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Founded on October 6, 1876 during the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, the American Library Association was created to provide leadership for library and information services. The American Library Association is your number one choice for the latest must-have books covering: Academic Libraries; Acquisitions; Administration & Management; Automation (see Library Automation and Software Selection); Banned books; Buildings & Space Planning; Cataloging & Classification; Children's Library Services; Guidelines & Standards; Handling Challenges to Library Materials; Information Technology & LibrarySystems; ISBN and ISSN systems; Safety & Security in Libraries.Download the collection bookdata (in excel)


The scholarly and trade publications of AUP are available in Dutch or English and relate to subjects in the area of humanities (language and literature, history, film studies, art) and social sciences. AUP’s mission is to support and stimulate academic knowledge by way of academic publications. The quality of the contents of these publications is therefore most important. The four editorial advisory councils, consisting of prominent and knowledgeable Dutch and Belgian scholars, judge all publications based on their academic standards. Download the collection bookdata (in excel)

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'Anmol' literally meaning 'invaluable' started publishing activities around 1984. Based in India, Anmol pulishes

Dictionaries, reference books and encompasses almost all the academic disciplines. Anmol made great strides in

the Publishing industry and soon emerged as a leading Publishing Company reaching global dimensions.

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ASTD (American Society for Training and Development)

ASTD (The American Society for Training & Development) has an international as well as US membership base

(more than 100 countries; 134 U.S. chapters; 26 global networks, and 12 global partners). ASTD (founded in 1944)

publishes books raising awareness on the standards and prestige of the industrial training profession and furthering

the professional’s education and development, with increasing focus on linking learning and performance to

individual and organizational results. It is a sought-after voice on critical public policy issues.

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A peer-review press, Berghahn is committed to the highest academic standards and seeks to enable innovative

contributions to the scholarship in its fields of specialty. Thanks to a strong transatlantic position and close links to

Continental Europe, the press sees it as one of its important roles to further the dialogue between European and

American scholars. The Berghahn publishing programs are widely recognized for the quality both of their lists and

of the production of their books and journals.

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The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to conduct

high-quality, independent research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, practical recommendations to

secure a more open, safe, prosperous and cooperative international system. Brookings is proud to be consistently

ranked as the most influential, most quoted and most trusted think tank. The publishing programme at Brookings

Institution Press releases 60 books a year with a catalouge of over 600 books on a full range of public policy

issues. Quality. Independence. Impact.

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Burma Studies Collection is a grouping used in research universities around the world as a way of bringing together

specialists from different disciplines such as history, cultural anthropology, archaeology, religious studies, art history

and political science, who are doing research in these areas focused on the geographical area of what is today the

country of Burma or Myanmar, often using the Burmese language, or a language of one of its ethnic groups such

as the Shan, Mon, Karen, Chin, or Kachin.

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The ebook collection for public libraries consists of 390 titles and covers the most popular Chinese fiction in Hong

Kong during the 60s to 80s. Genres of this collection include Martial Arts, Chivalry novels, Romance, Mystery,

Horror and Science Fiction. More than 20+ popular authors includes: Yi Da (依達), Cen Kai-Lun (岑凱倫), Wei Wei

(韋), Wo Long- Sheng (臥龍生), and Feng Jia (馮嘉) making them an ideal acquisition for the Chinese community

in public libraries.

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Columbia University Press was founded in 1893 and is the fourth-oldest university press in the United States. The

Press currently publishes approximately 160 new titles every year in the fields of Asian studies and literature,

biological sciences, business, culinary history, current affairs, economics, environmental sciences, film and media

studies, finance, history, international affairs, literary studies, Middle Eastern studies, New York City history,

philosophy, neuroscience, paleontology, political theory, religion, and social work.

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Grey House Publishing began as a publisher of directories and reference works that subscribers and libraries have

come to rely as standards in their fields. By the early ‘90s, three clear product lines began to emerge – Business,

Health and Education. Statistics, Economics and Demographics were added when Grey House acquired Universal

Reference Publications in 1999 and Toucan Valley Publications in 2000. The reference area includes Working

Americans now an eight volume set, encyclopedias such as The Encyclopedia of Prisoners of War & Internment,

From Suffrage to the Senate, The Religious Right: A Reference Handbook and Political Corruption in America. In

addition, the arts with Performing Arts Directory, and a two volume encyclopedia on World Cultural Leaders of the

20th & 21st Centuries.

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The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS)

The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS). The Institute is a major publisher of scholarly books and journals on

Southeast Asia and the Asia-Pacific. The Publications Unit has produced over 900 titles since the early 1970s and, in

recent years, an average of 40 new publications a year. Manuscripts are by in-house researchers as well as authors from

all over the world. ISEAS books and journals are distributed to over 120 countries worldwide.

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Keesing's was founded in 1931 with the intention of creating a lasting archive of original, accurate, and objective

articles on the world's political, social, and economic events. Our team of experienced news writers and editors

(based in Cambridge, UK) create a series of concise, clear articles which we publish every month, providing our

readers with a digestible but detailed summary of global news.

