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SAGE Enhances Medical Portfolio Wiith Acquisition of Westminster Publications Journals

Elena Nikitina
Director of Journals Marketing
SAGE Publications, Inc.

SAGE Enhances Medical Portfolio With Acquisition of Westminster 
Publications Journals

Thousand Oaks, California and London, United Kingdom (March 6, 
2006) - SAGE Publications is pleased to announce it has acquired 
ten medical journals from longstanding medical publisher, 
Westminster Publications. This acquisition adds renowned titles 
in the fields of angiology, pediatrics, and vascular surgery to 
SAGE's growing list of quality journals in medicine.

SAGE will publish the following titles beginning in April:

 		* Angiology: The Journal of Vascular Diseases
 		* Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis
 		* Clinical Pediatrics
 		* International Journal of Surgical Pathology
 		* Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and
 		* Perspectives in Vascular Surgery and Endovascular
 		* Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
 		* Surgical Innovation
 		* Trends in Amplification
 		* Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

"Many of these journals have prestigious society affiliations, 
including the American Society of Angiology, the International 
Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis, the 
Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, and the Peripheral 
Vascular Surgery Society," commented Liz Haigh, SAGE's Executive 
Publisher for Society Relations. "We look forward to working with 
these societies, and offering their members excellent customer 
service and superior online access as we do for our many other 
association partners."

Each journal will be available electronically via SAGE Journals 
Online beginning April 7, 2006. Please visit 
<http://online.sagepub.com/> on or after this date to locate each 
journal's new web site. Unlimited free full-text access to each 
journal will be available until May 15, 2006 which will give 
users the opportunity to familiarize themselves with these key 
publications and their online features and functionality.

As previously offered, institutional subscriptions will continue 
to include Combined (Print and E-access), E-access, or Print Only 
options. In addition to SAGE Journals Online, the journals are 
also available electronically via OVID and EBSCO. Institutions 
with questions or concerns should contact SAGE Journals Customer 
Service via telephone at (800) 818-7243 or by e-mail at 
les/OLKA0F3/journals@sagepub.com> .

"We're pleased to add these premier publications to our expanding 
collection of medical journals," commented Blaise Simqu, 
President and CEO of SAGE Publications, Inc. "These ten titles 
will definitely complement our medical portfolio which already 
includes such leading titles as The American Journal of Sports 
Medicine, The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, and The Diabetes 

About SAGE

SAGE Publications <http://www.sagepublications.com/> is a leading 
international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media 
for scholarly, educational, and professional markets. Since 1965, 
SAGE has helped inform and educate a global community of 
scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students. Sign up for 
the SAGE Librarian Newsletter at www.sagepub.com/libnews.


Valerie Johns
Senior Marketing Manager

SAGE Publications
2455 Teller Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320