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    360KB: Blackwell Synergy and Wiley Interscience Databases: Database Retirement -- May 2018

    What is happening to the Blackwell Synergy and Wiley Interscience databases?

    Blackwell Synergy and Wiley Interscience were the two separate provider platforms prior to the Wiley-Blackwell merger and platform unification that occurred between 2008 and 2010; the merger yielded the unified Wiley Online Library platform.

    The 360KB still contains remnants, including databases with title-level information and linking, of these deprecated platform databases. These databases have not been supported by the provider and have not been updated. This may lead to confusion for clients who still subscribe to these databases in their profiles.

    In order to maintain accurate and authoritative provider metadata (based on our Knowledgebase collection policy), and in accordance with the Wiley Realignment and Standardization project being undertaken in collaboration between Wiley and ourselves, all titles will be removed from non-consortium Blackwell Synergy and Wiley Interscience databases and the databases will be hidden in the Knowledgebase on May 30, 2018. The databases will become a zero-titles databases, and no future subscriptions will be possible.

    Please refer to the following table, also available as an Excel spreadsheet, for the full list of databases that will be retired.


    Note: Since consortia, rather than this provider, are in charge of maintaining their own titles lists, consortium databases fall outside the scope of this realignment project and their titles will not be removed. If you are a consortium administrator who would like to retire your consortium Wiley databases, please contact Support. Refer to the second table at the very end of this article for the list of consortium databases that will be kept.


    Actions you may need to take:

    • You may wish to deselect these databases from your profile, especially if you have been tracking the appropriate Wiley Online Library databases.
    • If you are a 360 Resource Manager, 360 Counter, or Intota client, you may need to make some changes to your account settings before May 30, 2018:
      • Intota users click here.
      • Client Center users click here.


    List of Databases to be retired

    Database Name Database Code
    Blackwell-Synergy RSY 
    Blackwell-Synergy Backfiles RKY 
    Blackwell-Synergy (1997-present) KSY 
    Blackwell Humanities & Social Sciences Collection RBH 
    Blackwell Humanities & Social Sciences Backfile Collection RKH 
    Blackwell Medicine & Nursing Collection RBM 
    Blackwell Medicine & Nursing Backfile Collection RKM 
    Blackwell Science, Technology & Medicine Collection RBT 
    Blackwell Science, Technology & Medicine Backfile Collection RKT 
    Blackwell Reference Online ESM 
    Blackwell-Synergy Free Collection RFY 
    International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest 34M 
    Linguistics Abstracts Online EWN 
    Blackwell Compass Journals ICP 
    International Encyclopedia of Communication Online JDU 
    Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology Online JJG 
    Blackwell-Synergy (via Wiley InterScience Databases) KHK 
    Blackwell-Synergy (via Wiley InterScience Online Books) KHO 
    Blackwell-Synergy (via Wiley InterScience Reference Works) KHR 
    Burger's Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery 5F1
    Cancer Handbook 3YS
    Culture of Animal Cells RXM
    Current Protocols in Molecular Biology BDZ
    Database of Polymer Properties HTC
    Encyclopedia of Bioprocess Technology FBG
    Encyclopedia of Biostatistics RXE
    Encyclopedia of Catalysis FBH
    Encyclopedia of Cell Technology RXI
    Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology FBI
    Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics RVG
    Encyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences RVZ
    Encyclopedia of Imaging Science & Technology BLK
    Encyclopedia of Life Sciences BLM
    Encyclopedia of Medical Devices and Instrumentation RXN
    Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology RXT
    Encyclopedia Of Molecular Medicine RXS
    Encyclopedia of Polymer Science & Technology BLQ
    Encyclopedia of Software Engineering BLU
    Express Exec JUF
    Handbook of Statistical Genetics RXH
    HEED: Health Economic Evaluations Database HWD
    Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology RWZ
    Management of Genetic Syndromes RXG
    Mouse Models of Human Cancer RXL
    Patty's Toxicology RZA
    Reference Manual for Telecommunications JYS
    Reference Manual for Telecommunications Engineering DZJ
    Ulmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry BLL
    Wiley Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering EMV
    Wiley Encyclopedia of Clinical Trials 3Z1
    Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering EHV
    Wiley InterScience Analytical Sciences Backfiles RWQ
    Wiley InterScience Biotechnology, Biochemistry, and Biophysics Backfile Collection RBB
    Wiley InterScience Business and Management Backfiles WWB
    Wiley InterScience Cell and Developmental Biology Backfiles RWR
    Wiley InterScience Chemistry Backfile Collection RWK
    Wiley InterScience Chemistry Societies Backfiles RGC
    Wiley InterScience Civil Engineering Backfiles WWC
    Wiley InterScience Color Research & Application Backfile HQK
    Wiley InterScience Communications Technology, Electrical & Systems Engineering Backfiles WWI
    Wiley InterScience Computer Science Backfiles WWW
    Wiley InterScience Current Protocols RWC
    Wiley Interscience Earth and Environmental Sciences Backfiles WWD
    Wiley Interscience Education Backfiles WWE
    Wiley Interscience Food Science Backfiles WWF
    Wiley InterScience General Medicine Backfiles RGB
    Wiley InterScience Genetics and Evolution Backfiles RWV
    Wiley Interscience Health Care Policy and Management Backfiles WWH
    Wiley InterScience Journal of Pathology Backfiles RWX
    Wiley InterScience Journals RWI
    Wiley InterScience Materials Science Backfile Collection RWM
    Wiley Interscience Mathematics Backfiles WWM
    Wiley InterScience Natural Sciences and Taxonomy Backfile HZJ
    Wiley InterScience Neuroscience Backfile Collection RWD
    Wiley InterScience New Directions for Evaluation Backfiles RWU
    Wiley InterScience Numerical Engineering Backfile Collection RWS
    Wiley Interscience Oncology and Hematology Backfiles WWO
    Wiley InterScience Online Books GGH
    Wiley InterScience Online Books - Business collection ITZ
    Wiley InterScience Online Books - Chemistry collection IUA
    Wiley InterScience Online Books - Earth and Environmental Science collection IUC
    Wiley InterScience Online Books - Education collection IUD
    Wiley InterScience Online Books - Engineering collection IUF
    Wiley InterScience Online Books - Humanities and Social Science collection IUG
    Wiley InterScience Online Books - Information Science and Computing collection IUB
    Wiley InterScience Online Books - Law and Criminology collection IUI
    Wiley InterScience Online Books - Life Sciences collection IUJ
    Wiley InterScience Online Books - Mathematics and Statistics collection IUK
    Wiley InterScience Online Books - Medical, Veterinary and Health Sciences collection IUL
    Wiley InterScience Online Books - Physics and Astronomy collection IUN
    Wiley InterScience Online Books - Polymers and Materials Science collection IUO
    Wiley InterScience Online Books - Psychology collection IUR
    Wiley Interscience Pharmacology and Toxicology Backfiles WWP
    Wiley InterScience Physics and Astronomy Backfiles RNW
    Wiley InterScience Polymer Backfile Collection RWB
    Wiley Interscience Polymer International Journal Backfiles HQL
    Wiley InterScience Psychology Backfiles RVT
    Wiley InterScience Reference Works GGI
    Wiley InterScience Tribology Backfiles RYW
    Wiley Online Library GGJ
    Wiley-Interscience Journal of Polymer Science Part C: Polymer Symposia Backfiles Collection JAZ


