Informa Plc engages in the business of publishing academic books and providing information services. It operates through four segments: Academic Publishing, Business Intelligence, Global Exhibitions and Knowledge & Networking. The Academic Publishing segment provides books and journals, both in print and electronic formats, primarily for academic and research users, in the subject areas of Humanities & Social Sciences, and Science, Technology & Medicine. It operates as Taylor & Francis with other imprints including Routledge, CRC Press, Garland Science and Cogent OA. The Business Intelligence segment provides specialist data-driven intelligence and insight to professionals in niche communities. The digital subscription products consist of rich datasets and valuable insight, across the agricultural, financial, maritime, pharmaceutical, and telecoms, media & technology sectors. The Global Exhibitions segment is an international exhibitions organizer. It operates business to business exhibitions and trade shows, as well as a number of consumer events, enabling specialist communities to meet face to face and conduct business. The Knowledge & Networking segment provides conferences and training courses globally. It creates and connects communities based on the sharing of insights and learning, providing attendees with the opportunity to meet, network and share knowledge. The company was founded in December 1998 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.