Elsevier partners with the Royal Netherlands Society for Agricultural Sciences

November 12, 2008

Amsterdam, 12 November 2008. - Elsevier, a leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that it will publish NJAS - Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences (http://www.elsevier.com/locate/njas) on behalf of Royal Netherlands Society for Agricultural Sciences (KLV), starting in 2009 with Volume 57, issue 1.

NJAS - Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences, published since 1952, is the quarterly journal of the Royal Netherlands Society of Agricultural Sciences. It offers new research results of disciplinary as well as transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary studies, with an emphasis on interaction between natural and social sciences and system approaches in:Elsevier will distribute the NJAS globally via ScienceDirect, its market-leading electronic platform. ScienceDirect is currently accessed by over 11 million users worldwide who are able to easily further their research through linked references and many other helpful features.

Elsevier Publisher Gilles Jonker noted, "We are very honoured to publish this long standing journal, and hope that in doing so we will further strengthen our relationship with the Royal Netherlands Society of Agricultural Sciences".

Prof. dr. ir. E.W. Brascamp, President of the KLV, added, "I am confident that the relation with Elsevier will further internationalize authorship, will highlight the interdisciplinary nature of the journal, and will help increase the visibility through exposure via ScienceDirect."
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