Ko-Tech and Universal Language Services and Publishing sign with The Smithsonian Institution to publish Smithsonian Booksin Turkey

Washington, DC, USA – Washington D.C. based Smithsonian Enterprises, a unit of the Smithsonian Institution (www.si.edu), is engaging the services of management consulting firm Ko-Tech LLC (www.kotech-llc.com), Mclean, Virginia and Universal Language Services and Publishing, located in Istanbul, Turkey(www.universaldil.com) to bring Smithsonian Books titles to the Turkish market.The partnership will result in a number of exceptional Smithsonian books being translated and published in both print and digital format expressly for the Turkish market.


“We are looking forward to working with both Ko-Tech and Universal to introduce our rich collection of books to the voracious readers of Turkey. We hope that children, students, adults and the entire reading community in Turkey will enjoy our collection covering history, science, technology, space, aviation, military, and art” says Alan Chu, Senior Vice President, Smithsonian Enterprises.


About Smithsonian 

The Smithsonian Institution was founded in 1846, with a generous bequest from British scientist James Smithson (1765-1829) to found at Washington an establishment for “the increase and diffusion of knowledge.” The Smithsonian is the world’s largest museum and research complex, with 19 museums and galleries and the National Zoological Park. The Smithsonian’s collections document the nation’s history and heritage and represent the world’s natural and cultural diversity. The total number of objects, works of art and specimens at the Smithsonian is estimated at nearly 138 million. There were more than 28 million visits to the museums and National Zoo in 2014. The Smithsonian also has 140 million unique visitors to its websites. Learn more at: www.si.edu,www.smithsonian.com andwww.smithsonianbooks.com.


Universal Language Servicesand Publishing Inc., has a stellar track record and has an excellent legacy in the field of publishing& translation in Turkeywith its 38 years of experience in providing high quality services and outstanding customer service. Universal was the first company to publish the Turkish Ministry of National Education’s textbooks. Universal prepared and published these textbooks and their supplementary publications for technical high schools. Furthermore, Universal, in collaboration with its partners, has published scientific reference and academic books and dictionaries in 20 different subjects. Learn more at: www.universaldil.com.tr.