experience as such a publisher, we will continue to expand our publication activities while maintaining the balance of these three pillars.

IJS Publishing Group

IJS Publishing Group was established in 2003 with the launch of the International Journal of Surgery.  Since then it has launched IJS Case Reports in 2010, Elsevier’s first open access journal and now the largest publisher of surgical case reports.  There are now 10 journals in the portfolio, including the first dedicated surgical protocols journal and the first journal publishing negative results in surgery; IJS Short Reports.  It also launched the first global research registry for 15 years in 2015 with the Research Registry ( which has now registered over 2,500 studies involving 8 million patients from over 80 countries.

IK International Publishing House

IK International Publishing House is committed to provide its readers –students, faculties, researchers and professionals the best of services and quality in terms of publishing and spreading knowledge all over the world. Our core area of publication is Science & Technology which we cater in all the segments of the educational market through our reference works, monographs, textbooks and journals. Our broad spectrum of subjects includes Life Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology, Economics, Finance, Business Management, Psychology, Humanities and Social Sciences, Hotel Management, Food Science & Technology and Medicine.

Impelsys Inc.

Impelsys is a leading provider of technology solutions and services for content publishers, learning providers and enterprises – managing content and learning delivery on its flagship platform – iPublishCentral Suite, The World’s Most Comprehensive Read-to-Learn Solution.

Impelsys provides end-to-end solutions across digital product life cycle; from content and courseware production, enrichment, transformation, monetization to delivery and mobility.

Institution of Engineering and Technology

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is one of the world’s largest engineering institutions with over 167,000 members in 150 countries. It is also the most interdisciplinary – to reflect the increasingly diverse nature of engineering in the 21st century. Energy, transport, manufacturing, information and communications, and the built environment: the IET covers them all. The IET is working to engineer a better world by inspiring, informing and influencing our members, engineers and technicians, and all those who are touched by, or touch, the work of engineers. We want to build the profile of engineering and change outdated perceptions about engineering in order to tackle the skills gap. This includes encouraging more women to become engineers and growing the number of engineering apprentices.


Founded in 2004, IntechOpen, the first native scientific publisher of Open Access books, gives scientific thinking its home by combining its collaborative technology with publishing expertise for peer-reviewed scholarly content. With IntechOpen's collection of more than 3300 academic books indexed in major scientific databases, the research professional community of editors, authors, funders and librarians benefit from Open Access dissemination, ensuring faster spreading of knowledge and advancement of discovery. The company's global headquarters is in London, UK.

International Commission on Illumination (CIE)

The International Commission on Illumination - also known as the CIE from its French title, the Commission Internationale de l´Eclairage - is devoted to worldwide cooperation and the exchange of information on all matters relating to the science and art of light and lighting, colour and vision, photobiology and image technology.

With strong technical, scientific and cultural foundations, the CIE is an independent, non-profit organization that serves member countries on a voluntary basis. Since its inception in 1913, the CIE has become a professional organization and has been accepted as representing the best authority on the subject and as such is recognized by ISO as an international standardization body.

IOP Publishing

IOP Publishing provides publications through which leading-edge scientific research is distributed worldwide. Beyond our traditional journals programme, we make high-value scientific information easily accessible through an ever-evolving portfolio of books, community websites, magazines, conference proceedings and a multitude of electronic services. IOP Publishing is central to the Institute of Physics, a not-for-profit society. Any financial surplus earned by IOP Publishing goes to support science through the activities of the Institute. Go to or follow us on Twitter @IOPPublishing.

IOS Press

IOS Press is an independent, international STM publishing house established in 1987, serving the information needs of scientific and medical communities worldwide. Ios Press publishes more than 100 international journals and approximately 75 book titles each year on subjects ranging from computer sciences and mathematics to medicine and the natural sciences.  Guided by our core staff in Amsterdam, we manage a global network of contacts who all actively contribute to our business.

Since the STM publishing industry is rapidly changing, we devote substantial resources into staying on top of new technologies and into driving innovation.

