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August 05, 2015

New Book Showcases Vintage Photographs from Singapore’s Early Days of Nationhood

Never before published photos of Singapore from the early days of nationhood by an American diplomat based here from 1965-1970. The collection commemorates SG50 and offers a startling contrast to the modern metropolis that is Singapore today.

December 15, 2014

A Jesuit Shakespeare?

Shakespeare's religious beliefs are the subject of an ongoing scholarly debate. In 1616, the year Shakespeare died, the Jesuit press at the College of St. Omer—then in the Spanish Flanders but now in France—published an edition of poems by the Jesuit martyr Robert Southwell in which the preface, ‘The Author to his loving Cousin,’ was altered to read, ‘To my worthy good cousin Maister W.S.’ from ‘Your loving cousin, R.S.’ Scholars are now wondering whether the recipient of the poems was William Shakespeare.

September 02, 2014

Oceans Apart: Study Reveals Insights into the Evolution of Languages

A new Journal of Evolutionary Biology study provides evidence that physical barriers formed by oceans can influence language diversification.

August 13, 2014

Wiley Announces Continued Growth in Titles with Impact Factor

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced a continued increase in the proportion of its journal titles indexed in the 2014 release of Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports® (JCR).  A total of 1,202 Wiley titles (approximately 70%) were indexed, up from 1,193 in the 2012 JCR, and including 13 titles which have been indexed for the first time.

July 24, 2014

Scottish History For Dummies

Scottish History For Dummies is a fun and factual exploration of the grand scope of Scotland and its place within the historical narratives of Britain, Europe and the rest of the world.

May 27, 2014

Lead Like Reagan: Timeless Lessons from Our 40th President

Although June 5, 2014, will mark the 10th anniversary of President Ronald Reagan’s death, his legacy of being a great leader still resonates. Now, a new book by Dan Quiggle examines the tactics, habits, and principles that made Reagan so effective—and reveals a new leadership template that is applicable throughout all industries and professions.

May 07, 2014

First World War For Dummies

First World War For Dummies is an accessible and engaging introduction to the ‘War to End All Wars’ for those readers wanting to learn about this fundamental event of the 20th Century.

12:00 AM EDT April 10, 2014

Iceberg Risk Greater Today Than the Titanic Year of 1912, Study Claims

Scientists are challenging the theory that icebergs made 1912, the year RMS Titanic was lost to the North Atlantic, an exceptionally hazardous year for shipping.

March 03, 2014

How Ancient Greek Plays Allow us to Reconstruct Europe’s Climate

The open air plays of the Ancient Greeks may offer us a valuable insight into the Mediterranean climate of the time, Weather reports.

February 18, 2014

Something’s Wrong in Washington: Is American Democracy in Crisis?

Acclaimed political scientists Norman Ornstein and Jared Diamond explore if tribalism is at the heart of the problem, or if the U.S. is facing a far greater political crisis.

February 03, 2014

Walk-in access to high quality academic research available in UK public libraries

Students, independent researchers and small businesses can now access many of the world’s best academic papers across science, technology, medicine and other disciplines through their local libraries. This is the result of a unique collaboration between librarians and publishers, who have made their journal content available for free to UK libraries under a new initiative, Access to Research.

February 03, 2014

Who Owns the Bones? Should Bodies in Museum Exhibits be Returned Home?

Clinical Anatomy explores the argument that curators should return bodies to their native communities for burial

January 07, 2014

Vikings & Superheroes: How Interconnected Characters May Reveal Reality Behind the Stories

Significance reports on how too many 'too-good-to-be-true’ interactions between  recurring characters can help reveal if stories are invented or if they are based on a real society

December 24, 2013

Vanguard Founder John C. Bogle’s Legacy is the Topic of the New Book, The Man in the Arena

The Man in the Arena includes some of Bogle's classic writings on Vanguard, indexing, the mutual fund industry, corporate governance, and the fiduciary ideal. These ideas have been central to his long career in the mutual fund industry, now spanning more than six decades. The voices of observers from all walks of life who have witnessed his journey add insight and context, creating a unique snapshot of Bogle's lifelong battle to serve investors first.

November 04, 2013

Anatomy of a Cannibal: New Research Analyzes Ancient French Neanderthals

From: American Journal of Physical Anthropology

October 28, 2013

Tell-Tale Toes Point to Oldest-Known Fossil Bird Tracks From Australia

Fossilized footprints are oldest known bird tracks in Australia, reports Palaeontology

October 02, 2013

Factions, Reactions and the Closure of Attractions: Explaining the Federal Shutdown

U.S political experts Rick Wilson and James L. Perry explain the state of the union’s budget problems

July 05, 2013

Breaking the Rules of Development Cooperation: China and Brazil in African Agriculture

New research published by the Institute of Development Studies reveals the realities of how the BRICS and Africa are engaging in agricultural development cooperation

April 15, 2013

The Intellectual World of C. S. Lewis

The 50th anniversary of Lewis' death sees the work of this exceptional author as relevant today as ever, and his theological writings, which continue to have a wide and devoted following, remain immensely influential.

April 09, 2013

Wiley Selects TEMIS for Semantic Big Data Initiative

Leading Global STMS Publisher To Deploy Luxid® Content Enrichment Platform to Enhance Customer Experience Across its Digital Products and Leverage its Six-Million Document Archive