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Careers In...

Salem's new series explores the fields and occupations of science and other emerging fields.

Contemporary Biographies

A supplement to Salem Press's Careers series, this is a career-focused series exploring the fields and occupations of physics, chemistry, and other sciences.

Primary Documents

Salem's Defining Documents in American History and Grey House's Milestone Documents series offers a broad range of historical documents on important authors and subjects in American history.

Great Athletes

The largest and most comprehensive collection of sports biographies published in a single reference work.

Great Events from History

A multi-volume series detailing the most important events throughout history, worldwide.

Great Lives from History

A multi-volume series detailing the biographies of important people throughout history, worldwide.

The Decades in America

Comprehensive history of the United States and Canada in the twentieth century, divided into decades by sets.

Critical Insights

Salem's new Critical Insights series distills the best of both classic and current literary criticism of the world's most-studied literature.

Critical Surveys of Literature

Series offers in-depth, analytical reference guides covering the major writers of world literature.

Introduction to Literary Context

Provides introductory overviews of some of the world's best-known works of literature, including novels, short stories, novellas, and poems.

Magill's Literary Annual

Evaluates 200 major examples of serious literature published during the previous calendar year. Covers works of interest to general readers.


More than 12,000 reference articles focusing on plot summaries, critical commentary, character profiles, literary settings and biographical profiles of world famous novels, plays, poems and works of nonfiction.

Applied Science

Applied Science covers major fields and technologies in all areas, from agriculture to computers to engineering to medical to space sciences.

Earth Science

Earth Science provides volumes on basic topics designed to provide an introduction to our latest understanding of the Earth.

Environmental Issues

Covers a wide range of environmental issues, including biology, geology, anthropology, demographics, genetics, and engineering.

Math & Society

An exploration of how mathematics affects our daily lives in sociological, economic, and historical perspectives.

Solar System

Essential coverage of all major aspects of Earth's solar system, from the major planets and satellites, to small bodies, interplanetary phenomena, and cosmological context.

Countries, Peoples & Cultures

This series provides valuable insight into the social, cultural, economic, historical, and religious practices and beliefs of nearly every nation around the globe.

Principles of Science

Provides students and researchers with an easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals of physics, chemistry, astronomy, and more.

Literary Cyclopedias

Examines characters and places in important works of literature.

Critical Approaches to Literature

Provides students and researchers with fresh insight into the various critical approaches to literary criticism.

Principles of Business

This new series from Salem Press provides high school students, undergraduates, and public library patrons with a solid foundation to the study of six important areas of business and finance: Finance, Management, Marketing, Accounting, International Business and Entrepreneurship.


Profiles the most innovative and important individuals in history, many of whom have never been covered in any Salem Press set before.

Principles of Sociology

This new series provides valuable information on a wide range of issues that relate to personal relationships, group behavior, issues in society and how society develops, organizes, and changes. These volumes bring together a wide range of thought-provoking material, that will be a valued addition to high school and university libraries, public libraries and social science collections at all levels.

Salem Health

This comprehensive consumer health collection covers all aspects of human health, from addictions to diseases, nutrition, adolescent and women's health, psychology, alternative treatments and more. All Salem Health titles provide easy-to-understand, up-to-date, and accessible information on a wide range of important consumer health issues.