IWA Publishing

IWA Publishing is a leading international publisher of water, wastewater and environmental publications. We offer a high-quality, cost-effective service with information delivery in both print and digital format providing researchers and professionals with up to date and authoritative resources. Our portfolio includes 13 Impact Factor leading journals within the field including Water Research (in collaboration with Elsevier) and Water Science & Technology. Our book programme includes cutting edge, high quality research for academics as well as reference works and manuals of practice for professionals.


Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy® (JOSPT®).  Scientifically rigorous, clinically relevant content for physical therapists and others in the health care community to advance musculoskeletal and sports-related practice globally. Published monthly in print and online. 37,000 individual and institutional subscribers, with website sessions approaching 120,000 per month. Available in PDF and full-text formats; videos and other supplementary materials accompany selected articles; seamless delivery to mobile devices including tablets and smartphones. Peer reviewed and indexed in PubMed/Medline and CINAHL. The official journal of the Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy Sections of the American Physical Therapy Association and a recognized journal of 37 professional organizations in 27 countries.

Karger Publishers

Based in Basel, Switzerland, Karger Publishers is a globally active medical and scientific publishing company. Independent and family-run in the fourth generation, Karger is dedicated to serving the information needs of the scientific community with high-quality content across medical specialties and related fields. With a strong focus on basic and clinical research, Karger books and peer-reviewed journals are mainly published in English and available in print and online. CEO Gabriella Karger leads the publishing company (est. 1890) as well as the affiliated subscription agency and bookstore. The company maintains 13 offices around the globe and employs 250 people worldwide.

Ke Ai

Founded by two of the world’s leading STM publishers, China Science Publishing & Media (Science Press) and Elsevier, KeAi will publish world-class English language scientific journals.

Ke Ai - bringing together the evolution of scientific research with world-leading publishing expertise and innovation.

Building on traditional and long-established publishing principals:
Combining almost two centuries of knowledge and experience between Ke Ai’s founders, China Science Publishing & Media Ltd and Elsevier, Ke Ai will help publish independently peer-reviewed journals of international scientific merit.

Enhance global visibility and access to scientific research:
Utilizing the latest publishing technology, along with innovative new tools, to expand research accessibility to all.

Publication of world-class academic journals:
Development of top-tier journals to aid the advancement and application of scientific research.


Kudos provides a free platform for researchers to manage communications around their publications, and gives researchers, their publishers and institutions, a rich understanding of which channels and activities are most effective for broadening reach and impact – across multiple publishers and tools. Researchers use Kudos to explain work in plain language and generate trackable links for sharing via email, web and social networks; these enable communications to be mapped against views, downloads, altmetrics and citations. Publishers and institutions use Kudos to surface these communications, understand what effect they have, and learn how best they in turn can support researchers’ efforts.


For over a decade, organizations around the world have come to rely on MarkLogic to power their innovative information applications. As the world’s experts at integrating data from silos, MarkLogic’s operational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL database platform empowers our customers to build next generation applications on a unified, 360-degree view of their data. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, MarkLogic has offices throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Australia. For more information, please visit


Maverick is a specialist consultancy and outsource services company designed specifically for the publishing industry. We focus on providing high-level e-publishing strategy development; strategic and operational marketing and sales; market research; product, content and technical consultancy; and distributor / partner relations support for publishers and vendors in all markets. The Maverick team are specialists with specific expertise across all areas of print and digital information. We supply customized project based or interim management services that can be tailored to individual customers' needs. Maverick resources cover EMEA, Middle East, USA, Latin / South America as well as Asia Pacific.

McGraw-Hill Professional

McGraw-Hill Education’s Professional division is a leading provider of essential information and expert guidance across the fields of medicine, science, engineering, technology, test preparation, and business.  Our content is available in a multitude of formats, including innovative digital solutions that are designed to accelerate the learning process through engaging experiences.  For generations, millions of professionals, students, and lifelong learners have relied on our products to enhance their skills and expand their knowledge.


MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute) is an academic open access publisher with over 160 open access journals in 10 different scientific fields. Since its founding in 1996, MDPI has grown into an established publishing house with editorial offices in Basel (Switzerland), Barcelona (Spain), Beijing and Wuhan (China). All MDPI articles are published in open access, distributed under a Creative Commons License, and freely accessible to readers. As a proud member of COPE, STM and OASPA, MDPI enforces rigorous peer-review and adheres to strict ethical policies and standards.

Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Morgan & Claypool is an independent book publisher for the Engineering, Computer Science & Information, Life Sciences, and Physics research communities. We publish 75 to 150 page “lectures,” which are longer and more detailed than journal articles but not as unwieldy as handbooks or monographs. We are a firmly established and trusted provider of overviews on critical research or development topics written (and edited) by expert contributors to the field. Morgan & Claypool offers content in a wide variety of options including print, individual eBooks (PDF, ePub, mobi), and scalable digital libraries for institutions.


MyScienceWork – Global Platform for Researchers, Institutions and Publishers 

The comprehensive platform serves the needs of individual members eager to search, access and share research.

Based on 70 million scientific publications, 12 million patents from thousands of institutional repositories and publishers databases, MyScienceWork develops solutions that help publishers and research institutions to manage, measure, analyze and promote their content. 

MyScienceWork help publishers and institutions build solutions to analyze and boost their content’s visibility and impact. MyScienceWork’s services include : metadata extraction and enhancement, trend analysis, expert identification, archiving solution.


Since its foundation in 1879, Nankodo’s main business remains as medical publishing and importing. Annually produce around 110 new medical related books including professional, references, textbooks and translations. We also have five successful journals in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Thoracic Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery and Cancer Nursing. Through the sales of NEJM ad pages to pharma industry our International Department has added the active function of medical communication agent to the conventional sales of English journal subscriptions and major books. Nankodo is proud of effective collaboration of domestic publishing and international business.

Optical Society (OSA)

Founded in 1916, The Optical Society (OSA) is the leading professional association in optics and photonics, home to accomplished science, engineering, and business leaders from all over the world.  Through world-renowned publications, meetings, and membership programs, OSA provides quality information and inspiring interactions that power achievements in the science of light.


Overleaf is an academic authorship tool that allows seamless collaboration and effortless manuscript submission, all underpinned by cloud-technology.  By providing an intuitive online collaborative writing and publishing platform, Overleaf is making the process of writing, editing and publishing scientific documents quicker and easier. Researchers and academics can now write, collaborate, and publish with a single click, directly from the Overleaf web-app. Publishers and Institutions are partnering with Overleaf to provide customized writing templates, simple reference tool linking, and one-click publishing submission links.  Overleaf brings the scientific documentation process into a Google-docs like environment, developed to seamlessly connect the academic and publishing workflows from writing-to-review-to-publication.

Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) publishes the highest quality journals and delivers this research to the widest possible audience. OUP prides itself on being both a part of and a partner in the academic community. A department of the University of Oxford, OUP draws on a prestigious research heritage and a deep understanding of the wants and needs of researchers and academics.

Pan Stanford Publishing

Driven by its passion for quality publishing, Pan Stanford Publishing caters to a broad range of topics, including, but not limited to, science, technology, and medicine. We aim to provide authors an ideal platform to showcase their research and introduce readers from academia and industry to the latest developments and the state of the art. At Pan Stanford, authors’ and readers’ satisfaction is paramount, and we are on a constant endeavor to reinvent ourselves to provide them the best experience.

PHI Learning

PHI Learning is a leading Indian academic publisher. Established in 1963 with the motto of Helping Teachers to Teach and Students to Learn, PHI is committed to publish low-cost high-quality affordable texts for the students across the globe. 

In fifty-three years of publishing, PHI has brought out more than 5000 titles under the imprint Eastern Economy Editions in virtually all disciplines - engineering, sciences, management, computer science, Business/Economics, IT, humanities or social sciences. PHI Learning also has publishing partnerships with the world-acclaimed University Presses like MIT, Microsoft Press, American Management Association, M.E. Sharpe, and a host of other international publishers.


