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Wiley Extends Partnership with Perlego to Offer Students Access to Digital Books


HOBOKEN, NJ—Wiley (NYSE: WLY) has extended its partnership with online library Perlego to offer higher education students around the world access to digital books. The partnership, which began in 2019, will extend for four years, through February 2027.

Through the extended partnership, Perlego will provide students with access to a full range of Wiley digital titles on its platform. The collection focuses largely on textbooks but also includes Wiley trade and professional book titles.

By purchasing a subscription to Perlego, students obtain unlimited access to more than one million ebooks from Wiley and other publishers. The company’s service is available in 175 countries around the world.

"We are very excited about the opportunities this deal offers to provide students with an affordable and flexible way to access Wiley eBooks to support their learning needs," said Matthew Mermagen, Wiley vice president of market operations. “The Perlego platform adds to the options for using digital titles, complementing our other efforts and channels to provide greater access to Wiley’s catalogue."

“From early experimentation with digital subscription to testing our unlimited access model, Wiley has been an important partner in helping to shape Perlego’s innovative all-you-can-read offering,” said Sue Hodgson, VP Content at Perlego. “With today’s announcement, we are thrilled to grow our longstanding partnership with Wiley and offer students around the world unparalleled access to their leading catalogue in one simple platform. This partnership will help us reach new readers across North America, DACh and Australia and offer students a convenient alternative to piracy.”

About Wiley 

Wiley is one of the world’s largest publishers and a global leader in scientific research and career-connected education. Founded in 1807, Wiley enables discovery, powers education, and shapes workforces. Through its industry-leading content, digital platforms, and knowledge networks, the company delivers on its timeless mission to unlock human potential. Visit us at Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram 

About Perlego

Perlego is on a mission to make education materials accessible and affordable for all. Billed as the ‘Netflix for textbooks,’ Perlego is an online library that provides students with unlimited access to over 1 million educational titles from the leading publishers, in one simple space, on an affordable membership model. Today, university students from over 6,000 institutions across 175 countries use Perlego to learn. Through a convenient and affordable solution for students, Perlego helps publishers reach more students and recover revenues increasingly lost to piracy and the secondary market. You can read more about Perlego’s mission, progress, and impact here.



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