Tue, 19/03/2013 - 16:19
John Wiley has launched subscription e-learning resource www.digitalclassroom.com, combining video tutorials from instructors with a library of the publisher's digital books.
Over 3,000 video tutorials are currently available and 50 digital books....
Wed, 04/07/2012 - 08:40
A New York federal court has ordered an individual who shared John Wiley's WordPress All-in-One For Dummies on BitTorrent to pay the publisher $7,000.
The man, identified as Robert Carpenter, was judged to be guilty of copyright and trademark infringement and ordered to compensate John Wiley in a default judgement, made...
Wed, 20/06/2012 - 08:40
John Wiley is proposing to close its Edinburgh facility in June 2013, expanding its outsourcing to Asia. Fifty staff handling content management for journals are entering collective consultation over their jobs.
Wiley's content management operations already have a substantial presence in Singapore.
Steve Miron, senior vice...
Thu, 19/04/2012 - 09:02
John Wiley has filed papers in New York demanding a trial by jury of four defendants accused of copying its books through BitTorrent, according to a BBC report.
The publisher said the amount of revenue lost through illegal copying of its For Dummies guides was "...
Sun, 21/03/2010 - 08:13
A second round of redundancies has hit the book business with cuts this week at New Hollland and Transworld's Distribution Centre, and proposed job losses at John Wiley. But recruitment consultants spoken to by The Bookseller suggested that these were more "tweaks" rather than a "second wave of depression"....
Thu, 11/03/2010 - 22:01
John Wiley has reported that revenue for the third quarter (to 31st January) grew by 5% to $427m compared with the same period the previous year, with 7% growth also reported for its trade business.
Wiley's professional and trade business saw third quarter revenue grow by 7%, excluding the foreign exchange, to $107m. Sales growth...
Wed, 24/02/2010 - 08:41
In what was described as a "shot across the bow" of digital pirates, six global publishers, including John Wiley, Cengage and McGraw-Hill, have obtained an injunction against Swiss-based Rapidshare ordering the company to prevent illegal file sharing of the 148 copyright-protected works cited in the lawsuit.
The judgment was...
Thu, 13/08/2009 - 14:30
John Wiley plans to make 45 redundancies in the UK as part of a cost cutting and efficiency improving exercise.
A consultation, which will last at least 30 days, started earlier this week at Wiley’s Chichester office in the company’s scientific, technical, medical and scholarly division. Within STMS, the areas affected are...
Fri, 19/06/2009 - 06:27
John Wiley's full-year sales dropped 3.7% in the year ended 30th April, while its pretax profit rose by 2%. The decline in sales was particularly marked at its Professional and Trade division, though Wiley said sales at its EMEA and Canada operations showed "modest growth".
Across the group revenue was $1.61bn, compared...
Fri, 24/04/2009 - 04:14
The Bookseller has launched a new book video site, Bookbox, with the intention of providing a platform for publishers to show their author and book videos to a trade-wide audience. The site, thebookseller.com/book-box, has launched with 12 John Wiley videos, from its...