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November 13, 2013

Wiley to provide emergency access to medical literature in support of Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts

Hoboken, NJ

Wiley will offer free access to medical literature in support of Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts to those affected by the disaster and to those providing assistance to the affected population as part of the Emergency Access Initiative. 

The free access period is currently November 11, 2013 - December 9, 2013.  Content provided is the Cochrane Library, Essential Evidence Plus and over 150 medical journals including Journal of Traumatic Stress, Nursing in Critical Care, Public Health Nursing, and Perspectives in Psychiatric Care.

Access to biomedical literature through the Emergency Access Initiative is only available to those affected by the disaster and for those providing assistance to the affected population. 

The Emergency Access Initiative (EAI) is a partnership of the National Library of Medicine, the Professional/Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers, and other publishers. EAI provides temporary free access to full text articles from major biomedicine titles to healthcare professionals, librarians, and the public affected by disasters.

The National Library of Medicine will be working with WHO, libraries, and other organizations that could assist with getting needed literature to health care personnel in the impacted area.

For further information or questions regarding EAI resources, please email custserv@nlm.nih.gov or call 1-888-346-3656 in the United States, or +1-301-594-5983 internationally.

To view the site: http://eai.nlm.nih.gov/docs/captcha/test.pl?url=   

 

About Wiley

Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa, JWb), has been a valued source of information and understanding for more than 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 450 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, and Peace. Wiley's global headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia. The Company's website can be accessed at http://www.wiley.com.

About the National Library of Medicine

The National Library of Medicine is the world's largest library of the health sciences and a component of the National Institutes of Health. NLM collects, organizes, and makes available biomedical science information to scientists, health professionals, and the public.