Company:Academic Press

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Academic Press
Parent companyElsevier
FounderWalter J. Johnson (a.k.a. Walter Jolowicz, 1908–1996)
Kurt Jacoby (1893–1968)[1]
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationCambridge, Massachusetts
Nonfiction topicsScience

Academic Press (AP) is an academic book publisher founded in 1941. It was acquired by Harcourt, Brace & World in 1969.[2] Reed Elsevier bought Harcourt in 2000. Thus, Academic Press is now an imprint of Elsevier.

Academic Press publishes reference books, serials and online products in the subject areas of:

Well-known products include the Methods in Enzymology series and encyclopedias such as The International Encyclopedia of Public Health and the Encyclopedia of Neuroscience.

See also

  • Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft (AVG) — the German predecessor, founded in 1906 by Leo Jolowicz (1868–1940), the father of Walter Jolowicz and father-in-law of Kurt Jacoby


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