Announcing .... UniForum Press

Prentice Hall PTR, a unit of Simon & Schuster, and UniForum, the International Association of Open Systems Professionals, have combined their resources to create a publishing program that addresses the unique needs of open systems professionals.


To provide open systems professionals with useful, timely, and accurate publications on new and emerging technologies in the most accessible and easy-to-use format or media.


IS professionals are faced with strategic and tactical decisions concerning a wide variety of technologies. UniForum Press publications seek to address the demand for information that can help them make these critical decisions and successfully implement new technologies.


UniForum Press is currently soliciting proposals that deal with the following technologies:

Preparing Proposals

If you are interested in submitting a proposal for a UniForum Press publication, we will need the following information:

Brief Description of the Book - describe the scope of the project in two or three concise paragraphs, including physical specifications (number of pages, illustrations, etc.).

Target Audience - Carefully define and describe the intended reader. What technical background or experience is assumed?

Outline - A detailed outline that includes chapter titles and major subheadings.

Competition - Compare your book to existing publications that deal with the same technology. Note the strengths and weaknesses of competing or related books.

Market Potential - Identify the primary customers and quantify market size if possible. Highlight recent trends or external factors that will shape the market for your book.

Status & Schedule - Describe the status of the manuscript and provide a detailed schedule for completing the project.

Suggested Reviewers - Recommend colleagues or recognized experts who could provide objective feedback related to technical content or market potential.

Whom to Contact

Anthony I. (Tony) Wasserman
Editor-in-Chief, UniForum Press
2901 Tasman Drive, Suite 205
Santa Clara, CA 95054
1-800-255-5620 x17
408-986-1645 Fax

Gregory Doench
Executive Editor, Prentice Hall
Professional Technical Reference
One Lake Street
Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458

Please contact us for help in preparing a proposal or for more information about UniForum Press.