Who We Are
What do you need for class today? We know what happens in the classroom
matters. A dedicated instructor and the right textbook have the power to change
the world—one student at a time. W. H.
Freeman was founded in 1946 when Bill Freeman collaborated with future
Nobel Prize winner Linus Pauling to publish General Chemistry, a
textbook that revolutionized the chemistry curriculum, forever changed how
science textbooks looked, and established the prototype for the Freeman text.
Freeman quickly became the publishing house of choice for leading science
researchers wanting to make significant contributions to education.
you need the best content for your classroom.
Today we collaborate closely with top researchers and leaders in teaching to
develop the best teaching and learning packages in the life sciences, physical
sciences, mathematics, and statistics. We publish a highly selective list, allowing
us to devote unparalleled time and attention to each title as well as to the
course for which each is developed.
you need innovation. We build our lists
title by title, working with our authors, you, and your counterparts to
thoroughly understand changes in curricula, demographics, pedagogy, and technology.
This knowledge is carefully applied to meet the current and emerging needs in a
given discipline and course. We work hard to get the content right, but also
focus on how your students can integrate that content most successfully into
you need choice — in content, delivery,
and price. We don’t force people to buy the latest edition or push a particular
package. We strive to keep our prices low and we offer value or custom options
for nearly every title we publish. Our custom program, one of the best in the
industry, helps you mix your content with ours to create a successful learning
system built for your course.
you need the right technology. We create
eLearning tools to solve your problems— particularly the demands on your time
and the need to control the cost for your students. Whatever your course needs,
we have technology options for you: homework and assessment systems, online course
spaces, eBooks, animations, images, video, audio, and labs. We’ve got content
for the classroom; you choose how you want it delivered.
you need help. We know it’s not enough
to build books and media that work in the classroom—we have to make sure that
they work for you, whenever you need them and wherever you fall on the digital
curve. We call it the “W. H. Freeman Service Contract”—full support for everyone
who uses our classroom tools.
sure how to find what you need? Our
representatives have relationships, not accounts—and matching students and
teachers with the right learning tools is a labor of love. The W. H. Freeman
experience means consultation about what works best for you and your course.
whfreeman.com/myrep to find your
rep—whose job it is to help you find what you need.
We have what you need for class today.