Book authors

We know that selecting a publisher for your work can be a difficult decision. At Elsevier, we seek to understand, anticipate and respond to your diverse needs as an author in order to build a productive, long term publishing relationship.

We are a world-leading publisher with a reputation for quality, innovation, expertise and integrity. From our rigorous proposal selection and production processes to our seamless global marketing network, Elsevier authors benefit from over 100 years of traditional publishing expertise combined with an industry-leading approach to electronic content development and dissemination.

Find out more about each of our book publishing divisions using the links below, including information on:

Science and Technology book publishing at Elsevier 

Our Science and Technology Books (S&T Books) division reaches out to researchers, professionals and students with quality content on a diverse range of subjects across life sciences, physical sciences, engineering and computing. We publish under long-established imprints such as Academic Press, Butterworth-Heinemann and Morgan Kaufmann, and amongst other routes to market provide our book content electronically through the leading full-text scientific database, ScienceDirect.

If you are a current or potential future Science and Technology author, visit our S&T Books Author Page to find out more about working with us, learn how to become an S&T book author and access important information on manuscript development, sales and marketing and more.

Health Sciences book publishing at Elsevier

Our Health Sciences (HS) division helps to advance medicine by delivering superior education, reference information and decision support tools to doctors, nurses, health practitioners and students. Publishing under market-leading imprints such as Mosby and Saunders, we supply essential knowledge across the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary and related health professions.

If you are a current or potential future Health Sciences author, visit our Health Sciences Author Page to find out more about working with us.

Learn more about the experts who write for us already on our Elsevier Medical Authors Site. The site includes author biographies, video interviews, news and events relating to our authors.


Book authors with royalties included in their benefits package receive payments and statements as agreed in their contracts.

The Global Book Royalties Department handles all royalties for Elsevier Inc., Elsevier Ltd. and Elsevier BV contracts. You can contact this department with any questions you may have regarding your royalty statement and payment.


Toll Free within the US: 1-866-800-0214
Toll Free within the UK: 0800-485-2090

Direct dial numbers:

Alicia Vernon, Global Manager: +1 314-447-8231
Renee Ross, Manager: +1 314-447-8710
Debbie Pease, Supervisor: +1 314-447-8222
Sonya McLear, Journal Editorial Fees: +1 314-447-8602

For more information, please see our Royalty FAQ page.