National Academy Press
Publisher for:
The National Academy of Sciences
The Institute of Medicine
The National Academy of Engineering
The National Research Council
Undertakes 200+ studies per year, at request of government and private sector, on issues of public policy: How much arsenic should be allowed in drinking water? Which is better, whole language or phonics? Are medical errors being quietly ignored? Are bridges outliving their engineering?
NAP's dual mission:
A. Disseminate as widely as possible the reports of the Academies
A. Be financially self-sustaining via the sales of books and services