Alliance Will Bring Researchers and Practitioners Content in High-Growth Subjects Such as Energy, Materials Science and Food Science

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwired - January 07, 2015) - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and ISTE Press Ltd., a London-based international publisher of scientific and technical books, today announced that the companies have formed a publishing alliance that will bring researchers ISTE Press content on high-growth subjects. The subjects include energy, engineering, materials science, food science, mathematics and environmental science. The content from ISTE Press, which primarily publishes French-originated content in the English language, will be distributed through Elsevier's ScienceDirect and other global distribution channels.

"Our alliance with ISTE Press is an exciting opportunity for us to give researchers more content in some key areas like energy and food science," said Suzanne BeDell, Managing Director, Science and Technology Books, Elsevier. "It also brings to the market high-quality French scientific content that is closely aligned with our growth areas. ISTE Press and Elsevier can better support research outcomes and researcher productivity increasing global access to this co-published content."

New Elsevier and ISTE Press co-branded books will be published in collections beginning in 2015, and will be available in print as well via all of the digital channels Elsevier serves. Elsevier will have global rights to co-branded content and will work in close cooperation with ISTE Press to develop content in areas of mutual interest.

Sami Ménascé, President and Managing Director of ISTE Press said, "I am very happy to announce this new alliance that will allow ISTE's authors, researchers and scientists access to ScienceDirect and Elsevier's international audience in subject areas of mutual interest."

About ISTE Press
ISTE Press is a privately owned science and technology publisher based in London, with publishing interests across the science and technology sector. ISTE Press has a particular focus on science and technology content from France, and works with over 26 expert scientific committees, each comprising a panel of senior scientists and researchers who ensure the excellence of their content.

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions -- among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence, and ClinicalKey -- and publishes over 2,200 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and over 25,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works.

The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world leading provider of professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are (EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: REN), (LSE: REL), (NYSE: RUK) and (NYSE: ENL).