Wiley at a Glance | Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., provides must-have content and services to customers worldwide. Its core businesses include professional and consumer books and subscription services; scientific, technical, and medical journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services; and educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. Wiley has publishing, marketing, and distribution centers in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols JWa and JWb. Wiley's Internet site can be accessed at www.wiley.com.

The Company continued its growth in fiscal 2002, with revenues advancing 20% and net income before unusual items increasing 10%.

In 2002, The Wiley Foundation and John Wiley & Sons, Inc., established the annual Wiley Prize in the Biomedical Sciences to recognize contributions that have opened new fields of research or advanced novel concepts or their applications in biomedical science. The prize was awarded in its first year to Dr. H. Robert Horvitz of MIT for his seminal research on programmed cell death and Dr. Stanley J. Korsmeyer of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute for his discovery of the relationship between human lymphomas and the fundamental biological process of apoptosis.

Professional/Trade Scientific, Technical, and Medical (STM) Higher Education
Books and subscription products in all media Journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services Educational materials in all media, focused on courses in the sciences, mathematics, engineering, and accounting, with growing positions in business, computer science, psychology, education, nutrition, and modern languages

 
Professionals and consumers in targeted segments, including business, consumer, psychology, architecture, technology, teacher education, travel, reference, accounting, and culinary

Academic, research, and corporate libraries; scientists, researchers, clinicians, students, and professors Undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners
Wiley, Jossey-Bass, For Dummies, J.K. Lasser, Bible, CliffsNotes, Frommer's, Unofficial Guide, Visual, Pfeiffer, Webster's New World, TheraScribe/Practice Planner Wiley, Wiley InterScience, Wiley-VCH, Wiley-Liss Wiley; author franchises including Hughes-Hallett: calculus; Halliday/Resnick/Walker: physics; de Blij: geography; Schermerhorn: management; Cutnell: physics; Solomons: organic chemistry; Tortora: anatomy and physiology; Kieso/Weygandt/Kimmel: accounting; Anton: calculus; Silberschatz: operating systems; Callister: material science

Global revenues up 48%, including acquisitions

Acquired Hungry Minds, Wrightbooks, and Frank J. Fabozzi Publishing; after fiscal year-end, acquired approximately 250 titles from Prentice Hall Direct

Published more than 1,300 titles, including The Professional Chef, The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice, Windows XP For Dummies, and Martha Inc.: The Incredible Story of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia by Christopher Byron

Launched online products including ExpressExec management books and TheraForms downloadable forms from Wiley's practice management books

Gained market share with all major accounts

Global revenues up 7%

Continued to build Wiley InterScience, our profitable online service; average daily user sessions nearly doubled

Expanded the functionality of Wiley InterScience with new features such as TNM MobileEdition; increased its content with OnlineBooks chapters, new reference works, and new journals

Continued to drive usage of online content through the CrossRef linking service; established additional linking agreements

Published more than 400 books and reference works

Acquired A&M Publishing Ltd. and GIT Verlag GmbH

Global revenues up 5%

Rolled out a strong frontlist, publishing more than 130 textbooks and educational packages

Acquired business, earth and biological sciences, foreign language, mathematics, nutrition, and psychology titles from Thomson Learning

Continued our migration toward an electronic environment with Web-based products such as eGrade and Calculus Machina

Achieved strong sales growth in Europe, Australia, and Canada
Worldwide demand growth for must-have professional, business, technical, and consumer information

Increased penetration of global markets as a result of coordinated product development, sales, and marketing

Growth of online bookselling, which generates incremental sales of Wiley's backlist

Emerging demand in library, professional, and consumer markets for digital content, such as downloadable ebooks and productivity tools and online services and knowledge repositories

Worldwide demand for scientific, technical, and medical information, which is increasingly Web accessible

Improved electronic functionality, which is driving increased usage

Increased penetration of developing markets, particularly in Asia
Favorable demographics, including increased undergraduate and graduate school enrollments

Growth in lifelong learning

Positive impact of technology on teaching and learning, creating demand for Web-based products