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February 17, 2016

The London Mathematical Society and Wiley confirm new publishing partnership

Hoboken, NJ

John Wiley and Sons Inc. announced today that it has been selected by the London Mathematical Society (LMS) as its publishing partner for five of its distinguished scholarly journals in mathematics. With over 2600 members drawn from all parts of the UK and internationally, the LMS is the major UK learned society for mathematics.

Beginning in January 2017, Wiley will assume publishing responsibility for the following five journals: Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society, Journal of the London Mathematical Society, Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society, Transactions of the London Mathematical Society, and Journal of Topology. All five of the journals will be hosted on Wiley Online Library, including back file content from these journals dating back to 1865.

“We’re delighted to enter this exciting, new partnership with the LMS as publisher of their prestigious journals portfolio,” said David Nicholson, Vice President in Wiley’s Society Services team. “All five of the titles moving to Wiley have a great reputation for quality, and we’re looking forward to working with the society and their community of editors, advisors, authors and readers around the world.”

 “I am delighted for our journals to move to Wiley during my presidency,” said Professor Simon Tavaré, President of the London Mathematical Society. “We unanimously chose Wiley because they offer a great combination of global access to libraries and to our authors. In these times of changing business models, we recognise that our journals are in competition with many others to publish the best papers, and we need to encourage good mathematicians to submit their best papers to our journals. Wiley will work with us to bring new authors and our editors together.”


About The London Mathematical Society 

The London Mathematical Society (LMS) is the UK’s learned Society for mathematics. Founded in

1865 for the promotion and extension of mathematical knowledge, the Society is concerned with all branches of mathematics and its applications. It is an independent and self-financing charity, incorporated under Royal Charter, with a membership of over 2,600 drawn from all parts of the UK and overseas. Its principle activities are the organization of scientific meetings and conferences, the publication of journals and books, the provision of financial support for mathematical activities, and the contribution to public debates on issues and policy matters relating to mathematics research and education. It works collaboratively with other mathematical bodies worldwide. It is the UK adhering body to the International Mathematical Union (IMU). For more information see www.lms.ac.uk


About Wiley
Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice and education. Through the Research segment, the Company provides digital and print scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising. The Professional Development segment provides digital and print books, online assessment and training services, and test prep and certification. In Education, Wiley provides education solutions including online program management services for higher education institutions and course management tools for instructors and students, as well as print and digital content. The Company's website can be accessed at www.wiley.com.