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John Wiley & Sons

Wiley Digital Archives: British Association for the Advancement of Science (BAAS) Collection

Wiley Digital Archives: The New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) Collection

Wiley Digital Archives: Royal Geographical Society (with IGB) Collection

Wiley Digital Archives: Royal College of Physicians (RCP) Collection

Wiley Digital Archives: Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (RAI) Collection

Wiley Digital Archives: Environmental Science and History

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Verlagsinformation :: Publisher's information

Wiley Digital Archives offers unique primary sources in Science, Medicine, and Environmental History digitised from some of the world's most prestigious learned societies and universities, and makes them accessible on a user-friendly platform equipped with leading digital humanities tools to:

  • support current research;
  • open research possibilities unavailable before by facilitating access to unique materials;
  • enhance multidisciplinary studies by aggregating content across sources;
  • enable easy, efficient and meaningful discovery of critical archival content;
  • Enable researchers to focus on insightful rather than time-consuming work; and
  • elevate the classroom experience by bringing visual analyses, data, and unique archival materialsto student's desktops.

Discover, restore, catalogue

Wiley Digital Archives is working to identify, restore, preserve and catalogue archives

from the most influential societies in the world to enable researches to investigate

previously inaccessible content.

Support teaching, foster learning

Wiley Digital Archives makes teaching with primary source content into an engaging experience for educators and students.

Our program facilitates the development of syllabi, coursework, individual and group assignments and collaborations in which students learn not only a subject, but the value of working with primary sources.

Intuitive and user-friendly, our platform fosters learning in a digital environment that supports education, powers the virtual classroom, and enhances distant teaching

Wiley Digital Archives combines unique primary source content with advanced platform technology

  • Exclusive content: Over 90% of our content is not available in a digital format anywhere else.
  • Focus on STEM History: This is the only archival program focused on History of Science, History of Technology and Natural History.
  • Built for research: Our technologically advanced platform embedded with leading digital humanities tools is designed for research efficiency.
  • Powers teaching: Our program powers the virtual classroom and makes teaching with primary sources into a seamless experience.

Inside the archives

Full-text, browseable searchable content includes primary sources across a range of formats:

  • Monographs
  • Fieldwork
  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Illustrations
  • Proceedings
  • Personal Papers
  • Reports
  • Grey Literature
  • Ephemera
  • Books
  • Blueprints
  • Newspapers
  • Manuscripts
  • Maps
  • Administrative Records
  • Periodicals
  • Data

Tools to Power Research Efficiency

The platform is embedded with the most advanced set of digital humanities tools, designed to maximize the value researchers and students derive from primary source content. Functionalities include:

  • Textual analysis tools for concordance, collocation, popularity, relationships and frequency distribution of terms across archives, disciplines and timelines.
  • Geo-tagged maps, even those drawn by hand, can be overlaid with current coordinates and downloaded as geotiff files to use within GIS software suites.
  • Exportable, fielded datasets for charts, tables, statistics from printed or handwritten sources.
  • Typeset materials can be downloaded as images or as OCR text and translated into 105 languages.
  • Enhanced metadata to facilitate discovery, citations and references.

Ready for Your Library

  • Full Boolean search functionality
  • Fuzzy logic searching, Proximity Searching
  • COUNTER-compliant usage statistics
  • MARC Records included
  • Interface available in multiple languages
  • Free delivery of content for textual analysis and data mining
  • Rights Management connection through the platform
  • Search call to Wiley Online Library from the homepage of WDA
  • Discoverable in EDS, Summon, Primo...
  • Metadata shared with discovery vendors after the loading process

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