    List of Consortium Databases to be kept

    Database Name Database Code
    Blackwell 2 Year E-only - NESLi2 HBJ 
    Blackwell 2006 Fixed Full - NESLi2 HBK 
    Blackwell 2006 Fixed HSS - NESLi2 HBM 
    Blackwell 2006 Fixed M&N - NESLi2 HBN 
    Blackwell 2006 Fixed STM - NESLi2 HBL 
    Blackwell 2007 Full - NESLi2 HBO 
    Blackwell 2007 HSS - NESLi2 HBQ 
    Blackwell 2007 M&N - NESLi2 HBR 
    Blackwell 2007 STM - NESLi2 HBP 
    Blackwell 2008 Full - NESLi2 ICV 
    Blackwell 2008 HSS - NESLi2 ICY 
    Blackwell 2008 STM - NESLi2 ICX 
    Blackwell Full 2007 - CAUL JFJ 
    Blackwell Publishing Journal Backfiles (DFG Nationallizenzen) DC6 
    Blackwell Synergy - CAUL HZI 
    Blackwell Synergy - NESLi2 HAI 
    Blackwell-Synergy - IReL HQF 
    Blackwell-Synergy - SCELC SBW 
    Japanese Consortium -- Blackwell 2007 WJB 
    Japanese Consortium -- Blackwell HSS 2007 WJH 
    Japanese Consortium -- Blackwell STM 2007 WJS 
    JMLA / JPLA Blackwell Full Collection 2008 WJF 
    JMLA / JPLA Blackwell HSS Collection 2008 WJD 
    JMLA / JPLA Blackwell STM Collection 2008 WJE 
    NESLi2 Blackwell 2009 Fixed Full Collection 1G5 
    NESLi2 Blackwell 2009 Fixed SSH Collection 1G3 
    NESLi2 Blackwell 2009 Fixed STM Collection 1G4 
    Tenn-Share - Blackwell 2009 Collection 1AL 
    JMLA / JPLA Wiley 2007 WJJ
    JMLA / JPLA Wiley Interscience Journals 2008 WJL
    NERL - Wiley InterScience Journals 1L6
    Private University Libraries Consortium (PULC) -- Wiley 2007 WJP
    The Cochrane Library Opt-In Modell (DFG Nationallizenzen) D7G
    Wiley InterScience Angewandte Chemie International Edition in English Backfile RWH
    Wiley Interscience Backfiles - California State University Consortium WIB
    Wiley InterScience Journals - CAUL QRW
    Wiley InterScience Journals - JMLA/JPLA HHZ
    Wiley InterScience Journals - NESLi2 GNP
    Wiley InterScience Journals - PULC HHY
    Wiley InterScience Journals - SCELC HBH
    Wiley InterScience Journals - TENN-Share JPC
    Wiley Journals - CRKN (Superseded by 52S) KQQ

    • Article last edited: 25-April-2018