Founder and CEO
Founded in 1985 in New York by Frank Columbus, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. has become one of the leading STM (Scientific, Technical and Medical) publishers worldwide. Since his passing in 2010, Nova is led by his wife and partner Nadya Columbus, and Vice President Donna Dennis. As of 2019, Nova’s team is composed of over 35 employees and 50 freelancers. Their publications include printed (hardcover and softcover) and electronic books, journals, conference proceedings, handbooks, encyclopedias, edited collections and series collections. Currently, Nova publishes approximately 1,800 new titles every year from authors in the top universities and colleges from around the world.
Nova has remained at the forefront of academic publishing by embracing the best practices and technology to deliver unique science books, journals, and series. Our transition into the exciting world of online publications and eBooks was a seamless and natural integration. This progression is an extension of our vision to publish the best works by outstanding scientists worldwide and to make them accessible to as many people as possible.
Nova has representatives, agents and distributors in virtually every country. They distribute review copies upon request, provide advertising for academic journals, are featured in specialized catalogs and are present at international trade shows which include the London, Frankfurt and Beijing Book Fairs, as well as many US and international academic book events.
The team values and continues to develop their long-term cooperation with leading and respected authors and experts from around the world, particularly in the academic community. They are proud to have been the second most multidisciplinary publisher in the world based on the BKCI Coverage from 2005 to 2012.
As Nova continues to cross milestones with new discoveries and advancements, their commitment to serving the world academic community has remained unchanged from the day of their inception over thirty years ago.
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