SAGE Publishing has today announced the acquisition of Global Village Publishing (GVPi), a software and services provider specializing in the delivery of customized digital publishing solutions.
“This acquisition provides SAGE with talented development resources, great technology, and the capacity to fuel our aggressive growth plans across our digital products and offerings,” said John Shaw, Vice President of Publishing Technologies.
“GVPi has helped SAGE achieve its technology goals for more than 16 years," commented Kevin Muha, President and CEO of GVPi. "The synergies, culture, and desire to produce high quality, innovative products make this new partnership a perfect match.”
GVPi has been the driving force behind the development of SAGE’s award-winning products for its College, Library, and Professional markets, including SAGE Knowledge, SAGE Research Methods, SAGE Video, and SAGE Stats. Kevin Muha, Michael Sisolak, CTO, and the entire GVPI development team will join SAGE to continue the development of SAGE’s digital products.
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Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE is a leading international provider of innovative, high-quality content publishing more than 1,000 journals and over 800 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. Our growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington, D.C. and Melbourne. www.sagepublishing.com
Since its inception in 1988, GVPi has been working with publishing organizations to craft innovative, digital products to publishers and other organizations within the publishing community. GVPi ensures clients' success by providing high-quality platforms that perfectly fit their needs and can evolve and grow with their publishing business.