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STMS Products


CustomersAcademic, corporate, government, and public libraries; researchers; clinicians; engineers and technologists; scholarly and professional societies; students; and professors worldwide.


Journals, encyclopedias, books, databases, and laboratory manuals in the life sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, medicine, the humanities, engineering, dentistry, veterinary science, nursing, and other research-based professions, delivered in print and online.


Wiley, Wiley AcerS, Wiley AIChE, Wiley-Blackwell, Wiley InterScience, Wiley-VCH, Arnold, Blackwell Publishing, BMJ Books, BPS-Blackwell, Ernst & Sohn, Essential Evidence Plus (formerly InfoPOEMs), Five-Minute Veterinary Consult, GIT Verlag, IEEE Press, IFT Press, ISTE, PharmaFile, The Cochrane Library, UKVet, Verlag Chimica Acta.


Map of publishing centers
Australia, Germany, Singapore, U.K., U.S.


Multiple channels including libraries, library consortia, subscription agents, bookstores, online booksellers, and direct sales to customers.

STMS Products


Accelerate revenue and margin growth through collaboration across geographic and business boundaries.

Grow revenue through acquisitions, alliances, and partnerships, including those in new, non-traditional markets.

Partner with professional and scholarly societies.

Develop workflow solutions that anticipate and respond to the needs of our customers and help them achieve their desired outcomes.

Provide superior support to customers and clients.

Expand and enhance online content portfolio 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.

Transform Wiley InterScience with a robust new platform offering innovative architecture, user interface, and features. Provide smooth transition and positive user experience for customers.

Expand online offerings of book backfiles and legacy reference works.

Expand advertising-supported publications business.

Grow business in Asia, adding new customers, authors, and publishing programs.

Generate savings and drive productivity improvements in content management, manufacturing, and shared support services.

Increase cross-business licensing, marketing, and publishing opportunities.

Fiscal Year 2009 Highlights

Increased global revenue for STMS by 9% on a currency neutral basis, the result of higher journal subscription renewals, new business, and improved global rights income. All subject categories exhibited growth, reflecting the positive effect of combining the Wiley and Blackwell STMS businesses.

Strengthened society relationships, with 32 new journals signed in fiscal year 2009, 87 journal contracts renewed or extended, and only 9 journal contracts not renewed.

Launched five new journals: the Journal of Research Synthesis Methods (in association with the Society for Research Synthesis Methodology); Clinical and Translational Science (for medical professionals’ research and educational endeavors); to complement the print version of the journal; Sports Technology (in print and online); and the online Evolutionary Applications.

Published nearly 1,400 books, including Paquette/Crich/Fuchs/Molander’s 14-volume Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, 2e (EROS2); Ness’s 8-volume International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest, the definitive reference source for the history of protest and revolution over the past 500 years, available in print and online; and Jamieson/Moenssens’s The Wiley Encyclopedia of Forensic Science.

Merged Blackwell Synergy into Wiley InterScience, migrating approximately 2 million online journal articles, 29,000 customers, and 2 million access licenses. Sold the first combined Wiley-Blackwell journal license to Akademintorg, the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Foreign Economic Association.

Acquired the Arnold statistics book program, consisting of more than 50 titles, from Hodder Education.

Signed agreement with CambridgeSoft, a leading provider of knowledge enterprise solutions, to provide our organic chemistry content to its pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and chemical industry customers.

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