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Springer Publishing
Springer Publishing logo.JPG
Parent company Mannheim Media
StatusActive
Founded1950
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Salmon Tower Building
New York City
Distributionself-distributed (US)
Login Canada (Canada)
Viva Books (India)
Taylor & Francis (Asia)
Footprint Books (Australia)
Eurospan Group (EMEA) [1]
Nonfiction topicsNursing, gerontology, psychology, social work, counseling, public health, and rehabilitation
Imprints Demos Medical Publishing
Official website www.springerpub.com

Springer Publishing is an American publishing company of academic journals and books, focusing on the fields of nursing, gerontology, psychology, social work, counseling, public health, and rehabilitation (neuropsychology). It was established in 1950 by Bernhard Springer, a great-grandson of Julius Springer, [2] and is based on the 15th floor of the Salmon Tower in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. [3]

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History

Springer Publishing Company was founded in 1950 by Bernhard Springer, the Berlin-born great-grandson of Julius Springer, who founded Springer-Verlag (to this day an entirely independent company).

Springer Publishing's first landmark publications included Livestock Health Encyclopedia by R. Seiden and the 1952 Handbook of Cardiology for Nurses. The company's books soon branched into other fields, including medicine and psychology. Nursing publications grew rapidly in number, as Modell's Drugs in Current Use, a small annual paperback, sold over 150,000 copies over several editions. Solomon Garb's Laboratory Tests for Nurses, first published in 1954, sold nearly 240,000 copies over six editions in 25 years.

In its second decade, the firm expanded into new publishing areas to reflect the rapidly expanding health care industry. Gerontology was a growing topic of interest, and in the 1960s Bernhard Springer published six titles on aging. Meanwhile, publications in psychiatry and psychology continued to grow.

After Bernhard Springer's death in 1970, his wife Ursula assumed responsibility for the company, and the firm continued to expand, adding titles in social work, counseling, rehabilitation, and public health, in addition to publishing journals, and annual reviews.

In 2004, Ursula Springer sold Springer Publishing Company to Mannheim Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of the Mannheim Trust. In 2015, Demos Medical Publishing merged into Springer Publishing. [4]

Journals

Springer Publishing publishes the following academic journals: [5]

Footnotes

  1. "Booksellers". Springer Publishing. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  2. Springer Publishing History Archived 26 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  3. "Contact Us Archived 29 June 2014 at the Wayback Machine ." Springer Publishing. Retrieved on October 15, 2012. "11 West 42nd Street, 15th Floor New York, NY 10036"
  4. Springer Publishing Company and Demos Medical Publishing Merge to Better Serve Health Care and Helping Professions
  5. "Springer Publishing Journals".
  6. "Current Pharmacology Reports". Springer Nature Switzerland AG. 2021. Retrieved 18 January 2021.
  7. Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology. Springer Nature Switzerland AG. 2008. Retrieved 12 February 2021.

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