Sage signs 'landmark agreement'

<p>Sage is to publish 18 journals for the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) in a new partnership agreement.<br /><br />Stephen Barr, managing director of Sage, called it a &quot;landmark agreement&quot;. He added: &quot;With the IMechE journals, we now offer some of the most used and highly cited titles across these disciplines.&quot;<br /><br />With immediate effect, 18 titles including journals on Automobile Engineering and Engineering in Medicine will transfer to SAGE.<br /><br />Blaise Simqu, ceo of Sage, said: &quot;As we look to broaden the reach of these journals to an increasingly international research base &ndash; notably India and China &ndash; Sage is extremely well placed to ensure that these journals thrive as part of our global publishing portfolio.&quot;</p>