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October 10, 2023

Wiley Wiley announces CEO transition. Wiley announced the departure of Brian Napack as President and Chief Executive Officer and the appointment of Matthew Kissner as Interim CEO, effective immediately. Mr. Kissner previously served as Wiley's Group Executive and Board Chair, as well as Interim CEO from May to December 2017. Wiley will be rescheduling its planned October 12 Investor Day for a later date to be determined. [Full Announcement].

July 19, 2023

Wiley Wiley rolls out new initiatives to accelerate innovation in research publishing. Wiley has rolled out a series of new initiatives to accelerate innovation in research publishing including its Innovation Lab, Researcher Fellowship program, and Innovation Certification in Scholarly Publishing. These new initiatives are led by Wiley Partner Solutions, which serves associations, scientific publishers, societies, libraries and corporations as they transform their business strategies and publishing processes in the open research era. [Full Announcement].

Wiley Oable and RightsLink partner to support open access workflows in libraries worldwide. Oable, Wiley's cross-publisher payment and reporting solution for institutions, and RightsLink for Scientific Communications, the industry-trusted platform for shared Open Access management by Copyright Clearance Center, are partnering to connect libraries and publishers globally. The agreement between the two companies entails the seamless exchange of metadata between two market-leading systems with the goal of speeding up Open Access article payments and easing reporting. [Full Announcement].

July 14, 2023

Wiley Wiley's Edifix integrates with the Retraction Watch Database to improve research integrity. Wiley and the Retraction Watch Database, a project of the Center for Scientific Integrity whose mission is to promote transparency and integrity in science and scientific publishing, announced a new integration that aims to bolster research integrity. Edifix, a Wiley software application for reference lists, is now integrated with the Retraction Watch Database to alert users when citations to retracted content appear in authors' submitted reference lists. With this information, users of the service can take appropriate action on the flagged citations. [Full Announcement].

July 6, 2023

Wiley Tuition.io acquires Wiley's Tuition Manager business. Tuition.io, a leading education assistance benefits provider, has acquired Wiley's Tuition Manager business, which enables employers to offer a range of tuition assistance benefits to their workforces. Terms are undisclosed. The acquisition is the culmination of a successful relationship between Tuition.io, Wiley and HostedHR dating back more than four years. It continues Tuition.io's growth as a leading Education Assistance service provider, allowing Tuition Manager customers to take full advantage of Tuition.io's modern, highly configurable and customizable platform to offer a wide range of differentiated benefits to their workforces. [Full Announcement].

February 21, 2023

Wiley Raineri joins Wiley as Senior Vice President Leading Wiley University Services. Wiley announced that Deanna Raineri, formerly of Coursera and Northeastern University, has joined the company as its new senior vice president for university strategy and market innovation. In her new role, Raineri will lead Wiley's University Services business line. During her career, she has been an innovator in digital learning in both academia and the corporate world, developing online and blended education programs and strategies, including some of the industry's first unbundled and stackable degrees [Full Announcement].

January 25, 2023

Wiley Wiley and CzechELib sign first open access agreement in Czech Republic. Wiley announced an open access agreement with Czech National Library of Technology. The four-year agreement will provide CzechELib participants access to view and publish in Wiley's complete hybrid journal portfolio, which includes 1,400 journals, beginning January 16, 2023. Wiley is pioneering the open access movement in Czech Republic, being one of the first publishers to sign an open access agreement within the country. Participating researchers will be able to publish nearly 650 articles open access within the first year. [Full Announcement].

November 21, 2022

Wiley Wiley and Projekt DEAL Extend Open Access Agreement into Fifth Year. Wiley, a global leader in research and education, today announced the fifth year extension of its landmark open access agreement with Projekt DEAL, the countrywide consortium representative of more than 900 academic institutions in Germany. This extension will allow authors in Germany even more open access publishing options, with an additional 240 fully open access journals integrated into the contract for the first time. [Full Announcement].

October 17, 2022

Wiley Wiley launches Partner Solutions division in research to support the transition to open access publishing. Wiley, a global leader in research and education, announced Wiley Partner Solutions, a new division within its Research business. Wiley Partner Solutions serves associations, scientific publishers, societies and corporations as they transform their business strategies and publishing processes in the open research era. The Partner Solutions team will operate globally under the leadership of Wiley Senior Vice President Dr. Guido F. Herrmann, based in Germany.

