Online Books

Online Books

Wiley Online Books combine quality content with the convenience, accessibility and enhanced functionality of electronic access. Now featuring over 15,000 scholarly and professional books, handbooks,dictionaries, companions and landmark book series.

Discover premier titles from the most celebrated scientists, award-winning authors and renowned researchers in the life, health and physical sciences, social sciences and humanities.


Libraries Researchers and Students
  • No DRM restrictions on downloads and Printing
  • Flexible selection by title or by collection
  • Low-cost, high impact way to supplement or build a digital book collection
  • Unlimited, concurrent user access
  • COUNTER-compliant usage data
  • Enhanced MARC Records from OCLC at no extra charge
  • Free course pack use and walk-in user access
  • Perpetual access rights with one-time purchase
  • Open URL with links and DOIs
  • Customer support, training and marketing resources for your library
  • No DRM restrictions on downloads and printing
  • Enhanced discoverability through powerful browse and search functionality
  • Dynamic linking via CrossRef, within and outside Wiley Online Library
  • Read, download or print by the chapter
  • Full integration with journals and other content on Wiley Online Library
  • Flexible access 24/7, including remote access from your home or on the road
  • Increased productivity and innovation through digital format efficiencies

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Thousands of Wiley Online Books are available in 65 tightly defined subject collections and are offered at significant discounts. You can now meet faculty demand and grow your library's digital book collection. Collections include titles published through 2012 and are available for perpetual access purchase.

  • Collections are available as one-time fee only and are fixed with no overlapping titles
  • Collections include our must-have classics, in addition to titles with a 2012 print publication date
  • Old editions have been removed and replaced by new editions
  • Existing collection buyers can top up their Collections each year with the new titles added, for a discounted updated fee
  • Backvolume Online Book Series are available to complement the Subject Collections

Top 25 Subject Collections include:
  • Agriculture
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Aquaculture & Fisheries
  • Biochemistry
  • Business, Economics, Finance, Accounting
  • Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil & Construction Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Computer Science & Information Technology
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Food Science & Technology
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Literature
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Nursing
  • Organic Chemistry & Catalysis
  • Physics
  • Polymer Science & Technology
  • Psychology
  • Sociology, Media, Communication & Cultural Studies
  • Statistics
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Flexible Purchasing Options for Institutions:

Adding Online Books to your library collection has never been easier. Take advantage of a one-time fee option, an annual flexi-subscription, or work chapter-by-chapter with pay-Per-View or ArticleSelect Tokens.

Discounts are available for book series back-volumes and for high-value purchases. We also offer customized standing orders for frontlist titles, for your convenience. In addition, you can purchase Online Books in collections by year or by subject. First-time customers must select a minimum order of 20 titles or spend a minimum of $3,000.

One-Time Fee Option:

Pay once for perpetual access to all the books you buy with no hidden surcharges or restrictions. Select from flexible purchasing options such as one-time fee: Subject Collections, Backvolume Series, frontlist standing orders or title-by-title.

Flexi-Subscription Option:

Based on the size of your institution, pay an annual fee for one calendar year. If you subscribe to any title for three consecutive years, you benefit from our auto-purchase feature which means no additional charges and perpetual online accesses. Add, delete or swap any of the subscribed titles at renewal.

Article Select Tokens and Pay-Per-View:

Use tokens or pay with credit card to access single book chapters for up to 24 hours. Tokens may be purchased at any time on a prepaid, deposit account basis, with a minimum purchase of 100. Volume discounts are available on Tokens packages.

Contact your Wiley-Blackwell Account Manager to discuss the best option for your institution.

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Wiley are proud to announce the launch of the Wiley Online Library Bookstore, exclusively for the use of Institutional Account Administrators.

The Bookstore caters to orders for online books, online reference works and journal backfiles via perpetual access purchase only.

Designed to handle orders that your institution needs quickly - the new online bookstore can handle your institution's needs simply and efficiently.

If you will be placing an order greater than a $10,000 value, please contact your account manager to discuss special pricing.

Contact Us - if you have any problems or questions you can still easily contact your Wiley Online Library support team at:

Why not get started today - simply click the Bookstore featurebox and log-in to your account using your administrator details.

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Give your patrons flexible access to classic book series edited by eminent and pioneering academics and scientists. These volumes feature cutting-edge material to inform current research as well as historical overviews suitable for newcomers to the field. Over 1600 volumes from multiple series have been digitized, covering a range of topics in chemistry, materials science, biology and statistics. They are available for purchase as 'back volume' collections or individually, volume by volume.

Book Series Listing (Click to expand list)


  • Flexible pricing options allow you to purchase single volumes under the usual One-Time Fee option for Online Books, or entire Series back volumes*, at a discounted rate.
  • Generous discounts are given for multi-Series purchases.
  • Current volumes in these Series are available to purchase or subscribe under the standard Online Books pricing options.
  • Continuation orders can be placed for future titles published in any series.

* Backvolume sets are comprised of fixed title lists. New titles are not added to the sets.

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MARC is the acronym for MAchine-Readable Cataloging. It defines a data format by which computers exchange, use, and interprets bibliographic information, and its data elements make up the foundation of most library online public access catalogs used today.

Institutions which have purchased Wiley Online Books, Wiley Electronic Major Reference Works or Blackwell Reference Online are entitled to receive free MARC records via OCLC WorldCat. For Wiley Online Book customers, you will receive Enhanced MARC records which include additional Table-of- Content data.

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New to Wiley Online Books? Experience the quality content and the enhanced functionality of electronic access that our Online Books provide with a 30-day institutional trial period. Qualifying institutions can get access to a fixed-title collection of 100 Online Books across multiple subject areas. Recommend to your librarian or send an email with subject line '100 Online Books Free Trial' with your name, job title, institution, address and phone number to:

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Wiley works with discoverability partners to enable your digital content patrons to fast and easy access to the Wiley Digital Books purchased by your organisation.

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