PMPH-USA (People's Medical Publishing House—USA) was established in January 2008 in Shelton, Connecticut as the US subsidiary for People’s Medical Publishing House in Beijing, the leading medical publisher in China. We publish books in several areas of medicine and dentistry, including cardiology, dermatology, emergency medicine, gastroenterology, primary care medicine, obstetrics, oncology, oral medicine, oral surgery, pathology, pediatrics, plastic surgery, pulmonary disease, radiology, and vascular surgery. We also distribute books on Chinese Traditional Medicine published by PMPH Beijing.


Portico, a not-for-profit digital preservation service founded in 2002, has built a trusted and reliable community-based “dark” archive to address the preservation needs of the scholarly community.  Portico preserves content through three services—one for e-journals, one for e-books, and one for digitized historic/digital collections (d-collections). In addition, Portico participates in research that prepares for future preservation needs.

Currently, more than 25,000 e-journals, 650,000 e-books, and 150 digitized historical collections are committed for preservation in Portico.  Complete lists of content committed for preservation in the Portico archive can be found online at:

Portland Press

PORTLAND PRESS. Your science. Your publisher.

Community owned, Portland Press works in partnership with active researchers and information professionals to share knowledge and advance the life sciences. As an independent publisher wholly-owned by the Biochemical Society we are a strong voice, advocating for our international community and for molecular life science research.


ProQuest connects people with vetted, reliable information. Key to serious research, the company’s products are a gateway to the world’s knowledge including academic journals, dissertations, governmental and cultural archives, news, historical collections, and ebooks. ProQuest technologies serve users across the critical points in research, helping them discover, access, share, create, and manage information.

The company’s cloud-based technologies offer flexible solutions for librarians, students, and researchers through the ProQuest®, Bowker®, Coutts® information services, Dialog®, Ex Libris®, and SIPX® businesses – and notable research tools such as the RefWorks® citation and document management platform, the Pivot® research development tool, and ebrary®, EBL™ and MyiLibrary® ebook platforms. The company is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with offices around the world.

Publishers Solutions International (PSI)

PSI helps publishers to keep their online content secure.  Services include the investigation and prosecution of Subscription Fraud, IP Address Validation, Aggregator Health Checks, Sales Gap Analyses and Anti-bribery Compliance Programs.  Storing and using IPs as the prime method of library authentication is fraught with issues e.g. typos, expirations, abuse, fraud, inaccurate usage statistics and cumbersome change communications to name a few. In 2016, PSI will launch IP Registry, universally accessible in real-time to better serve the publisher and library communities in this respect.

Publishers' Licensing Services

Publishers' Licensing Services’ (PLS, formerly Publishers Licensing Society) core business is to manage collective licensing. PLS has been serving the collective interests of publishers since 1981 and it is owned and governed by four publisher trade associations.  Its new name is more reflective of the fact that PLS also responds to other demands from the publishing sector, always in ways that are consistent with its not-for-profit status.

Key activities are:

Collective licensing - PLS distributed over £34m to publishers in 2017/18 and have more than 3,600 publishers signed up.

PLS Permissions - a suite of services designed to help publishers optimise efficiencies in their permissions management processes and reduce the administrative burden

Access to Research – A service which provides free access to over 15 million academic articles in public libraries across the UK. More than 80% of UK local authorities have signed up.

Radcliffe Cardiology

Radcliffe Cardiology is an innovative media and publishing company that aims to assist in the continuous education of physicians within the cardiology fraternity, generating a range of clinical content through collaboration with leading cardiologists from around the globe. 

Providing a free access platform for peer-reviewed content from industry-leading review journals Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review (AER), Cardiac Failure Review (CFR), European Cardiology Review (ECR), Interventional Cardiology Review (ICR) and US Cardiology Review (USC) alongside other digital and multimedia content– aims to support physicians, clinicians and leading industry professionals in continuously developing their knowledge, effectiveness and productivity.  Radcliffe Cardiology also has a dedicated eLearning platform, RC Academy, which uses innovative platforms for digital webinars, live case broadcasting and video round table discussions which help our community of 58,000 cardiologists keep up-to-date with the latest opinion, guidance and innovation in cardiovascular medicine.


