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Committed to publishing impactful research. Let's make a positive change, together. Are you in?

Research that makes a difference

We publish mission led social science research that tackles key societal challenges aligned with the UN SDGs. In doing so we work with academics who collaborate across disciplines & countries, and with industry and government, to publish research that influences thinking, changes policies, and positively makes a difference to lives beyond the walls of academia.

Our goals

International Literacy Day

We believe literacy is a human right. We’re committed to sharing knowledge that can spark ideas for transforming literacy spaces so that everyone, regardless of their location, has the opportunity to learn literacy skills.

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Are you in?

Now more than ever, we need research to help solve some of the greatest challenges of our times. Let's work together to make real change happen; pledge your support.

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Time for change report

Our third global academic culture survey gathered views on change during July and August 2021; more than 2,000 academics, librarians and students within Emerald’s literati community participated.


Break the norm

Social and economic inequalities are widening due to COVID-19. To build a fairer and more equitable world we need to tackle these disparities, and bring together thinking across disciplines and sectors to solve real world challenges.

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Closing the impact gap

Discover the views of 1,500 academics on the future of research outputs in our global report. We look at how research outputs might develop in the future to advance accessibility, learning and real-world impact.

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Emerald Publishing Ltd acquires ICE Publishing portfolio

Following an extensive strategic review of its business, Thomas Telford Limited (TTL), the commercial arm of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has today sold the majority of TTL’s book catalogue (excluding the NEC Guides) and all journal titles and related publishing assets to Emerald Publishing Limited. 

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Through a range of collection and access models, you can choose how you access our content.


We have collection and access models to suit your content needs and budget. Get access for your organisation, find out about our flexible access options or buy individual print and digital books.

What we do

Emerald Publishing is one of the world's leading digital-first publishers, commissioning, curating and showcasing research that can make a real difference.

We're passionate about leading change, and align everything we do with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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In a changing world research is a fundamental part of informing decision making and empowering real change. At Emerald we're all guided by one thing which is to find and share research which challenges, disrupts and changes the world - little by little - for the better

Vicky Williams - CEO, Emerald Publishing

Multi-publisher statement on Ukraine

Publishers condemn invasion of Ukraine by Russia.


How can we make editorial boards more diverse?

'The bottom line – most editorial boards, including our own, aren’t diverse enough. There aren’t necessarily any quick fixes that will make editorial boards more diverse, but we must move forward regardless and mostly through less talk and more action.'

Sally Wilson, VP Publishing at Emerald, shares the steps we are taking to break biases on editorial boards.

Latest news

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Emerald Publishing’s Impact services shortlisted for ALPSP’s Innovation in Publishing Award

Emerald Publishing has been shortlisted for the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) award for Innovation in…

5th July 2022

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Emerald refreshes its commitment to advancing the research impact agenda and calls for sector wide action in its new ‘Are you in?’ campaign

Emerald Publishing has relaunched its ‘Impact Manifesto’, pledging six commitments for change that will advance ongoing debates around academic…

29th June 2022

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Cambridge Information Group acquires the Emerald Group

The Emerald Group today announced they were acquired by Cambridge Information Group (CIG).

10th June 2022

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Emerald Publishing announces commissioning focus on Indigenous communities as part of its Power of diverse voices campaign

Emerald Publishing has announced that this year it will have an increased focus on commissioning Indigenous research to play its part in tackling…

24th May 2022

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Emerald's Vicky Williams to chair ALPSP gender diversity webinar

Vicky Williams, Chief Executive of Emerald Group, will be chairing the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers’(ALPSP) gender…

24th May 2022

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Emerald partners with Knowledge Unlatched to create an open access business management and economics eBooks collection aligned to the UN’s SDGs

Emerald Publishing has partnered with Knowledge Unlatched (KU) to create and promote an open access eBook collection in the area of business…

10th May 2022

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Emerald Publishing announces winners of 2021 Real Impact Awards

Emerald Publishing has announced the winners of its fourth Real Impact Awards which celebrate the commitment to impact by the global research…

3rd May 2022

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Progress in science depends on a team

Non-traditional research contributions have long been ignored by national research assessments, but a grassroots movement is calling for change.…

13th April 2022

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Tony Roche, Emerald Publishing CEO, speaks to Research Information about his passion for impact

Tony Roche speaks to Research Information about his career path to CEO, his ambitions for Emerald Publishing and his wider hopes for the industry…

12th April 2022

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Academic publishers collaborating in fight against bias announce key action on diversity data collection

An international group, including Emerald Publishing, that are aiming to eliminate bias and discrimination in academic publishing has today…

12th April 2022

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