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1 Edward Elgar Publishing An Introduction

2 Introduction Edward Elgar Publishing is an international academic publisher founded in 1986 by Edward Elgar. An independent, family-run company which is now managed by Edward Elgar's (now chairman) two son-in-laws. The company is headquartered in the UK with two UK offices and a US office, in Northampton MA. We have over 5,000 titles in print and publish over 350 new books a year. We won the Frankfurt Book Fair Academic & Professional Publisher of the Year award in 2013. We have recently been nominated for the Booksellers Independent Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year for the second year running.

3 International Markets We sell to libraries all over the World through local booksellers, distributors and agents. Our largest markets are the US, UK, Germany, China and Japan. We make regular sales trips to these regions and also to developing markets and attend major academic conferences, book fairs and library events all over the World.

4 The Books we publish We publish scholarly monographs, Research Handbooks, major reference works, upper level textbooks and Advanced Introductions. Our book lists covers many subjects including Economics, Development Studies, Law, Business and Management, Public Policy, Environment, Innovation, Social Policy, Human Rights and many more.

5 Our Products Research monographs We publish scholarly research monographs across Law, Business, Economics and the Social Sciences. Amongst our authors and editors are 14 Nobel Prize winners and acclaimed series include: New Horizons in Regional Science New Thinking in Political Economy New Horizons in Institutional and Evolutionary Economics Elgar European Law New Horizons in Environmental Law New Horizons in Competition Law and Economics Elgar International Economic Law New Horizons in Management

6 Leading Handbooks in the Social Sciences Authoritative, peer-reviewed and original works Providing in-depth surveys of important areas across Economics, Law, Business and Management and Social and Political Science. The editors and contributors are significant figures in their fields. Specially commissioned original chapters offer comprehensive analyses of the topics.

7 Reference Works – Companions, Dictionaries and Encyclopedia Useful research resources for new and established scholars alike Major Research Collections/Major Reference Works Highly acclaimed research collections comprising previously published articles and papers reproduced as originally published. Textbooks We publish a variety of upper-level textbooks across all our subject areas.

8 Law Our list focuses on a wide range of legal areas including: International and Comparative Law Intellectual Property Trade, Finance and Commercial Law Information and Technology Antitrust Law Environmental and Energy Law European Law Corporate and Financial Law Law and Economics Many of our titles are interdisciplinary and cut across our public policy, environment, development, economics or international politics lists – reflecting the current nature of much academic debate

9 Business and Management With our business and management list, we seek to publish the very best research from around the world. We are proud to have the broadest and most innovative portfolio in management research. Our Handbooks boast specially commissioned contributions from the key thinkers in their field and are essential for any library. Publishing across all areas of management, including: Entrepreneurship Human Resource Management Marketing Strategy

10 Economics Our largest and most established list, featuring numerous Nobel Prize winners. Our Economics list includes topics such as: Money and Finance Industrial Organisation Labour and Welfare Economics Public Sector Economics Environmental and Development Economics International and Regional Economics Innovation Heterodox Economics

11 Social and Political Science Our list encompasses political science, public policy, and social policy. Key areas of research include: Governance Regulation International Politics Aging and Pensions Gender and Family Policy Environmental Politics Public Sector Management Education Health Policy Local Government Security studies

12 Journals We publish five internationally themed journals: Journal of Human Rights and the Environment Environmental Law and Human Rights issues Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property Intellectual Property Review of Keynesian Economics Keynesian Economics Leadership and the Humanities Leadership issues across multi-disciplines European Journal of Economics and Economic Policies Heterodox economics

13 Elgaronline is the content platform for our books, journals and research collections. Elgaronline includes scholarly research monographs, Research Handbooks, companions, dictionaries, encyclopedia and journals. With over 2,500 titles, no DRM, multi-user access as standard and online publication simultaneously with or before print versions. Elgaronline is an easy choice. *Textbooks and edited Major Reference Works (comprising journal reprints), including 'Critical Writings in...' series are not available on Elgaronline. Bringing the breadth of Elgar's high quality publishing, from leading scholars around the World

14 Major Collections Major subject collections on perpetual access We offer four non-overlapping subject collections on perpetual access - Business and Management, Economics, Law and Social and Political Science. Each collection includes reference works, scholarly monographs, Research Handbooks and companions. Key Features: Our non-overlapping collections in our 4 main areas provide the most complete and cost effective way of acquiring our eBooks Comprehensive access to all new titles - excludes major works/reprint collections and Textbooks Designed for leading academic libraries to work with current acquisition work flow and library systems Perpetual access model Backlist collections are also available

15 Mini and Tailored Collections Mini Collections on perpetual access We offer smaller collections in more specific subject areas, which are available for books published from 1994 to 2013 and include monographs, Handbooks, dictionaries and encyclopedias in over 40 different subjects. Tailored Collections on perpetual access If none of our existing collections are right for your library, we can tailor a collection for you. Tell us your budget, subject areas you are interested in, and/or a range of publication dates and we can give you a quote.

16 Subscription Collections Business and Management Handbooks on subscription Our authoritative and acclaimed Handbook series in Business and Management includes over 100 published titles, with at least 15 new titles published each year. The search and browse functions in Elgaronline integrate these Handbooks into one sophisticated, invaluable research aid. Ideal for business schools with a research or teaching focus that do not require perpetual access.

17 Benefits for Libraries Comprehensive access to all new scholarship (excluding textbooks and major works) Available before print DRM free – users can download, print and share subscribed content Multi-user access as standard User-friendly Access Management system Use in course materials allowed Free MARC records COUNTER4 compliant usage statistics We also run a dedicated twitter feed for librarians Follow @Elgar_Libraries for updates, news and offers

18 Elgaronline Integration Integrated into library and discovery systems Serial Solutions for Summon and 360 OCLC World Cat discovery product Exlibris for Primo and SFX EBSCO Discovery Services (EDS) TD Net Innovative Interfaces (through their partnership with EDS) Cross Ref (DOIs created at book, chapter and article level for citation linking)

19 Elgaronline Subscribers Aalborg University, Denmark American University of Beirut, Lebanon Copenhagen Business School, Denmark ECLAC, S America Edinburgh University, UK Emory University - Law School, US ETH Zürich, ETH-Bibliothek, Switzerland European foundation (Eurofund), Dublin Flinders University, Australia Florida State University - Law School, US Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar Harvard University - Law School, US Kings College, London, UK lUniversite Paris- Dauphine, France Leiden University, The Netherlands Jönköping University, Sweden Liverpool University, UK Maastricht University, The Netherlands McGill University, Canada Melbourne University, Australia Monash, Australia National Bank of Belgium National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan Nanyang Technological University, Singapore National University of Singapore Nottingham Trent University, UK Singapore Management University Southern Danish University The Chinese University of Hong Kong The Hong Kong Polytechnic University The University of Queensland, Australia UNISA, South Africa Universitaetsbibliothek Osnabrueck, Germany University of Laval, Canada University of Moncton, Canada University of Montreal - Law School University of Otago, New Zealand University of Ottawa, Canada University of Sydney, Australia University of Tasmania University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa University of Turku, Finland Utrecht University, The Netherlands Vrijie Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

20 Find out more Website: Email: Telephone: + 44 1242 226934 Address: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd The Lypiatts 15 Lansdown Road Cheltenham Gloucestershire GL50 2JA UK Or contact your normal supplier.

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