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United Kingdom, January 2009 – Emerald Group Publishing Limited is delighted to announce that 200 scholarly publications are now available as part of its new flagship online journal collection, Emerald Management Xtra Plus. Emerald has been expanding and consolidating its portfolio through a rigorous acquisition and new launch programme, adding only titles providing high quality research that can find applications in the world of practice. This milestone further strengthens the company’s position as the world’s leading publisher of management research.
Emerald Management Xtra Plus is a collection of peer-reviewed management journals that integrates a host of online resources tailored for communities of librarians, managers, students, faculty members and deans. It comes with the additional benefit that all new journals will become automatically accessible by Emerald Management Xtra Plus subscribers as soon as they are published electronically.
In total, 22 subject areas, from Logistics to Leadership, are covered in the collection. Some of the titles recently added include Journal of Chinese Entrepreneurship, China Agricultural Economic Review, International Journal of Law in the Built Environment and World Hospitality and Tourism Themes.
Vicky Williams, Head of Publishing Development at Emerald, comments: “This marks a great achievement for Publishing Development. It is testimony to the team’s continuous efforts to respond to market developments and needs, identify new key areas of research, and build strong relationships with international authors and editors. Our journal launch programme seeks to be responsive but stringent in its criteria, ensuring the creation of new scholarly publications of the highest calibre.”
Library Journal’s recent E-Reference Ratings review described Emerald Management Xtra as “encompassing a good range and breadth of content as well as a good quality of writing and also being easy to use”.
For editorial queries about new journals and acquisitions, please contact Vicky Williams, Head of Publishing Development at Emerald, on [email protected] or +44 (0)1274 777700.
For more information about Emerald Management Xtra Plus, contact Christina Tattersall, Product Manager, at [email protected] or visit http://info.emeraldinsight.com/products/xtra/index.htm
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About Emerald www.emeraldinsight.com
Established in 1967, Emerald Group Publishing Limited is the world’s leading publisher of management research. In total, Emerald publishes over 700 titles, comprising 200 journals, over 300 books and more than 200 book series as well as an extensive range of online products and services. Emerald is COUNTER-compliant, meeting the international code of practice for reports that measure usage of online information products and services consistently.
Emerald’s publishing philosophy is “Research you can use”, which means that our content is both rigorous and relevant, connecting the academic world with the world of management practice.
The Emerald online collection of journals, abstracts and resources, Emerald Management Xtra Plus, serves business schools and management departments world-wide. For managers in corporate and public organizations, Emerald Management First provides fast access to applied research, ideas, insights and interviews from the world’s best management thinkers.
Corporate Communications Manager
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Phone: 01274 777700
E-mail: [email protected]