Wiley Publishing to Provide Autodesk Official Training Guides for 2011 Products

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Official Training Guides to Include Five Titles from the Sybex Mastering Series to Prepare Autodesk Software Users for Certification

Mastering AutoCAD and AutoCAD 2011

“Wiley has a long history of producing excellent books on Autodesk software,” -Joe Astroth, chief education officer, Autodesk.

Sybex, an Imprint of Wiley Publishing, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb), a global leader in the publishing of educational materials, has executed a brand licensing agreement with Autodesk, Inc. under which ten titles on leading Autodesk products will be exclusively designated as “Autodesk Official Training Guides.” Five of these titles are from Sybex’s Mastering series and have been enhanced to cover the learning objectives for Autodesk’s certification exams.

“Wiley has a long history of producing excellent books on Autodesk software,” said Joe Astroth, chief education officer, Autodesk. “This official relationship allows Autodesk to provide our customers with stellar training and education resources that will not only help readers achieve certification goals but also help them successfully learn and use Autodesk products throughout their career.”

For 25 years Sybex has published titles to help readers learn and use Autodesk’s industry-leading software programs, including Autodesk Maya, AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Revit Architecture, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and Autodesk 3ds Max Design. Now, these co-branded titles will help readers prepare for Autodesk’s Associate and Professional Certification exams and serve as official courseware at the thousands of Autodesk Authorized Training Centers (ATCs) worldwide.

“We’re excited and honored to be a part of Autodesk’s newly developed education and training plans,” said Neil Edde, Sybex Vice President and Publisher. “Our commitment to publishing quality reference and tutorial resources synchs perfectly with Autodesk’s goals for providing superior training for all of their software packages.”

The Autodesk Official Training Guides and their availability dates are:

  •     Introducing Autodesk Maya 2011 (Available)
  •     Mastering AutoCAD and AutoCAD 2011* (May 2010)
  •     AutoCAD 2011 and AutoCAD 2011: No Experience Required (June 2010)
  •     Autodesk Revit Architecture 2011: No Experience Required (July 2010)
  •     Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 2011* (July 2010)
  •     Mastering 3ds Max Design 2011* (August 2010)
  •     Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011* (August 2010)
  •     Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2011* (August 2010)
  •     Mastering Autodesk Maya 2011 (August 2010)
  •     Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2011 (August 2010)

*Includes coverage of Autodesk’s Associate and Professional Certification exam objectives.

John Wiley & Sons is one of two companies designated by Autodesk as a provider of Autodesk Official Training Guides for 2011 Autodesk Products. The Autodesk Official Training Guide brand ensures that books have been reviewed and recommended by Autodesk for both classroom training and self-paced learning.

For more information on all Sybex products please visit http://www.sybex.com. For all recent Wiley news, visit the Wiley press room at http://www.wiley.com/go/press and follow Wiley Tech on Twitter @WileyTech.

About Wiley:
Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been a valued source of information and understanding for 200 years; helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Since 1901, Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 350 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry and Peace.

Wiley’s core businesses publish scientific, technical, medical and scholarly journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services; professional/trade books, subscription products, training materials, and online applications and websites; and educational materials 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.

Autodesk, Autodesk Inventor, ATC, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Maya, Revit and 3ds Max are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk, Inc., in the USA and/or other countries. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders.

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