HOBOKEN, NJ — Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc, has announced a new partnership with the American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society, Inc, (The Triological Society) to publish the society’s official publication, The

The Laryngoscope publishes 12 times a year and features peer-reviewed medical, clinical, and research contributions in otolaryngology, bronchoesophagology, communicative disorders, maxillofacial surgery, head and neck surgery, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, oncology, and speech and hearing defects.

"We are pleased to partner with The Triological Society," said Shawn Morton, Medical Journals Publishing director for the Americas at Wiley-Blackwell. "Having celebrated our company’s bicentennial last year, we recognize and value the proud heritage of this journal, which published its first issue in 1896.   We look forward to ensuring that The Laryngoscope enjoys a future as distinguished as its past."

Wiley-Blackwell will assume publication of The Laryngoscope in print and online effective with its January 2009 issue, and will distribute issues to all US resident physicians in otolaryngology in addition to The Triological Society’s membership and other subscribers.

"We look forward to collaborating with the Wiley-Blackwell medical content team to further strengthen The Laryngoscope as the leading source worldwide of information about advances in diagnosing and treating head and neck disorders," said Robert H. Miller, MD, publisher liaison for The Triological Society and executive director of the American Board of Otolaryngology.

"I eagerly anticipate the opportunities a publishing partnership with Wiley-Blackwell will offer," added Jonas T. Johnson, MD, editor of The Laryngoscope, "most notably but not limited to extending the educational value and reach of the journal through digital technologies and enhanced physical circulation."

Myles L. Pensak, MD, president of The Triological Society, concluded that "our partnership with Wiley-Blackwell portends an exciting opportunity for two highly regarded organizations to optimize the delivery of contemporary scientific information to members of our specialty. Moreover, the creative delivery of such information will ensure that the society will continue its pedagogic mission to students, residents, and practitioners of otolaryngology head and neck surgery."

SOURCE: Wiley-Blackwell