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Full access to the Wiley Online Library added as member benefit Date: 01/10/18

Jan. 10, 2018

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Association of Health Care Journalists has announced an enhanced partnership with global research and learning company John Wiley and Sons to provide professional journalists with access to the full collection of journals published on Wiley Online Library. Wiley publishes on behalf of many of the world’s leading organizations dedicated to advancing health science. AHCJ members will be able to access 6 million articles from more than 1,500 journals, including Cochrane Library, Cancer, the Journal of the American Heart Association, and more. 

“AHCJ has offered access to the extremely valuable Cochrane Library for several years,” said AHCJ Executive Director Len Bruzzese. “This new arrangement opens access to even more peer-reviewed research to assist reporters as they cover medical advances and health issues.”

Wiley Online Library hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers integrated journal access with nearly 400 health science titles in more than 30 subject areas.

See the subject areas here.

“Health journalism drives awareness of medical advances, brings attention to global health concerns, and educates us on best practices that affect our health,” said Judy Verses, executive vice president of research for Wiley. “Our partnership with AHCJ ensures journalists have access to evidence-based research and health experts as sources for their news reports.”

The Association of Health Care Journalists is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing public understanding of health care issues. With about 1,500 members across the United States and around the globe, its mission is to improve the quality, accuracy and visibility of health care reporting, writing and editing. The association and its Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism provide training, resources and a professional home for journalists. Offices are based at the Missouri School of Journalism.

Wiley, a global research and learning company, helps people and organizations develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. Its online scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, combined with its digital learning, assessment and certification solutions help universities, learned societies, businesses, governments, and individuals increase the academic and professional impact of their work. For more than 210 years, it has delivered consistent performance to these stakeholders.