Emerald Backfiles to Launch at ALA Midwinter

Emerald Backfiles to Launch at ALA Midwinter

New products and enhanced website for 2008

UNITED KINGDOM, December 18, 2007 – Emerald Group Publishing is pleased to announce the launch of Emerald Backfiles in conjunction with the ALA Midwinter conference, to be held January 11-16, 2008 in Philadelphia, PA. Emerald is releasing the digitization of the full archive of its journal titles in business, management, library and information services, materials science, and engineering. Working with the British Library, more than 50,000 articles some going back to the 1800s are now in PDF format and available electronically for the first time.

Exhibits will be held January 11-14 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Attendees are invited to visit booth #1938 to view the latest Emerald products and register for the giveaway of an iPod Touch.

To celebrate the launch of Backfiles, Emerald is delighted to offer a limited number of free copies of the first issue of New Library World. The issue is entitled, The Library World: a Medium of Intercommunication for Librarians, dates back to July 1898. New Library World celebrates its 110th anniversary in 2008 and will join the many titles included in Emerald Backfiles. The Library World was the first magazine of its kind originating from London, and provides an unmatched historical view of “modern Library work and practice…. not hampered in any way by official connection with a society or other public body”.

Please visit us at booth #1938 and take part in our exciting Emerald Backfiles launch event at 3pm on Sunday, 13 January where champagne and cake will be available along with the opportunity to win Apple’s latest innovation the iPod Touch.

About Emerald www.emeraldinsight.com
Established in 1967, Emerald Group Publishing Limited is the world’s leading publisher of management research. Emerald publishes over 190 titles, 93 per cent of which are peer-reviewed and 36 of which are ranked by Thomson Scientific--an important indicator of their high quality within the research community.

Emerald’s publishing philosophy is ‘Research You Can Use’ which means that our content focuses on the application of theory in practice.

The Emerald online collection of journals, abstracts and resources, Emerald Management Xtra, 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. Emerald consistently ranks at 98 per cent in customer satisfaction surveys and is COUNTER-compliant, meeting the international code of practice for reports that measure usage of online information products and services consistently.

Contact:

Gillian Etienne, Head of Corporate Communications
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Howard House, Wagon Lane,
Bingley BD16 1WA, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 1274 777700
Email: getienne@emeraldinsight.com

Or
Chris Olson
Chris Olson & Associates
Grasonville, Maryland USA
Phone: 410-827-5642
Email: chris@chrisolson.com

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