Gill (publisher)

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Gill & Macmillan Inc.
Privately Held
Industry Publishing
Founded 1856
Headquarters Dublin, Ireland
Key people
Dermot O'Dwyer, Managing Director
Michael Henry Gill, Co-Founder
James McGlashan, Co-Founder
Products School, University and College Textbooks, Fiction, Non-Fiction
Website http://www.gillmcmillan.ie/

Gill & Macmillan is a publisher based in Park West, Dublin, Ireland, and is a publisher of nonfiction and educational books in Ireland. It is a member of CLE, the Irish Book Publishers' Association.

History[edit]

In 1856, Michael Henry Gill, printer for Dublin University, purchased the publishing and bookselling business of James McGlashan, and the company was re-named McGlashan & Gill. In 1875, it was re-named M.H. Gill & Son. In 1968, the company became associated with the London based Macmillan Publishers (founded 1843) and Gill & Macmillan was established.

Products[edit]

Gill & Macmillan mainly publishes educational books for school and college students. They also publish a range of general interest non-fiction titles. As well as handling its own published titles, Gill & Macmillan also handles the warehousing and distribution for a number of Irish-based publishers, including O'Brien Press.

Gill & Macmillan also runs My-eTest.com, an online learning resource aimed at Irish second-level students. They also have a series of online tests designed to accompany 22 of their educational books, covering 8 secondary school subjects.

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