RCNi is a wholly owned subsidiary of the RCN. We provide essential resources that inspire and inform the whole nursing team to deliver best practice and exceptional patient care.  Available in print or digital format, our 11 journals contain the latest news and analysis, best practice and peer-reviewed clinical and research articles written by experts in their fields.  Among these is Nursing Standard, Europe’s most widely read weekly nursing journal.  Nursing Standard covers all nursing issues and specialties and has a history of campaigning to support nursing professionals.  Our other journals are all dedicated to a particular nursing specialty.

RedLink Inc.

RedLink, Inc., was established to deliver better data services to academic publishers and libraries, so they save time and streamline their collaborations. RedLink’s innovative solutions cut across platforms and help to unite the scholarly ecosystem.

RedLink Network is our free service to libraries and publishers, allowing them to connect and collaborate to resolve access and support issues with a community-driven offering. RedLink Network is a public benefit company.

RedLink’s subscription products include our Library Dashboard and our Publisher Dashboard. New products are in development.  Users of RedLink products gain new customer insights with less effort, maintain access for their constituents, and plan with more confidence.

Renew Publishing Consultants

Renew Publishing Consultants provide strategic consultancy to organizations involved in scholarly communication: publishers large and small, societies, intermediaries and libraries.

Our work helps our clients understand the fast-changing landscape of our industry, and helps them articulate, plan and deliver their vision for the future. Between us, we provide unrivalled and completely independent comprehensive knowledge of the entire publishing process, from author and funder right the way through to the reader.

We are a well-established team who have worked together for many years and through many projects, most recently, previous to our name change, as part of Simon Inger Consulting.

RFC Editor

The RFC series (ISSN 2070-1721) was originated in 1969 by Steve Crocker of UCLA, to organize the working notes of the ARPAnet research program. These notes developed into a series of over 7000 documents that describe the technical standards, information, and best common practices for the Internet. The RFC Editor is the editor and publisher for these documents, which are now produced as the outputs of the Internet Engineering Task Force, the Internet Architecture Board, the Internet Research Task Force, and as Independent Submissions.


Ringgold provides authoritative data and services to help our clients clean and maintain critical customer data. We power the transfer of institutional information and scholarly content throughout the supply chain.

Royal Society of Chemistry

The Royal Society of Chemistry is the world’s leading chemistry community, advancing excellence in the chemical sciences. With over 50,000 members and a publishing business that spans the globe, we are the UK’s professional body for chemical scientists; a not-for-profit organisation with 175 years of history and an international vision for the future. We promote, support and celebrate chemistry. We work to shape the future of the chemical sciences – for the benefit of science and humanity.

SAGE Publishing

Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE publishes more than 950 journals and over 800 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. Our growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC and Melbourne.


SalientContent’s mission is to partner with publishers of scholarly journals and provide high-quality administrative support and editorial services related to the peer review process, allowing editors, authors, and reviewers to focus on the scientific and technical aspects of publishing research.  SalientContent support professionals have broad expertise in that process, from the initial administrative checking of manuscripts, through securing substantive reviews, communicating decisions, and working with editors and publishers to resolve issues related to copyright and ethics.

Science Reviews 2000

Science Reviews 2000 is an independent, family owned academic publisher with more than 40 years of experience in providing world-class information to professional scientists across all disciplines. In addition to books we publish four journals, Journal of Chemical Research, Progress in Reaction Kinetics and Mechanism, Avian Biology Research and Science Progress. Together with an international team of editors and advisory board members, Science Reviews 2000 continues to provide a comprehensive publishing service to its authors and readers across both academia and industry.


ScienceOpen is a freely-accessible discovery and networking platform. State-of-the-art technology supports multi-dimensional search that connects the world’s knowledge and links it back to original sources. Thinking beyond open access ScienceOpen explores new ways to open up information sharing for the scholarly community while committed to working with all stakeholders within a legal framework. Our advanced search and discovery functions, combined with post-publication peer review, recommendation, social sharing, and collection-building features make ScienceOpen a one-stop research networking platform. Within this environment ScienceOpen offers hosting and marketing solutions for journals, publishers and institutions.


