Cengage Learning shortlisted at The Bookseller Industry Awards

Andover-based global publisher, Cengage Learning EMEA (www.cengage.co.uk) is celebrating having been shortlisted in this year’s coveted Bookseller Industry Awards in the ‘Academic, Education and Professional Publisher of the Year’ category. Now in its third year, The Bookseller Industry Awards showcase the very best in the book trade, recognising the elite of the publishing, retailing and libraries industry.

The Academic, Education and Professional Publisher of the Year Award is a new category designed to recognise publishers who specialise in academic, educational and professional publishing, and demonstrate consistent high-quality publishing within their chosen field, outstanding commercial success, and excellence throughout all areas of the business including digital innovation, sales, marketing, publicity, editorial and all operational areas.

With annual revenues of approximately $2 billion, Cengage Learning has 5,500 employees with operations in more than 20 countries. As an educational publisher, it provides integrated learning and research solutions that bridge the gap between the library and the classroom.

Gale, part of Cengage Learning, is a world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools and businesses and creates and maintains more than 600 databases that are published online, in print, as eBooks and in microform. Gale Digital Collections and Gale News Vault, are vibrant and engaging primary source digital archive programmes widely revered in the humanities’ research and teaching communities, with over 100 million pages already available. What makes its programmes so desirable to scholars and students alike is the promise of discovery: centuries of facts and opinions that can be pulled together through a simple online search.

Commenting on the short listing, Jill Jones, President and CEO at Cengage Learning EMEA, said, “This nomination is testament to Cengage Learning’s growing commercial success and commitment to delivering consistent high-quality research and teaching solutions. To make it to the shortlist is recognition that our digital solutions are as important for research and learning as they are innovative, easily discoverable, accessible and reliable .We are truly delighted to be shortlisted”.

The Bookseller Industry Awards will be held on the 14th May 2012 at the Hilton, Park Lane, London W1K 1BE.

For further information please contact emea.marketing@cengage.com, visit at www.cengage.co.uk.