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October 5, 2022

Wiley Statement on Wiley eBooks featured in ProQuest Academic Complete Library. In June 2020, Wiley requested our library aggregator partner ProQuest transition approximately 1,380 ebooks out of its Academic Complete online digital library as part of a regular review of collections. In working with ProQuest, this change was delayed to August 2022 for contractual reasons and to provide time for customers to make any necessary adjustments. Nevertheless, many customers were caught off guard. After reviewing the decision against the current environment and listening to our customers, we are returning these ebooks to the ProQuest Academic Complete collection so libraries that subscribe to the service can access them again. [Full Announcement].

September 16, 2022

Wiley Driving Research Outcomes: Wiley Partners with CiteAb. Wiley announce a new partnership with CiteAb, a search engine that helps scientists identify the best scientific product to use in their research. Originally developed as a small-scale solution to the problems faced in his research lab at the University of Bath, Dr. Andrew Chalmers' idea for a database of scientific products and corresponding citations of those products in the literature has grown into an independent company that provides a robust search engine of reagents. CiteAb combs research data to identify research citations, supplier details, and experimental information for nearly 6 million different antibodies, as well as biochemicals, proteins, kits, and experimental models. [Full Announcement].

July 8, 2022

Wiley Wiley rolls out open access solution Oable to first 34 customers. Wiley announced its continued investment in Oable by making the innovative open access workflow management solution available to 34 customers. Oable was developed by Knowledge Unlatched, which Wiley acquired in 2021 to advance both organizations' shared commitment to make open access simple and easy for librarians, researchers, and publishers. [Full Announcement].

June 22, 2022

Wiley Wiley and Italian Consortium Bibliosan sign open access agreement. Global research and education leader Wiley today announced a new four-year agreement with Bibliosan, a consortium of medical research institutes and hospitals in Italy. This agreement will provide 68 institutions with access to Wiley's complete journal portfolio and enable participating researchers to publish accepted articles open access in all of Wiley's more than 1,600 hybrid and gold open access journals. [Full Announcement].

May 9, 2022

Wiley Wiley signs Declaration on Research Assessment, deepens commitment to responsible research assessment. Global research and education leader Wiley announced it has signed the Declaration on Research Assessment, which is a world-wide initiative designed to improve the ways in which the outputs of scholarly research are evaluated. [Full Announcement].

April 6, 2022

Wiley Wiley and South African Consortium SANLiC Sign Open Access Agreement. Global research and education leader Wiley announced a new ground-breaking, four-year agreement with SANLiC (South African National Library and Information Consortium), a consortium of public South African higher education and research institutions, with the aim to deliver more open access research and empower scholars across the country. [Full Announcement].

Wiley CLOCKSS digital archive expands partnership with Wiley. CLOCKSS has expanded its partnership with global research and education leader Wiley. Together, CLOCKSS and Wiley will ensure the long-term preservation of the publisher's extensive program of scholarly and reference books. More than 22,000 book titles that are a core part of the scholarly record will now be kept safe for posterity through inclusion in the CLOCKSS digital archive program. [Full Announcement].

March 15, 2022

Wiley University of California and Wiley Partner to Publish More Open Access Research. The University of California and Wiley announced an innovative one-year open access agreement pilot for 2022 that will make more of the University's research available to read and share worldwide. The agreement brings together UC, which generates nearly 10 percent of all U.S. research output, and Wiley, which publishes nearly 2,000 peer-reviewed journals, to advance a sustainable transition to open access. [Full Announcement].

March 10, 2022

Wiley Wiley and OhioLINK Sign Agreement to Publish More Open Access Research. Global research and education leader Wiley today announced a new two-year agreement with OhioLINK, a statewide academic library consortium for the State of Ohio in the U.S. This agreement builds on an open access pilot both institutions completed in 2020, and furthers their joint commitment to making more peer-reviewed research available to readers across the globe.OhioLINK member institutions currently enjoy access to all of Wiley's journals. The upgraded Wiley agreement grants researchers the additional ability to publish eligible articles as open access in Wiley's portfolio of more than 1,400 hybrid journals. Publishing benefits for OhioLINK authors begin in March 2022 and continue through the end of 2023. [Full Announcement].

February 14, 2022

Wiley BTAA and Wiley announce open access publishing pilot. The Big Ten Academic Alliance announced an agreement with global research and education leader Wiley for a one-year contract extension with an open access option, as a pilot in collective action toward the Big Collection. The agreement enables researchers at 13 participating flagship universities and 17 affiliated campuses to publish accepted articles open access in all of Wiley's hybrid open access journals, for an estimated more than 2,700 open access articles in 2022. [Full Announcement].

December 16, 2021

Wiley Wiley acquires eJournalPress. Global research and education leader Wiley announced the asset purchase of eJournalPress, a leading provider of software and support services for scholarly publishing. With this investment, Wiley plans to drive the evolution of the technology and platforms that underpin research publishing and advance the future of research communication. [Full Announcement].

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