PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - February 06, 2015) - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced winning 10 PROSE Awards including the Best eProduct Application award for the Virtual Microscope, an integrated browser-based slide viewer that provides access to high resolution whole slide images. Seven books and two journals published by Elsevier received a total of 10 awards at the Association of American Publishers' (AAP) Professional and Scholarly Publishing (PSP) Annual Conference in Washington, DC.

PROSE honors the best in professional and scholarly publishing, as judged by peer publishers, librarians, academics and medical professionals. This year's competition attracted 540 entries of books, reference works, journals and electronic products in more than 40 categories; this represents the seventh consecutive year of record-breaking entries.

"Recognition from the Association of American Publishers acknowledges Elsevier's commitment to develop innovative health, science and technology solutions that tackle some of the world's most pressing challenges," said Suzanne BeDell, Managing Director, Science and Technology Books, Elsevier. "We congratulate the authors on winning these prestigious PROSE awards and on all of their accomplishments."

The Elsevier 2015 PROSE Awards winners are as follows:

  • Single Volume Reference / Science - Honorable Mention
    Food Safety Management by Yasmine Motarjemi and Huub Lelieveld

The books and journal are available on the Elsevier Store and on ScienceDirect, Elsevier's full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than nearly 2,200 peer-reviewed journals, almost 900 serials and more than 33,000 book titles.

Notes for Editors
Review copies of the wining books and journal are available to credentialed journalists upon request. For books, contact Michelle McMahon at or +1 781 663 2268; for journals, contact Sacha Boucherie at or +31 20 4853564.

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 nearly 2,200 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and more than 33,000 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) (NYSE: ENL).

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