Wiley-Blackwell Conducts Trial of SciVee Video Platform

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SciVee, the leading video platform solutions provider to the scientific, technical and medical market, announced today that Wiley-Blackwell has agreed to conduct a trial of the SciVee video platform for several of its life sciences journals. The three-month trial is designed to test how SciVee products and services can supplement and enhance Wiley-Blackwell journals to increase article views, broaden reader interest and promote authors.

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Video and other rich media need to be an integral part of a journal’s online presence,” said David Nicholson, Journals Publishing Director, Life Sciences, at Wiley-Blackwell. We are looking forward to working with SciVee to enhance our content.

SciVee, the leading video platform solutions provider to the scientific, technical and medical market, announced today that Wiley-Blackwell has agreed to conduct a trial of the SciVee video platform for several of its life sciences journals. The three-month trial is designed to test how SciVee products and services can supplement and enhance Wiley-Blackwell journals to increase article views, broaden reader interest and promote authors. Wiley-Blackwell publishes nearly 1,500 peer-reviewed journals and 1,500+ new books annually, as well as databases, major reference works and laboratory protocols.

“Video and other rich media need to be an integral part of a journal’s online presence,” said David Nicholson, Journals Publishing Director, Life Sciences, at Wiley-Blackwell. ““We are looking forward to working with SciVee to enhance our content. Dynamic visual media fits with our overall digital strategy which aims to enrich the reader’s online experience.”

This test primarily focuses on SciVee PubCast, which is a synchronized video abstract that enables a reader to see the author discuss highlighted sections of a journal article in a full multimedia presentation online. It provides a much more dynamic way to absorb and retain knowledge than a text-only abstract. A PubCast promotes greater interest in the author’s work and increases its impact through broad distribution on the Internet.    

“We are very pleased that an innovative publisher such as Wiley-Blackwell has given us an opportunity to help them add rich media to their content, and we will do our utmost to meet their expectations and expand the collaboration, as we have done with other journals, publishers and societies,” said Ken Liu, SciVee’s Vice President of Business Development.

About SciVee
SciVee is the leading video platform solutions provider to the scientific, technical and medical market. It provides a video publishing, distribution and hosting platform that enlivens the online presence of STM content providers. Its services drive higher traffic, increase viewers, promote authors, and generate new services and monetization options for publishers, societies, research and academic institutions. Founded in 2007, SciVee is headquartered in San Diego, CA, USA. Please visit http://www.scivee.tv for more information.

About Wiley
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 400 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, and Peace.

Our 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 Web sites; 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.

About Wiley-Blackwell
Wiley-Blackwell is the international scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, with strengths in every major academic and professional field and partnerships with many of the world’s leading societies. Wiley-Blackwell publishes nearly 1,500 peer-reviewed journals and 1,500+ new books annually in print and online, as well as databases, major reference works and laboratory protocols. For more information, please visit http://www.wileyblackwell.com or http://www.interscience.wiley.com.

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Ken Liu, VP Business Development
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Marc Friedmann, CEO
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858-829-1622

John Wiley & Sons
Julia Lampam
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+44 (0) 1243 770668

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