Wiley Society Member Resources

Why do members join?

As we learn more about society members each year, we can focus questions on the most important factors in member decisions. Based on survey data from 2015 onwards, access to content, career support, and connection to a community are the main reasons why members join.


Hover over or tap on the key to learn more about member needs and motivations

  • Access to content
  • Connection with a global community
  • Connection with a local community
  • Career development support
  • Information on policy and research funding
  • Support for authoring academic works
  • Usability of the member-only section fo the society's website
  • Engagement with open access publishing
  • Support for my certification or credentialling needs
  • Support for promoting my career