Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Jones & Bartlett Learning
Parent companyAscend Learning [1]
Founded1983 (1983) [2]
  • Donald W. Jones
  • Arthur Bartlett [2]
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Burlington, Massachusetts [2]
Publication types Books
Nonfiction topicsEducational & Professional Publishing
  • Informed (quick reference)
  • Tarascon (medical) [3]
RevenueUS$84 million (2007) [4]
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Jones & Bartlett Learning, a division of Ascend Learning, [1] is a provider of instructional, assessment and learning-performance management solutions[ buzzword] for the secondary, post-secondary, and professional markets. The name comes from Donald W. Jones, the company's founder, and Arthur Bartlett, the first editor.[ citation needed]


Founded by Donald W. Jones and Arthur Bartlett in 1983, the original editorial office was located in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, [2] and the company's corporate logo is the local Nobska lighthouse.[ citation needed] In 1986, Jones and Bartlett acquired the Wadsworth Health Sciences publishing program from The Thomson Corporation, which moved the company into nursing and health sciences.[ citation needed]

In 1988, the company was named by New England Business Magazine as one of the 100 fastest-growing companies in New England.[ citation needed] In 1989, they opened their first office in London. In 1993, they opened an office in Singapore, and an office in Toronto in 1994.[ citation needed] Their corporate headquarters moved to Sudbury, Massachusetts in 1995. [5] In 2011, Jones & Bartlett Learning moved its offices in Sudbury and Maynard, Massachusetts to Burlington, Massachusetts, sharing a building with other Ascend Learning corporate offices. [5]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Jones & Bartlett Learning". Ascend Learning. Archived from the original on 1 January 2015. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d "Company Overview". Jones & Barlett Learning. Retrieved 20 March 2015.
  3. ^ "Our Brands". Jones & Bartlett Learning. Retrieved 20 March 2015.
  4. ^ "Industry ranking". Jones and Bartlett. Archived from the original on 2 May 2007.
  5. ^ a b "Jones & Bartlett Learning expands into new office space in Burlington". Jones & Bartlett Learning. 12 July 2011. Retrieved 20 March 2015.