Infobase Publishing

Infobase Publishing is an American publisher of reference book titles and textbooks geared towards the North American library, secondary school, and university-level curriculum markets.[citation needed] Infobase operates a number of prominent imprints, including Facts On File, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Chelsea House (which also serves as the imprint for the special collection series, "Bloom's Literary Criticism" under the direction of literary critic Harold Bloom), and Ferguson Publishing.[citation needed]

Infobase Publishing
Infobase Publishing
Founded2005
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters location
Distributionself-distributed
Publication typesBooks
Imprints
Owner(s)Centre Lane Partners
Official websitewww.infobasepublishing.com

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HistoryEdit

The private equity firm Veronis Suhler Stevenson bought Facts on File and Chelsea House in 2005.[1][2] Infobase bought Films for the Humanities & Sciences in 2007 and the World Almanac in 2009.[3] In 2017, Infobase acquired The Mailbox lesson plans and Learning magazine.[4] VSS sold Infobase to another private equity firm, Centre Lane Partners, in 2018.[5]

As well as nonfiction works in print, Infobase and its imprints publish a selection of works in digital, audio-visual and online database formats.[citation needed]

Facts On File has been publishing books since 1941.[6] The publisher publishes general reference and trade books.[7]

ImprintsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Berkery, Noyes & Co. advises Exeter Capital Partners on the sale of Facts on File to Veronis Suhler Stevenson". Retrieved 2014-08-23.
  2. ^ "News Briefs". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2014-09-06.
  3. ^ Content, Library Journal Archive. "Infobase Buys Films Media Group". Library Journal. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
  4. ^ "Infobase Announces Acquisition of The Mailbox | Infobase". Retrieved 2018-10-16.
  5. ^ CNBC (2018-01-08). "Centre Lane Partners Acquires Infobase from VSS". Retrieved 2018-10-16.
  6. ^ "About Facts on File". FOFWeb. United States: Facts on File. Retrieved June 25, 2017.
  7. ^ "Facts on File, Inc". PublishersGlobal. Calgary: Impello Inc. Retrieved June 25, 2017.

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