Hoboken, NJ and Hanover, PA – John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWA and JWB), a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-based services in areas of scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly research; professional practice; and global education, today announced a partnership with The Sheridan Press, print and publication services provider to the STM and scholarly journal community. Through this partnership Wiley’s online only journal titles will be available as Print on Demand (POD) copies, delivered through Sheridan’s sophisticated production system. Starting in January 2013, a total of 145 online only titles will now be available in print via this solution.
Over the past several years, The Sheridan Press has built state-of-the-art digital capabilities that include a proprietary interactive customer portal that generates orders for high quality digital POD journals for a growing number of STM publishers.
The partnership provides Wiley customers with full order processing capability for print copies of journals. This new service reflects Wiley’s commitment to honor customer content delivery choices while providing a greater focus on digital publishing.
Craig Van Dyck, Vice President, Global Content Management, Scientific, Technical, Medical, Scholarly at Wiley says: “In a world which is increasingly moving to digital delivery of scholarly content we wanted to be able to continue to provide customers with the option of print if they wish. We’re delighted to be working with Sheridan to provide these Print on Demand copies for online only journals wherever and whenever they’re needed.”
Pat Stricker, President and COO of The Sheridan Press said, “The Sheridan Press is pleased to partner with Wiley. Outsourcing of this service takes advantage of Sheridan’s sophisticated POD order intake interface and e-commerce capabilities and provides Wiley another channel through which to meet the needs of their customers.”
Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been a valued source of information and understanding for more than 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 450 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, and Peace.
Wiley is a global provider of content and content-enabled workflow solutions in areas of scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly research; professional development; and education. Our core businesses produce scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising; professional books, subscription products, certification and training services and online applications; and education content and services including integrated online teaching and learning resources for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. Wiley’s global headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia. The Company’s Web site can be accessed at http://www.wiley.com. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols JWa and JWb.
About The Sheridan Press
Located in Hanover, PA, The Sheridan Press is a full-service print and publishing services provider to scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, law reviews, and special interest publications. The Sheridan Press also offers a wide range of technology solutions from an e-content suite to Digital and Mobile Editions. It is one of five Sheridan Group companies providing print, publishing services and technology solutions to the publishing industry. www.sheridan.com