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Wiley launches, the first comprehensive website for all users of statistics


Hoboken, NJ--November 15, 2012-- John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced the launch of, a new website created for professional statisticians, analysts, students, and any user of statistics in interdisciplinary subjects as the first place to go when looking for any information related to statistical research. provides all users of statistics with access to the best statistics information that Wiley offers, delivering a new service and "one-stop shop" for the statistics community.

Covering biostatistics, business and economics, engineering, environmental statistics, social science, tools, methods, and resources, the website allows users to quickly find everything in their area of interest, bringing statistics together in one accessible site. To aid easy navigation, is split into areas of statistical application.

Feature articles are exclusively published on Additionally, news items, events, early view articles, books, videos, tutorials, interviews with leading as well as up-and-coming statisticians, career development information, jobs, webinars, and society details can all be viewed on one page, delivering aggregated content in a meaningful way for statisticians.

"Wiley is the world's leading statistics publisher, and we are proud to launch," said Jon Walmsley, VP & Managing Director, Physical Sciences & Engineering, Wiley. "By providing access to the latest statistics news, research, and training materials, the new site aims to support members of the subject community at every stage in their career."

New items are added every day, including exclusive interviews with leading practitioners and reports from key events. A recent news article and feature articles include:

  • International Year of Statistics committee announces video contest
  • Feature on publication of special issue marking the centennial of the birth of statistician Jerome Cornfield
  • Feature interview with a leading LSE professor on the statistical significance of the speeches of U.S. Presidents from Wilson to Obama

"Wiley aims to maintain the highest level of editorial integrity for and ensure that we continually publish quality content of relevance and interest to the entire statistics community," said Publications Manager and Editor for, Alison Oliver. "We are very excited about which we hope will grow and expand in delivering new products and services in response to the changing needs of the community."


Wiley gladly welcomes societies, statistical software providers, conference hosts, and training providers to contribute to, which strives to serve the statistics community by featuring their activities. Please contact Alison Oliver at for more details.

Wiley offers other successful comprehensive news and information sites, including, designed for chemists and other scientists to deliver news on the latest research in the chemical industry, as well as, providing the cutting edge of research in materials science news and jobs.

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