New: available for perpetual license - the complete archive, or purchase specific decades.

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Manchester University Press was founded in 1904, primarily as an outlet to publish academic research being

carried out within the Victoria University of Manchester. Today, the Press is an international concern, publishing

work by authors from all over the world and selling books to a global audience. Manchester University Press is the

third largest University Press in the U.K and publishes textbooks for use by academics teaching in higher education,

students and the interested general reader. Currently publishing 145 new titles a year.

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NIAS - Nordic Institute of Asian Studies is a Nordic research and service institute with an international mandate and

a focus on social, cultural, political, economic and business transformations in modern Asia in their historical

contexts. NIAS Press is an academic publisher that publishes Nordic and international research and disseminates

research-based knowledge. This links Nordic research to an international audience.

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Founded in 1986, National Book Network is a subsidiary of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., one of

North America's largest academic publishers. Subject AreaS include Biography and Autobiography, Entertainment

and Performing Arts, Health and Fitness, Religion, Spiritualism, Sports and Recreation. The books provide in-depth

studies and analyses by leading scholars present current theoretical and methodological advances for research

and instructions.

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People’s Medical Publishing House (PMPH) has maintained the leading position in medical publication in China.

After half a century’s efforts PMPH has set up a vast wealth of medical publications, including books, periodicals,

and digital products. It has become the most important medical publishing base in China. It’s also the only World

Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for the Promotion and Translation of WHO Publications in China.

PMPH has continually led the way in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) book publication throughout Asia.

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Based in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law at the University of Bristol, Policy Press is wellknown as a leading

international publisher of high quality books across a wide range of public policy subjects including: social policy

and social welfare, childhood studies and family policy, ageing, social work and social care, public policy,

criminology and criminal justice, health, housing and urban policy. Authors include leading scholars and thinkers

around the world and collaborations with a large number of prestigious organisations and associations.

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Over the past century, Princeton University Press has published a great many influential books across a broad

spectrum of disciplines that have enriched the cultural, academic, and scientific landscape. Princeton University

Press seeks so publish the innovative works of the greatest minds in academia, from the most respected senior

scholar to the extraordinarily promising graduate student, in each of the disciplines in which they publish. The

Press consciously acquires a collection of titles--a coherent "list" of books--in each discipline, providing focus,

continuity, and a basis for the development of future publications.

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Reaktion Books is respected world-wide as a publisher of high-quality books in many fields including art,

architecture, cultural studies, history, film, photography, design, travel writing and Asian studies, producing

stimulating and innovative titles for both the general and the academic reader.

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RIBA Publishing is one of the leading providers of high quality information for architects and other built environments

professionals. With over 30 years’ experience, they publish authoritative, comprehensive and practical information in the

fields of architecture, design and construction.

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Founded in 1949, Rowman & Littlefield is an independent press committed to an editorial mission increasingly

sacrificed in a publishing era marked by corporate takeovers and university budget constraints. With the freedom

to determine their own financial goals, Rowman & Littlefield devote their resources to cultivating superb scholarship

and innovative teaching in the academic disciplines they serve. Rowman & Littlefield’s renowned publishing

tradition demonstrates that the caliber of authors, bookmaking, distribution, and creative interaction with

scholars brings success.

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United Nations University Press is the scholarly publishing division of UNU. It publishes high-quality academic

research and scholarly publications. Readers include scientists and scholars, policy-makers, UN and other

international officials, economic and social leaders, agencies and organizations, and local communities and groups.

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University of California Press, one of the most distinguished university presses in the United States, enriches lives

around the world by advancing scholarship in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Publishing

areas: art, music, cinema and media studies, classics, literature, anthropology, sociology, archaeology, history,

religious studies, Asian studies, biological sciences, food studies, natural history, public health. Authors are

sourced globally and about one-fourth are affiliated with the University of California.

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The University of Chicago Press is the largest university press in the United States.The Books Division of the

University of Chicago Press has been publishing books for scholars, students, and general readers since 1892 and

has published over 11,000 books since its founding. The current online collection includes over 750 eBooks and is

being increased each quarter with the latest academic research in politics, science, religion, the arts and biography.

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University of Hawai`i Press is recognized as a leading publisher of books and journals on Asia, Asian Americans,

Hawai`i, and the Pacific. Established in 1947, the Press publishes 80–100 new books per year. Subject Areas of the

eBook collection includes Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Asian American Studies, Biography, Biology, Buddhism,

Ethnic Studies, History, Language, Linguistics, Literature, Natural History, Philosophy, Religion, Science, Sociology

and Theater.

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Wiley has been in the business of publishing for over 200 years. From its origin as a small print shop

opened in 1807, the company has become a leading provider of essential content and services to

customers worldwide. Today Wiley is at the leading edge, continuing to innovate in the digital delivery

of content and working with customers to ensure our publishing and knowledge services meet the

evolving needs of research, learning and professional practice.

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