Hoboken, N.J., December 13, 2010—Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, technical, medical and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced that it has been selected by the FDI World Dental Federation to publish their journal, the International Dental Journal (IDJ).Wiley-Blackwell will begin publishing the IDJ starting with the first 2011 issue (February). The journal is edited by Dr. Stephen Hancocks and features peer-reviewed, scientific articles relevant to international oral health issues. “Our partnership with Wiley-Blackwell allows FDI to improve the reach of the IDJ, getting cutting edge global oral health information into the hands of as many students, researchers and dentists as possible, thereby fulfilling the FDI mission to promote optimal oral health for all,” said Jerome Estignard, Interim Executive Director of the FDI World Dental Federation.
The journal will be made available electronically via Wiley Online Library, Wiley’s online publishing platform. Additionally, starting in 2012, the International Dental Journal will be included in Wiley-Blackwell’s consortia collection which is expected to increase the distribution of the publication by about 3,000 additional libraries worldwide, as well as over 4,000 institutions in developing countries via philanthropic arrangements such as Research4Life (HINARI, AGORA and OARE), International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications, and the Chinese Academy of Science.
“We are delighted to have the opportunity to partner with the FDI World Dental Federation, that will further our shared mission to improve research and practice in the field,” said Dr. Andrew Robinson, Managing Director of Wiley-Blackwell’s Health Sciences business. “We are proud to add the International Dental Journal to our collection of quality journals and look forward to helping FDI bring the IDJ to the global oral health community.”
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