Emerald acquires Elsevier titles

<p>Emerald Group Publishing has acquired Elsevier&#39;s Social Science Book Series, Serials and Monographs, with the aim of strengthening its position in the area of management research.</p><p>Cathy Mostyn, director of acquisitions at Emerald, said: &quot;We have a well developed schedule to integrate the titles whilst ensuring that customers, authors and editors receive all the support necessary during the transition. &nbsp;The new titles from Elsevier provide a very good fit with our existing portfolio in numerous management subject areas including: arts and humanities; business and management: accounting; economics and finance; organisational behaviour psychology; psychology; and social and behavioural sciences.&quot;&nbsp; </p><p>Emerald will publish the titles from 1st January, 2008, bringing the total number of titles published to almost 2000.</p><p>Jim Donohue, managing director Science and Technology Books from Elsevier, said: &quot;While Elsevier&rsquo;s journal programme in the Social Sciences continues to grow from strength to strength, our book programme will stay focused on the core hard science and technology markets. To ensure continuity of service for online subscribers to these books they will continue to be hosted on Science Direct throughout 2008.&quot;</p>