The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Enters Landmark Co-branding Publishing Agreement with McGraw-Hill Professional

Press release

Edison, NJ USA (1 August 2013) – The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), one of the world’s leading professional engineering organizations and renowned international scientific publisher has recently entered into a new groundbreaking multi-year publishing agreement with McGraw-Hill Professional, a global leader in providing content and services to the international engineering community.

Under the agreement, The IET and McGraw-Hill Professional will jointly produce and co-brand specialized engineering content for professionals, students, and researchers covering all major aspects of electrical and electronic engineering and communications technology. Content will be available for users in both electronic and print formats, and will follow the high quality scientific publishing standards that innovators across the globe have come to rely on from the IET.  Daniel Smith, IET's Head of Academic Publishing, said: "We are always looking for opportunities to extend our reach into the engineering community and are delighted to be partnering with McGraw-Hill Professional to develop new content to complement our ongoing publishing program in this area. Developing quality engineering content which accelerates both research and innovation is a major pillar of the IET's knowledge strategy, helping to bring essential engineering intelligence to a wider audience."

"We are very pleased to partner with The IET. This new agreement fits perfectly with our publishing strategy, which is designed to foster technological innovation. It is the next step in growing McGraw-Hill Professional's more than 100 year relationship with the international engineering community," said Steve Chapman, Publisher of Science & Technology at McGraw-Hill Professional.

The first co-branded books will be published this year and will include titles such as Switching Power Supply Design and Optimization by Sanjaya Maniktala, Carrier Grade VoIP by Richard Swale and Daniel Collins, Analog Filter and Circuit Design Handbook by Arthur Williams, and Fundamentals of Radar Signal Processing by Mark A. Richards. McGraw-Hill Professional will oversee the publishing services for the co-branded books including production, marketing, and distribution worldwide.

About The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

The IET's research journals and books provide a wealth of research and information in the areas of engineering and technology. The portfolio of research, open access and letters journals and monographs (print and e-Book) in electronics, electrical engineering and related subjects are available online through the IET Digital Library together with conference proceedings, seminar digests and magazines. In addition, the IET Inspec database contains over 13 million abstract and indexing references to journal articles, conference proceedings, technical reports and other literature in the fields of science and technology. As a membership organization, the IET is Europe's largest professional body of engineers with over 150,000 members in 127 countries and is a source of essential engineering intelligence. For more information, visit www.theiet.org

About McGraw-Hill Professional

McGraw-Hill Professional, a division of McGraw-Hill Education, is a leading global provider of print and electronic content and services for the medical, technical, and business communities. Its offerings include reference and certification books for all professional and educational disciplines and online solutions on medical and health, engineering, business, and scientific topics. For more information, visit http://www.mhprofessional.com

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Nisa White at +1 (732) 321 5579 x205 or by email at nwhite@theiet.org.