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American Urological Association And Elsevier Announce New Partnership

10/19/2005 5:10:58 PM

NEW YORK, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Journal of Urology, the most widely read source of research in the field of clinical and investigative urology, will have a new publishing home, thanks to a newly announced partnership between the American Urological Association (AUA) and world-leading scientific and medical publisher Elsevier. Under the extended agreement, Elsevier will begin publishing The Journal of Urology, the official journal of the AUA, in January 2006.

Martin I. Resnick, M.D., the Lester Persky Professor of Urology and chairman of the Urology Department at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, will continue to serve as Editor. Dr. Resnick is also the Immediate Past President of the AUA.

"For AUA, Elsevier offers the expertise, resources, and global presence to help us capitalize on the success of our publishing program," comments Dr. Resnick, Editor. "We believe the new arrangement will further consolidate The Journal of Urology's position as the leading journal in our specialty. The AUA looks forward to exploring new avenues to further our mission of promoting and disseminating the most current and critical information to urologists."

More than 18,000 subscribers look to The Journal of Urology for comprehensive, tightly focused coverage of current studies in adult and pediatric urology, along with monthly literature surveys on topics of special interest. These and other features-including editorials, reviews, letters, and continuing medical education opportunities-combine to make The Journal of Urology indispensable reading for physicians and researchers dedicated to keeping abreast in this constantly evolving specialty area.

"Partnership with the AUA provides unique and exciting opportunities for Elsevier, complementing and enriching our role as a provider of information to the urology community," comments Glen Campbell, Senior Vice President of the U.S. Health Sciences Journals Division at Elsevier. "Going forward, we foresee innovative new strategies for disseminating research and educational information in this increasingly important specialty."

About the American Urological Association

Founded in 1902 and headquartered outside Baltimore, MD, the AUA is the preeminent professional organization for urologists. The AUA pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care by carrying out a wide variety of programs for its members. The AUA also offers, a patient education resource developed by member experts. Visit the AUA website at

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. Working in partnership with the global science and health communities, Elsevier's 7,000 employees in 74 offices worldwide publish more than 1,800 journals and 2,200 new books per year, in addition to offering a suite of innovative electronic products, such as ScienceDirect (, MD Consult (, Scopus (, bibliographic databases, and online reference works.

Elsevier ( is a global business headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and has offices worldwide. Elsevier is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc (, a world-leading publisher and information provider. Operating in the science and medical, legal, education and business-to-business sectors, Reed Elsevier provides high-quality and flexible information solutions to users, with increasing emphasis on the Internet as a means of delivery. Reed Elsevier's ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

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