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May 1-15, 2005 Edition GENERAL NEWS Wiley InterScience

Launches Sciences

Back-Issue Collection

Hoboken, NJ/04/19/05—Global publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc., has announced the launch of the Analytical Sciences Backfile Collection, the latest addition to its growing collection of digitized journal libraries, and the second to be launched in this year. The Cell & Developmental Biology Backfile Collection was launched in late February. The Analytical Sciences Backfile Collection is available via Wiley InterScience (, Wiley’s dynamic online publishing platform.

Spanning 29 years (1968-1998), the Analytical Sciences Backfile Collection contains digitized back-issue content across thirteen leading journal titles. The collection provides a backfile resource for core research across the discipline of analytical sciences and includes full coverage – back to inaugural issues – of such seminal titles as Electrophoresis and Journal of Mass Spectrometry.

With the launch of the Analytical Sciences Backfile Collection, subscribers now have access to over 24,000 research articles and over 180,000 digitized pages of new analytical sciences content.

All journal articles are presented in a fully searchable PDF format, with abstracts, bibliographic content, and literature citations all available in HTML, allowing for both internal linking to cited content located on Wiley InterScience, as well as external linking via CrossRef/DOI, PubMed, ISI Web of Science, and CAS to the content of hundreds of publishers worldwide.

The Analytical Sciences Backfile Collection joins several digitized collections already available on Wiley InterScience including Cell & Developmental Biology, Chemistry, Materials Science, Neuroscience, Polymer Science, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, and Biophysics, and Angewandte Chemie International Edition – bringing the total amount of digitized legacy content to over 3 million pages.

Journals included in the Analytical Sciences Backfile Collection are: Biomedical Chromatography, Electroanalysis, Electrophoresis, Luminescence (formerly Journal of Bioluminescence and Chemoluminescence), Journal of Chemometrics, Journal of Mass Spectrometry (published as Biological Mass Spectrometry and Organic Mass Spectrometry until 1995), Journal of Microcolumn Separations (merged with Journal of Separation Science in 1999), Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, Journal of Separation Science (formerly Journal of High Resolution Chromatography), Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry (formerly Organic Magnetic Resonance), Mass Spectrometry Reviews, Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, and X-Ray Spectrometry.

For more information about the Analytical Sciences Backfile Collection as well as other backfile collections, please visit Wiley InterScience at

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