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K. G. Saur Verlag
Parent companyWalter de Gruyter
FounderKarl Saur
Country of originGermany
Headquarters locationMunich
Publication typesbooks
Nonfiction topicslibrary reference
Official websitewww.degruyter.com

K. G. Saur Verlag is a German publisher that specializes in reference information for libraries. The publishing house, founded by Karl Saur, is owned by Walter de Gruyter and is based in Munich.

In 1987, K. G. Saur was acquired by Reed International. Its British holdings were merged into the separate company Bowker-Saur. In 2000 Reed Elsevier sold K. G. Saur to the Gale Group, a unit of the Thomson Corporation.[1] Walter de Gruyter acquired it in 2006.[2]


  1. ^ The Academic Publishing Industry: A Story of Merger and Acquisition – Reed Elsevier Archived 30 October 2015 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Chronologie des K. G. Saur Verlags" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 June 2009. Retrieved 28 April 2022.

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