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March 07, 2012

Wiley to Divest Selected Publishing Assets: Strategic realignment of resources will address marketplace changes, accelerate Wiley’s digital transformation, and drive long-term growth

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa, JWb), today announced it has retained Allen & Company LLC to explore the sale of a number of consumer print and digital publishing assets in its Professional/Trade business that no longer align with the company's long-term strategies. The assets are in travel (including the well-known Frommer's brand), culinary, general interest, nautical, pets, crafts, Webster's New World, and CliffsNotes. 

March 07, 2012

High impact EMBO Molecular Medicine to Publish Under Open Access Model

Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, technical, medical and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., and EMBO today announced that EMBO Molecular Medicine will, as of March 2012, join the Wiley Open Access publishing program.

March 06, 2012

Wiley-VCH’s Dr. Vera Köster Honoured By The German Chemical Society

Dr. Vera Köster, Website & Managing Editor, Wiley-VCH, is the recipient of this year’s prize of the Society of German Chemists (GDCh) for journalists and writers.

March 05, 2012

Wiley-Blackwell Extends Publishing Partnership with the Society of Actuaries

Wiley-Blackwell today announced a partnership with the Society of Actuaries to publish six prestigious publications in the field of actuarial science beginning in 2012.

March 01, 2012

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Fiscal 2012 Third Quarter Conference Call Schedule

John Wiley & Sons (NYSE: JWA and JWB), a global provider of content and workflow solutions in areas of scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly research; professional development; and education announced today that it will release its third quarter results prior to market open on Thursday, March 8, 2012.   In conjunction with the release, the Company has scheduled a conference call beginning at 10:00 a.m. EST that day to discuss the results.  

February 28, 2012

Announcing the Launch of WILEY LEARNING INSTITUTE™ The premier professional development destination for faculty and campus leaders

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa, JWb) is pleased to announce the launch of WILEY LEARNING INSTITUTE™ (www.WileyLearningInstitute.com), a new service that provides essential knowledge, ideas, and best practices to promote professional learning.  

February 28, 2012

Wiley-Blackwell Adds 44 Titles to Journal Publishing Program in 2012

In 2012 Wiley-Blackwell, the Scientific, Technical, Medical, and Scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 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.

February 27, 2012

Wiley-Blackwell to Expand Publishing Relationship with the British Educational Research Association

Wiley-Blackwell today expanded its partnership with the British Educational Research Association  (BERA) by announcing the publication of two further journals together. In 2013 the British Journal of Educational Technology will be joined at Wiley-Blackwell by the British Educational Research Journal and the new Review of Education: An International Journal of Major Studies in Education.

February 24, 2012

Journal of the American Heart Association — New Open Access Journal Now Live

The inaugural issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association is now live.

February 23, 2012

Wiley Faculty Network and Indiana University’s Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning to Host Virtual Event on Leveraging e-Textbooks to Engage Students

The Wiley Faculty Network (WFN), which is part of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., will co-host a virtual event with Indiana University’s Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning on how faculty can better employ digital course materials to help students succeed.   This event is in support of Indiana University’s innovative e-textbook initiative that launched this spring semester, of which Wiley is a founding partner.

February 17, 2012

Wiley Acquires Inscape, a Leading Provider of DiSC®-Based Learning Solutions: Acquisition extends Wiley's global reach and accelerates Wiley's digital strategy in workplace learning

Wiley announced today that it has acquired Inscape Holdings Inc., a leading provider of DiSC®-based assessments and training products that develop critical interpersonal business skills.  Wiley paid $85 million to purchase all of the stock of Inscape, the majority of which are held by investment funds controlled by New York City-based Sentinel Capital Partners. The acquisition will enable Wiley to capitalize on both companies' content, assets, and relationships, enhance its global reach, and move more aggressively into digital delivery to the growing workplace learning and assessment market.

February 15, 2012

An Important Win Against Internet Piracy

In a concerted action, a global group of publishers and publishers' associations (of which Wiley was a part) achieved an important success in the fight against copyright piracy on the Internet. Overcoming significant technical and legal obstacles, the publishers were able to locate the alleged operators of two high-traffic rogue websites, the sharehoster service, www.ifile.it, and the link library, www.library.nu, and to serve judicial cease-and-desist orders to them.  These sites have now shut down.

February 07, 2012

Wiley Announces New Publishing Venture with CFA Institute

Wiley to Provide Digital Custom Publishing Services to CFA Institute

Extension of Successful Publishing Partnership

February 06, 2012

Established Journal Evolutionary Applications to Publish Under Open Access Model

Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, technical, medical and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced that Evolutionary Applications has joined the Wiley Open Access publishing program.

January 31, 2012

Eleventh Annual Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences Awarded to Dr. Michael Sheetz, Dr. James Spudich, and Dr. Ronald Vale

Deborah E. Wiley, Chairman of The Wiley Foundation, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa & JWb), announced today that the eleventh annual Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences will be awarded to Dr. Michael Sheetz, a William R Kenan Jr. Professor at Columbia University; Dr. James Spudich, Stanford University, and Dr. Ronald Vale, University of California, San Francisco.

January 16, 2012

Major Cancer Societies to Support New Wiley Open Access Journal

Wiley-Blackwell today announced the launch of Cancer Medicine, a new Wiley Open Access journal

January 03, 2012

STEM CELLS Promotes Jan A. Nolta to Editor

STEM CELLS, the premier peer-reviewed journal in the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine, promoted Professor Jan A. Nolta to Editor.

December 15, 2011

Wiley-VCH and ChemPubSoc Europe to Launch Multidisciplinary Chemistry Journal

Wiley-VCH, part of the scientific and technical publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., and ChemPubSoc Europe, an association of 16 chemical societies, have announced the launch of ChemPlusChem, a multidisciplinary journal centering on chemistry.

December 15, 2011

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa & JWb), announced that the Board of Directors at their meeting today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share on its Class A and Class B Common Stock, payable on January 17, 2012 to shareholders of record on December 29, 2011.