Scienceroot is a blockchain-based scientific ecosystem which combines all the functionalities required during the scientific discovery process. It integrates a social scientific network and marketplace, blockchain funding opportunities, timestamped scientific repositories and decentralized open access journals.

Our mission is to improve the research and academic community using the revolutionary features offered by blockchain technology.

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Scion Publishing

Scion was founded in 2003 with the aim of producing innovative books in the life and medical sciences, whilst offering a personal service to our authors, editors, and readers.  More than a decade later, we remain small, responsive and publishing great books.

Our books are designed to save our readers time and improve:

  • their chances of passing an exam
  • their understanding of complex subjects

Scion publishes:

  • concise textbooks for undergraduates in the life sciences
  • inspiring textbooks and revision aids for medical students
  • the best-selling MRCGP revision guides and practical handbooks for GPs

Scion publishes books that people need to buy!

Scrub Hill Press

Since 1994, Scrub Hill Press has been dedicated to publishing affordable, well-referenced medical handbooks. Since it was founded by Dr. John David Gordon (who remains as the sole employee of Scrub Hill Press) Scrub Hill Press has produced handbooks in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology and Cardiology. Scrub Hill Press is proud to be a member of the International Association of STM Publishers and appreciates the efforts of STM in addressing matters of importance to all publishers regardless of their size.

Seismological Society of America

The Seismological Society of America (SSA) was born in the aftershocks of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, as engineers, mathematicians and geologists united to learn more about the devastating event. From these earliest days, SSA has been committed to the science of seismology and sharing research with the public to help build an earthquake-aware world. The Society’s journals, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (BSSA) and Seismological Research Letters (SRL), are the leading source of peer-reviewed research in seismology and related disciplines.

Silverchair Information / Systems

Founded in 1993, Silverchair integrates and delivers scholarly and professional content from a single platform – journals, books, video, custom formats, and more. The Silverchair Platform provides distinctive online sites, unique products, and advanced technologies to STM and humanities publishers, professional societies, and the federal government, propelling their content to greater reach and impact.

SLACK Incorporated

SLACK Incorporated is a full-service medical publisher with roots reaching back to 1923. Our mission is to provide health care specialists worldwide with the information they need to stay informed and improve patient health. Covering more than 20 health care specialties, SLACK publishes leading medical, nursing, and allied health journals and newspapers, as well as more than 250 medical and allied health books. Designed with the specialty health care professional in mind, houses the content for all of our journal and newspaper titles, sales of professional textbooks, meeting registration, and custom web and educational projects.

SPI Global

SPi Global empowers leading publishers and content providers to maximize the value of their content by infusing technology, know-how, and innovation into their businesses. SPi Global provides its clients with a competitive advantage by creating unique strategies in redefining a business model, developing a new service offering and increasing operational efficiencies by introducing a system or redefining workflows.

With a complete suite of eBooks, Digital & Mobile, Interactive Widgets & Rich Media, Content Development, Semantic Enrichment, Content Technology, Customer Support and Analytics services, we help companies adapt to the rapidly changing demands and needs of their own customers through our unique and innovative solutions.   SPi Global is one of the world’s leading content and knowledge solutions providers with 35+ years of experience and over 22,000 employees worldwide, including the United States, the Netherlands, Philippines, India, Vietnam, China, Australia and Nicaragua.

Springer Nature

Springer Nature is a leading global research, educational and professional publisher, home to an array of respected and trusted brands providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services. Springer Nature is the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s most influential journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. The company numbers almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries. Springer Nature was formed in 2015 through the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media.

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Springer Publishing Company

A publishing pioneer celebrating 65 years in the industry, Springer Publishing Company is known as an innovative nursing, social sciences, and medical publisher. Our books have won numerous awards, from the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Awards, to the ALA Choice Awards and the highly selective AAP PROSE Awards, and we offer over one hundred top quality titles annually, in addition to more than twenty journals. In all of our publishing areas, we are passionate about providing the best textbooks, professional reference and clinical books, apps, and digital products to students, instructors, and professionals.

