In the news release, "Elsevier Honored as "The Most Influential Publisher of the Last 100 Years in BioMedicine and the Life Sciences" by the Special Libraries Association" issued on 17 Jun 2009 12:21 GMT, by Elsevier over PR Newswire, the original was transmitted without the corresponding journal and society links.
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Elsevier Honored as "The Most Influential Publisher of the Last 100 Years in BioMedicine and the Life Sciences" by the Special Libraries Association
- SLA Centennial Observance Chooses 20 Elsevier Journals Among 100 Most Influential Journals in Past Century
Elsevier has been awarded the "The Most Influential Publisher of the Last 100 Years in BioMedicine and the Life Sciences" at the Special Library Association's (SLA) Centennial conference on Tuesday, June 16th in Washington DC. Twenty journals published by Elsevier, many on behalf of renowned societies, were also selected as the SLA's Top 100 Journals in Biology and Medicine.
Established in 1909 to serve librarians specialized in business, government, social agencies, and academia, the SLA is now an 11,000-member professional organization of subject specialist librarians, information managers, and publishing industry representatives. Each topical division has contributed a Centennial-themed event throughout the year. In 2008, DBIO convened an international panel of nine eminent subject experts to compile a ballot for an electronic poll of SLA members concerning the most influential publisher and the 100 most influential journals of biology and medicine over the past century of SLA's existence.
"Elsevier won as the most influential publisher of the last 100 years
because time and time again it has been brave, bold, and collaborative,"
remarked Tony Stankus, Director, BioMedical & Life Sciences Division at the
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