Medical & Scholarly
Journals, encyclopedias, books, databases, and laboratory manuals in the natural sciences, social sciences, medicine, the humanities, engineering, dentistry, veterinary science, nursing, and other research-based professions, delivered in print and online.
Academic, corporate, government, and public libraries; researchers; clinicians; engineers and technologists; scholarly and professional societies; students; and professors worldwide.
Multiple channels including libraries, library consortia, subscription agents, bookstores, online booksellers, and direct sales to customers.
Wiley, Wiley-Blackwell, Wiley InterScience, Wiley-VCH, Blackwell Publishing, Blackwell Synergy, Wiley-Liss, InfoPOEMs, Blackwell Munksgaard, Blackwell Futura, Le Jacq
Australia, China, Germany, India, Singapore, U.K., and U.S.
- Develop and manage as a global business.
- Partner with medical, scholarly, and professional societies.
- Provide superior support to customers and clients.
- Expand online content portfolio and enhance it with additional tools and services to improve researchers’ and professionals’ productivity.
- Make content and services more accessible via enhanced online platforms.
- Create new online business models and services.
- Collaboration with online enterprises that add value to Wiley InterScience and Blackwell Synergy.
- Expand online offerings of book backfiles and legacy reference works.
- Build advertising-supported publications business.
- Grow business in Asia, adding new customers, authors, and publishing programs.
- Generate savings and drive productivity improvements by expanding off-shoring and outsourcing of various content-management, manufacturing, and shared support services.
Fiscal 2007 Highlights
- Increased Wiley’s global STM revenue by 35% to $536 million. Blackwell’s revenue contribution for Wiley’s FY 2007 was $106 million.
- Acquired Blackwell Publishing, Ltd., a leading academic and professional publisher in February 2007.
- Wiley InterScience visits grew by nearly 24%, with online book downloads increasing by 30%.
- New businesses and acquired publication rights contributed $5 million of the top-line growth.
- Continued our growth in society journal publishing, signing publishing agreements with the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, the Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and the International Society for Stem Cell Research, among others.
- Expanded an existing publishing agreement with the Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) to include all five of their journals.
- Launched new journals, including Clinical and Translational Science; Regulation & Governance; Asian Social Work and Policy Review; and Archives of Drug Information.
- Acquired HEED (Health Economic Evaluations Database), an online source of health economic information and evaluations.
- Acquired three controlled-circulation publications from Carpe Diem Communications, Inc.
- Signed an agreement with the New York Public Library to provide public online access to over 300 peer-reviewed journals.