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New York, 20 February 2008

Springer’s Humana Press launches new Web site

Entire catalog available online

Humana Press, a publisher of medical and scientific books and journals which was acquired by Springer Science+Business Media in September 2006, is introducing its new Web site (www.springer.com/humana). Springer Science+Business Media is one of the world’s leading suppliers of scientific and specialist literature, and the entire Humana Press catalog, which has been integrated with the Springer portfolio, is available on the new Web site.
Humana Press’ new homepage includes featured titles on a monthly basis, a conference schedule link, and links to its three new free open access journals which will be launched this year. “The Protein Zone”, also reached through a link, highlights recent publications related to proteins.“Services for Authors,” which offers tips on book promotion and other useful topics. A “Select your subdiscipline” drop down menu features 32 areas of interest, and easy-to-navigate tabs include “News and Highlights,” “Electronic Products,” and “Our Journal Collection.”
“Springer is pleased to be able to offer the entire Humana Press catalog online,” said Ray Colón, General Manager, Humana Press. “The new Web site demonstrates our continued commitment to providing our users with easily accessible information on the Internet.”
From the homepage, you can also click through to Springer Protocols (www.springerprotocols.com), a core subscription product published under the Humana Press imprint. Launched in January 2008, Springer Protocols is a unique research methods database that operates outside of the journal and book searching environment, and offers more than 18,000 searchable online protocols in life sciences and biomedicine. The Web site includes the Methods in Molecular Biology series, the Methods in Molecular Medicine series, the Neuromethods series and more.
Links to full text from Humana Press books and journals are available on SpringerLink (www.springerlink.com), along with more than 1,500 peer-reviewed Springer journals and more than 22,000 eBooks, which can be purchased in their entirety or by chapter, through Springer’s distribution partners.
Springer Science+Business Media (www.springer.com) is one of the world’s leading suppliers of scientific and specialist literature. It is the second-largest publisher of journals in the science, technology, and medicine (STM) sector, the largest publisher of STM books and the largest business-to-business publisher in the German-language area. The group publishes over 1,700 journals and more than 5,500 new books a year, as well as the largest STM eBook Collection worldwide. Springer has operations in over 20 countries in Europe, the USA, and Asia, and some 5,000 employees. In 2006, it generated annual sales of around EUR 924 million. Humana Press is part of Springer Science+Business Media.
Renate Bayaz
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