Nova Science Publishers, Inc. is a STM publisher founded over 30 years ago in New York by the late Frank Columbus, the former Vice President of Plenum Publishing Corporation, now a part of Springer. Nadya Columbus is the current President of Nova Publishers and continues the work she and Frank started, along with with her two daughters and a dedicated staff. Nova's main areas of publishing are the Social Sciences, Medicine and Biology and Science and Technology. We produce over 1,500 new titles by leading researchers each year, and have a network of expert authors, editors and advisors spanning the global academic community in pursuit of advanced research developments. Our publications include hardcover, softcover, electronic books, online publications, videos and DVDs, reference books, monographs and edited collections, as well as over 100 academic and professional journals in print and electronic formats. Many of our books are also currently available as Open Access.