John Wiley & Sons, Inc., announced today a strategic partnership with MADCAD.com to integrate the “architect’s bible” Architectural Graphic Standards and other titles in the Graphic Standards series including Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction, Interior Graphic Standards, and Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards into their online, cloud-based subscription service. Since 1932, Architectural Graphic Standards has had a reputation for high-quality illustration, text and design and has published eleven editions in both print and CD-ROM formats. Through this new partnership, the complete contents of Wiley’s Graphic Standards references will be available online at MADCAD.com as annual subscriptions. The integration into a searchable, online resource library will allow users to browse, search and use Graphic Standards content from desktops, tablets or mobile devices and access thousands of CAD files for use in their own projects.
With MADCAD.COM’s expertise as an online resource library, users will be able to find information quickly with their advanced search tool feature as well as:
• Create custom libraries using Graphic Standards content coupled with over 50,000 codes and standards;
• Share Graphic Standards subscriptions enterprise wide and have flexibility to add content and users as needed;
• Access content from anywhere. No PDF files to download.
Architectural Graphic Standards is the first resource that will be available from MADCAD.com. Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction, Interior Graphic Standards, and Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards will follow shortly thereafter.
“Architectural Graphic Standards has been an essential industry reference for more than 80 years. We are very pleased to enter this partnership, making the expert knowledge it contains more accessible, useful, and relevant through MADCAD’s powerful cloud-based library” said Amanda L. Miller, Vice President and Publisher, Wiley.
“As an architect and a pioneer in transforming the industry, I see a huge value to add Wiley’s legendary Architectural Graphic Standards to our web-based reference library MADCAD.com. Architectural Graphic Standards’ knowledge base will be readily available along with the industry codes and standards, so professionals can seamlessly access interconnected, comprehensive knowledge at anytime from anywhere” said Pelin Atasoy, AIA, CEO - MADCAD.com, Compu.tecture, Inc.
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Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa, JWb), has been a valued source of information and understanding for more than 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 450 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, and Peace. Wiley's global headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia.
MADCAD.com is a cloud-based referenced library that provides web-based access to building codes and standards from major codes and standards developing societies in HTML format. MADCAD.com access is subscription based and users can search through over 50,000 publications in under a second. With MADCAD.com’s web based subscription service no downloads or installations are required. Subscriptions are accessible from any browser on computers, tablets or smart phones. Founded in 1995, MADCAD.com has subscribers from top AEC firms, educational institutions and government agencies.