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The “Anywhere Article” Launched Across Wiley Online Library

“John Wiley & Sons, Inc., has announced the launch of its next generation enhanced HTML article, the “Anywhere Article”, which puts readability, interaction, and portability at the heart of the user experience. The Anywhere Article launched across Wiley Online Library today. “The communities we serve are as diverse as the research we publish and the Anywhere Article reflects that, because research is no longer restricted to the laboratory or the university library; portability must be an essential component of the user experience,” said Phillip Carpenter, Vice President & Managing Director, Research Communications, Wiley.” (via Wiley)

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U Montréal Cancels Subscriptions to 76% of Serials in Wiley Online Library

“On January 14, the Université de Montréal (UdeM) libraries announced that they are cancelling their subscriptions to 1,142 of 1,510 periodicals in the Wiley Online Library at the end of the month. New issues of the cancelled titles will no longer be available online to the UdeM community, but access to earlier issues will be maintained. In a news release, the libraries note that the cancellations are the result of several factors, including budget cuts imposed by the Québec government and annual subscription price increases between 3% and 6%.” (via ARL)

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Wiley to provide emergency access to medical literature in support of Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts

“Wiley will offer free access to medical literature in support of Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts to those affected by the disaster and to those providing assistance to the affected population as part of the Emergency Access Initiative. The free access period is currently November 11, 2013 – December 9, 2013.  Content provided is the Cochrane Library, Essential Evidence Plus and over 150 medical journals including Journal of Traumatic Stress, Nursing in Critical Care, Public Health Nursing, and Perspectives in Psychiatric Care. Access to biomedical literature through the Emergency Access Initiative is only available to those affected by the disaster and for those providing assistance to the affected population.” (via Wiley)

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Generation Gap in Authors Open Access Views and Experience, Reveals Wiley Survey

“John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced the results of its 2013 author survey on open access, with over eight thousand respondents from across Wiley’s journal portfolio. The survey is a follow up to Wiley’s 2012 open access author survey and is the second such survey conducted by Wiley. This year new sections were added including research funding and article licenses. Consistencies were seen between the 2012 and 2013 surveys in authors’ desire to publish in a high-quality, respected journal with a good Impact Factor, but the survey also shed light on differences between early career researchers respondents between the ages of 26-44 with less than 15 years of research experience and more established colleagues in their opinions on quality and licenses.  Differences were also seen across funding bodies and in the funding available for open access to different author groups.” (via Wiley)

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Wiley Launches Digital Classroom, Video and Ebook E-Learning Site

“Wiley is diving head-first into the growing business of online education. The Hoboken, N.J.-based educational and professional publisher is launching DigitalClassroom.com today, a new e-learning website focused on technology. The website offers 2,500 video tutorials and access to 50 ebooks on the latest software, operating systems, Web design, Web development, graphic design and more. Access to the site is by subscription, which will cost users $20 a month; it’s being offered at a lower introductory rate for a one-year subscription, $10 a month.” (via Digital Book World)

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Wiley Joins the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association

“John Wiley & Sons, Inc., announced today its new membership of the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA). OASPA represents the interests of open access journal publishers globally in all scientific, technical and scholarly disciplines and enables exchange of information, setting standards, advancing models, advocacy, education, and the promotion of innovation. “We are pleased to become members of OASPA,” said Rachel Burley, Vice President & Director, Open Access, Wiley. “We support the OASPA’s goals of sharing knowledge and best practice, and developing sustainable OA publishing models.”

via Wiley Press Release

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Wiley Extends Open Access Option to Over 80% of Journals

“John Wiley & Sons, Inc., announced today that its open access option for individual journal articles, OnlineOpen, will be available to authors in 81% of the journals it publishes. OnlineOpen gives authors the option to publish an open access paper in their journal of choice where it will benefit from maximum impact. “Wiley is committed to expanding its range of publishing options for authors,” said Rachel Burley, Vice President & Director, Open Access, Wiley. “With this significant expansion of OnlineOpen we are enabling authors who choose to publish under the open access model to select from a much broader range of publications which are well established and highly valued in their field.”

via Wiley

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