October 25, 2014

Two Science Journals Join Wiley’s Open Access Program

From Wiley: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., announced [Tuesday] that Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and Microbial Biotechnology have joined the Wiley Open Access publishing program. All articles in these two journals are now open access and free to view, download and share. [Clip] Since its launch in 1996, Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine has […]

Rachel Burley Named Wiley’s First VP/Director of Open Access, New Position Created to Lead OA Efforts

From Wiley: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., announced today the creation of a new role to lead open access. Rachel Burley has been appointed to the position of Vice President and Director, Open Access. In this new role Rachel will lead all aspects of the growth and development of open access publishing at Wiley. Working […]

ebrary Signs 50 New Publishers

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From Today’s Announcement: ebrary today announced that Wiley along with over 50 newly signed publishers such as American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Leuven University Press, and University of Illinois Press will distribute e-books in Academic Complete as well as other models including perpetual archive, patron driven acquisition, and short-term loan. Academic Complete will soon […]

Publishing: Wiley to Divest Selected Publishing Assets, No STM Units Will Be Included in Planned Sale

From The Wall St. Journal: John Wiley & Sons Inc., publisher of the For Dummies brand, said it has retained adviser Allen & Co. to explore the sale of some of its publishing assets in its professional/trade business and said it will redeploy its resources to For Dummies. [Clip] “We plan to drive long-term growth, […]

Wiley-Blackwell Adds 44 Titles to Journal Publishing Program in 2012, 8 New Titles Will Be Open Access

From Wiley-Blackwell: In 2012 Wiley-Blackwell will begin publishing 44 titles new to its journal program, including 16 new launches and 40 journals published in collaboration with societies or other organizations. Brand new titles publishing on Wiley Online Library over the course of 2012 include Advanced Healthcare Materials, PsyCH Journal (published with the Institute of Psychology, […]

Publishing: Highlights from Wiley's Q2 2011 Earnings Report

The complete earnings announcement can be found here. A Few Noteworthy Items: “The slowdown in education continued to weigh on overall results” said Stephen Smith, President and CEO.  “A year-to-date decline in for-profit enrollments and the impact of rental ordering patterns, which benefited last year’s numbers, have had a larger than expected impact on the […]

New from Wiley: Sociology Spotlight: A Free iOS App for the Sociology Community

From the iTunes App Store Description: This new app gives you the following community features at your fingertips, anywhere, anytime – • Latest information on key Sociology conferences and latest conference tweets • A free, comprehensive Frommer’s travel guide to major conference locations • Latest abstracts for Sociology articles and books, including the ability to […]