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November 11, 2012

Want to Get in Touch with a Better Reality? Listen to Black Sabbath.

Edited by William Irwin Ear-splittingly loud, for some, musically-challenging and with lyrics that speak of apocalypse, death and destruction, listening to Black Sabbath is not for everyone. In fact, some would tell you that the band worship Satan, their songs promote violence and even try to convince teenagers to commit suicide.

November 05, 2012

Wiley Establishes Print on Demand Solution for Online Only Journals through The Sheridan Press

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWA and JWB), a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-based services in areas of scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly research; professional practice; and global education, today announced a partnership with The Sheridan Press, print and publication services provider to the STM and scholarly journal community. Through this partnership Wiley’s online only journal titles will be available as Print on Demand (POD) copies, delivered through Sheridan’s sophisticated production system. Starting in January 2013, a total of 145 online only titles will now be available in print via this solution.

November 05, 2012

Sporting Victories Help Politicians Win Re-Election, Study Shows

Politicians are seldom slow in their attempts to convert the feel good factors generated by major sporting wins into political support, and for good reason.

October 30, 2012

What Kind of Hobbit Are You? New Book Helps You Discover Your Inner Took...

The Hobbit and Philosophy: For When You've Lost Your Dwarves, Your Wizard and Your Way

 

October 26, 2012

What Authors Want From Open Access Publishing

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced the results of an author survey on open access, with over ten thousand respondents from across Wiley’s journal portfolio. The research explored the factors that authors assess when deciding where to publish, and whether to publish open access.  Among the top factors considered by authors were the relevance and scope of the journal, the journal’s impact factor and the international reach of the journal.

October 16, 2012

Wiley Congratulates the 2012 Nobel Laureates

Eight of the 2012 Laureates are Wiley Authors

October 15, 2012

Professors Alvin E. Roth and Lloyd S. Shapley Awarded The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2012

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2012 has been awarded jointly to Professors Alvin E. Roth and Lloyd S. Shapley; both have published with Wiley.

October 15, 2012

Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials, 12th Edition, 5 Volume Set

Wiley is pleased to announce the publication of the 12th edition of Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials.

October 09, 2012

Nobel Prize in Physics for 2012 Awarded to Wiley Authors

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., is pleased to learn that the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2012 to Serge Haroche and David J. Wineland.

12:00 AM EDT September 24, 2012

Young Cancer Survivors Often Forgo Medical Care Due to Costs

Many survivors of adolescent and young adult cancers avoid routine medical care because it’s too expensive, despite the fact that most have health insurance. That is the conclusion of a new study published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. The results indicate that expanding insurance coverage for young cancer survivors may be insufficient to safeguard their long-term health without efforts to reduce their medical cost burdens.

August 15, 2012

How to Improve Your Mind: 20 Keys to Unlock the Modern World

Each day our minds experience a deluge of conversation, lectures, newspapers, TV, the Internet, and more.  But what should we really be paying attention to?

August 15, 2012

The IOC Manual of Sports Injuries: An Illustrated Guide to the Management of Injuries in Physical Activity

Created in collaboration with the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee, this exciting new book provides an extensive guide to the diagnosis, management, and continued care of patients with sports injuries.

August 10, 2012

The New Depression: The Breakdown of the Paper Money Economy

Richard Duncan, international bestselling author of The Dollar Crisis, explains why the global economic crisis will worsen starting in 2012 and what can be done to survive financially.

July 31, 2012

How Washington Actually Works For Dummies® Demystifies Policymaking and Reveals Key Political Influencers

In an election year where the economy is king, along with a head-to-head matchup for the presidential race, timing could not be better for an insiders’ guide to Washington, D.C.

July 27, 2012

Brazil Offers Upward Mobility in a Collapsing World

As the U.S. grows more bankrupt by the day, many Americans are looking for investing opportunities abroad. In his new book Brazil Is the New America: How Brazil Offers Upward Mobility in a Collapsing World, James Dale Davidson, acclaimed entrepreneur and cofounder of Agora and Newsmax, explains how Brazil has emerged as the new destination for investment success. 

July 16, 2012

Move over China and India, The Arab World is Open for Business

An expert's guide to exploring business opportunities in the burgeoning Arab marketplace. 

July 16, 2012

Nurses need to counteract negative stereotypes of the profession in top YouTube hits

The nursing profession needs to harness the power of the video-sharing website YouTube to promote a positive image of nurses, after research found that many of the top hits portray them in a derogatory way. That is the key finding of research published in the August issue of the Journal of Advanced Nursing.

July 11, 2012

Cochrane Finds No Reliable Evidence on Effectiveness of Electric Fans in Heatwaves

A new Cochrane systematic review of the effects of electric fans in heatwaves has found no high quality evidence to guide future national and international policies. The review outlines the type of study that would help resolve the uncertainty which is spelt out in a podcast and an editorial all published today in The Cochrane Library.

July 09, 2012

Handbook of Exchange Rates

Features contributions written by leading specialists from the global financial arena, this handbook provides a collection of original ideas on foreign exchange (FX) rates and equips readers with the relevant concepts and policies for working in today's international economic climate.