SAE International and World Scientific Publishing Agree to Strategic Book Partnership
WARRENDALE, Pa., Nov. 2, 2011 - SAE International and World Scientific Publishing (WSP) have agreed to a strategic partnership that will enable SAE International to sell electronic versions of selected WSP books via its own e-bookstore.
The agreement, which may be expanded over time, includes 10 initial titles:
· Handbook of Renewable Energy Technology
· Safety and Reliability in Cooperating Unmanned Aerial Systems
· Intelligent Transport Systems in Europe: Opportunities for Future Research
· Introduction to Modern Navigation Systems
· Vehicle-Bridge Interaction Dynamics w/ Applications to High-Speed Railways
· The Dynamics of Marine Craft: Maneuvering and Seakeeping
· Spaceflight Revolution
· A Vertical Empire: The History of the UK Rocket and Space Programme
· The Paths of Soaring Flight
· Energy in the 21st Century
“We are pleased to sign this agreement with World Scientific Publishing and expand our Content Partnership Program,” Kevin Jost, Editorial Director, SAE International, said. “WSP works to develop the highest quality knowledge-based products and services for the academic, scientific, professional, research and student communities worldwide, and we look forward to offering that information to SAE International’s members and other customers.”
The agreement is part of SAE International’s Content Partnership Program, which seeks to increase SAE International’s publishing program by partnering with commercial and non-commercial publishers, industry experts, multimedia producers and a variety of other technical knowledge providers. This includes the resale of premium content from various third-party sources such as think tanks and research-driven corporations, co-publishing opportunities, recruiting new authors with expertise in cutting-edge technologies, and acquiring exclusive magazine and newsletter content. To learn more about SAE International’s new Content Partnership Program, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .
World Scientific Publishing Company, established in 1981, employs more than 200 staff at its headquarters in Singapore, and has offices in New Jersey, London, Hong Kong, Taipei, Chennai, Beijing and Shanghai. In less than three decades, it has established itself as one of the leading scientific publishers in the world, and the largest international scientific publisher in the Asia-Pacific region. Annually, World Scientific publishes about 500 titles a year and 120 journals in various fields. Many of its books are recommended texts adopted by renowned institutions such as Harvard University, California Institute of Technology and Princeton University.
SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.
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