|Founder||Walter J. Johnson (aka Walter Jolowicz, 1908–1996) and Kurt Jacoby (1893–1968)|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Headquarters location||Cambridge, Massachusetts|
Academic Press (AP) is an academic book publisher founded in 1941. It was acquired by Harcourt, Brace & World in 1969. Reed Elsevier bought Harcourt in 2000, and Academic Press is now an imprint of Elsevier.
Academic Press publishes reference books, serials and online products in the subject areas of:
Well-known products include the Methods in Enzymology series and encyclopedias such as The International Encyclopedia of Public Health and the Encyclopedia of Neuroscience.