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Taylor & Francis and IMarEST launch new publishing partnership

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TFBooks_RGBTaylor & Francis Group and IMarEST (Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology) are pleased to announce a new publishing partnership for 2015. Beginning in January, Taylor & Francis will publish and distribute IMarEST’s highly regarded journals: Journal of Marine Engineering & Technology (JMET) and Journal of Operational Oceanography (JOO).

Published three times a year, Journal of Marine Engineering & Technology contains peer reviewed papers covering research, theory and scientific studies concerned with all aspects of marine engineering and technology. Journal of Operational Oceanography is published biannually and publishes papers from the commercial sector and the academic sector in this rapidly expanding field of research. Both publications are listed in the Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports (JCR).

David Loosley, Chief Executive of IMarEST, said: “We are delighted to work with Taylor & Francis to further enhance the Institute’s technical journals that have provided our membership with such rich technical information for many years. Our journals carry the latest research in Marine Engineering and Operational Oceanography, and this partnership will ensure that these are distributed to a much wider audience for the benefit of the maritime community.”

Dr David Green, Global Journals Publishing Director at Taylor & Francis, added: “We are delighted to enter a new publishing partnership with IMarEST from 2015. We are excited to see two highly prestigious journals join us and look forward to working closely with IMarEST in publishing world class research, serving members, authors and subscribers. We look forward to bringing the tangible benefits of improved access and reach, rapid production, high quality services to authors and an industry-leading publishing platform to this important collaboration.”

About Taylor & Francis Group

Taylor & Francis Group partners with researchers, scholarly societies, universities and libraries worldwide to bring knowledge to life. As one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, ebooks and reference works our content spans all areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Science, and Technology and Medicine.

From our network of offices in Oxford, New York, Philadelphia, Boca Raton, Boston, Melbourne, Singapore, Beijing, Tokyo, Stockholm, New Delhi and Johannesburg, Taylor & Francis staff provide local expertise and support to our editors, societies and authors and tailored, efficient customer service to our library colleagues.

About IMarEST

The IMarEST is an international membership body and learned society for all marine professionals. It is the first Institute to bring together marine engineers, marine scientists and marine technologists into one international multi-disciplinary professional body. It is the largest marine organisation of its kind with a worldwide membership of around 15, 000 based in over 100 countries.

Working with the global marine community, the IMarEST promotes the scientific development of marine engineering, science and technology, providing opportunities for the exchange of ideas and practices and upholding the status, standards and expertise of marine professionals worldwide.

The IMarEST is a respected authority in every maritime country. It is a Non-Governmental Organisation with consultative status at the International Maritime Organization (IMO), observer status at the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission and International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), and it has special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC), which facilitates its access to other international intergovernmental meetings where its specialized marine expertise is of particular use, e.g., the United Nations meetings on Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the work of the International Seabed Authority on marine mining. It is a nominated and licensed body of the Engineering Council (UK), a member of the Science Council and has significant links with many other maritime organisations worldwide.

IMarEST runs a series of industry leading and technically excellent events and conferences as well as publishing the internationally recognised publication, The Marine Professional.



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