- Joseph Henry Press
Joseph Henry Press is an American publisher which is an imprint of the
National Academies Press, publisher for the United States National Academy of Sciences. The imprint is named after American scientist Joseph Henry.
Joseph Henry Press publishes books on science, technology, and health for the science-interested general public.Staff report (October 28, 2002). The National Academy's Joseph Henry Press. "
Publishers Weekly"] JHP books represent a broad range of topics, from modern physics and frontiers of medicine to scientific biography and early childhood development.
The imprint has been a leader in dissemination of electronic texts, with their front- and backlists of titles available online since 1996. According to a 1999 article in "
Publishers Weekly", NAP reported about $10 million a year in revenues, about half from book sales and half from providing publishing, printing and Web services to its institution and to academic and university presses.
NAP/JHP Executive Director Barbara Kline Pope has written a widely-cited article on NAP's successes in electronic publishing. In it, she tells why the National Academies Press decided to give away its content, how it retained its intellectual property, what happened, and why she thinks others might do the same.Pope, Barbara Kline (1999). [http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=jep;view=text;rgn=main;idno=3336451.0004.408 How to Succeed in Online Markets: National Academy Press: A Case Study.] "The Journal of Electronic Publishing", June, 1999 Volume 4, Issue 4 ISSN 1080-2711] In 2003, Joseph Henry Press published "
The Man Who Would Be Queen" and made it available for free under this program. In 2006, they revised the program and removed some free titles. They offer more than 4,000 books online free and over 1900
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