SPUR Infosolutions

SPUR Infosolutions was founded by industry experts to solve two main problems – to help foreign publishers reach their Indian subscribers without any hassles; and to ensure that Indian Subscribers and Institutional Libraries can get access to high quality content from foreign publishers of stellar repute with ease.

SPUR provides turnkey support services and bespoke solutions to publishers in order to offer their end customers in India best-in-class service. Publishers can grow their business in India by using SPUR’s sales, invoicing, ordering, remittance handling, distribution and fulfilment options for print, online and hybrid content.

Taylor & Francis

Taylor & Francis partners with world-class authors, from leading scientists and researchers, to scholars and professionals operating at the top of their fields. Together, we publish more than 2,400 journals and over 5,000 new books each year in all areas of the Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Science, Technology and Medicine sectors. Books and Journals are published under the Taylor & Francis, Routledge, Garland Science and CRC Press imprints, while Cogent OA, is a purely Open Access journals division. Taylor & Francis Group is the Academic Publishing division of Informa.

Thieme Publishing Group

Thieme Publishing Group is a medical and scientific publishing house employing more than 1,000 staff and maintaining offices in ten cities, including New York, Delhi, Rio and Stuttgart/Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in online and print publishing. Thieme publishes 150 peer-reviewed journals and more than 350 new books annually. The company has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products include eNeurosurgery, eOtolaryngology, eSpine, Thieme eJournals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, and the medical student website and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty.

Trans Tech Publications

Founded in 1967 in Switzerland, Trans Tech Publications Inc. keeps up to date with and endorses the latest trends in academic publishing. The editorial and publishing processes are supported by our own online management and publishing system integrated into the Scientific. Net website.

The trademark, Scientific.Net, was created by the company and represents one of the largest web resources providing high-demand content focused on science and engineering themes. Each year thousands of new academic publications enrich the Scientific.Net collection. It includes academic journals and book series that publish regular and special issues, volumes, conference proceedings, and monographs.


TrendMD is a content recommendation engine for scholarly publishers, which powers personalized recommendations for thousands of sites across our network of participating publishers.  

TrendMD helps clinicians, researchers, and scholars find research and news relevant to their immediate interest, increasing audience engagement and readership. Launched in 2014, TrendMD’s recommendation engine is used by thousands of scholarly journals from publishers including BMJ Group, NAS, Wolters Kluwer, Medscape and Elsevier.


VTeX provides publishing technology solutions for academic publishing industry. Our services are dedicated to respected STM publishing houses, university presses, and associations. Since 1991 we successfully process academic journals and books that contain heavy mathematical content.  Our company constantly develops technologies, that improve processing of LaTeX materials. Worldwide known SkyLaTeX technology enhances the quality of typesetting service, increases authors’ satisfaction, and boosts the speed of the production.  For smaller publishers, associations, and university presses we offer a peer-review software, called the Electronic Journal Management System. It is a web-based service that works on multiple platforms.


Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice and education. Through the Research segment, the Company provides digital and print scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising. The Professional Development segment provides digital and print books, online assessment and training services, and test prep and certification. In Education, Wiley provides education solutions including online program management services for higher education institutions and course management tools for instructors and students, as well as print and digital content.

Wolters Kluwer Health

Wolters Kluwer’s Health Division is a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry. Our solutions include premium medical, nursing and allied health journals and books, precision search, productivity and point-of-care solutions used by healthcare professionals to improve clinical competency and care quality.

World Scientific Publishing

World Scientific Publishing was established in 1981 with only 5 employees in a tiny office. Today, the company employs more than 200 staff at its headquarters in Singapore and 450 globally. It has offices in New Jersey, London, Geneva, Hong Kong, Taipei, Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin and Chennai. In about 3 decades, it has established itself as one of the leading scientific publishers in the world, and the largest international scientific publisher in the Asia-Pacific region.   World Scientific publishes about 600 new titles a year and 130 journals in various fields.