American Statistical Association and Taylor & Francis Announce New Publishing Partnership

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Effective in 2012, Taylor & Francis will publish six journals on behalf of the American Statistical Association. These include the Journal of the American Statistical Association (JASA) and The American Statistician (TAS).

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The hard work and professionalism of our editors and authors, combined with the global capacity and expertise of the Taylor & Francis team, will increase the reach of our journals...

The American Statistical Association (ASA) and Taylor & Francis are pleased to announce a new publishing partnership between the two organizations. As of 2012, Taylor & Francis (T&F) will publish six journals on behalf of the ASA:

  •     Journal of the American Statistical Association (JASA)
  •     The American Statistician (TAS)
  •     Journal of Business & Economic Statistics (JBES)
  •     Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research (SBR)
  •     Technometrics1
  •     Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics (JCGS)2

Through their new partnership, the ASA and Taylor & Francis aim to expand the global reach and readership of these publications, to achieve the highest possible levels of accessibility through rapid publication and continued affordable pricing, and to maintain the high quality of the publications’ content and presentation.

"Disseminating statistical research through journals is a key part of the ASA mission," said Ron Wasserstein, ASA executive director. "The hard work and professionalism of our journal editors, associate editors, editorial collaborators, and authors in producing the highest quality statistical journals, combined with the global capacity and expertise of the Taylor & Francis team, will increase the reach of our journals, furthering the ASA's role in promoting the practice and profession of statistics."

Kevin Bradley, president, Taylor & Francis USA, said “I am extremely pleased and proud to be working with the American Statistical Association and to welcome these excellent publications to the T&F family. The high quality of the ASA titles, combined with T&F’s outstanding production and author services and our global marketing and sales reach, will certainly make for a winning partnership.”

In 2012 and beyond, the ASA and Taylor & Francis will continue to offer the journals by subscription, as well as offering access via the Taylor & Francis Library http://www.tandf.co.uk/libsite/tandflibrary/. ASA members will continue to receive JASA, JBES, JCGS, SBR, and TAS free of charge with their memberships. The ASA maintains its copyright ownership and control over journal pricing.

ASA members should continue to contact the ASA for their subscriptions in 2012 and beyond. Others seeking 2012 subscription and access information should contact the Taylor & Francis Customer Service Department at 800-354-1420 or Customerservice@taylorandfrancis.com. Questions also may be addressed to Eric Sampson at eric(at)amstat(dot)org.

About Taylor & Francis Group
Taylor & Francis Group collaborates 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, Science and Technology. From our network of offices in Oxford, Philadelphia, 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 the American Statistical Association
Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, the American Statistical Association is the world’s largest community of statisticians and the second oldest continuously operating professional society in the United States. For 170 years, the ASA has supported excellence in the development, application, and dissemination of statistical science through meetings, publications, membership services, education, accreditation, and advocacy. Its members serve in industry, government, and academia in more than 90 countries, advancing research and promoting sound statistical practice to inform public policy and improve human welfare. For additional information about the American Statistical Association, please visit the ASA web site at http://www.amstat.org or call 703.684.1221.

For more information:
Rosanne Desmone                
American Statistical Association        
703.799.8165                    
703.946.3820 (mobile)            
rosanne[at]amstat.org

Jennifer McMillan, Library Marketing Manager
Taylor & Francis Group Journals
Tel: +44 (0) 207 017 6000
library[at]tandf.co.uk

1Co-sponsored by the American Society for Quality
2Co-sponsored by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and the Interface Foundation of North America

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