Academic Press (AP) is an academic book publisher founded in 1941. It was acquired by Harcourt, Brace & World in 1969. Reed Elsevier bought Harcourt in 2000, and Academic Press is now an imprint of Elsevier.
|Founder||Walter J. Johnson (aka Walter Jolowicz, 1908–1996) and Kurt Jacoby (1893–1968)|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Headquarters location||Cambridge, Massachusetts|
Academic Press publishes reference books, serials and online products in the subject areas of:
- Communications engineering
- Environmental science
- Food science and nutrition
- Life sciences
- Mathematics and statistics
- Physical sciences
Well-known products include the Methods in Enzymology series and encyclopedias such as The International Encyclopedia of Public Health and the Encyclopedia of Neuroscience.
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