About us

WWIS Supplies print and electronic information solutions and services to the academic and research, corporate and government, and healthcare markets.

Our History

Formerly known as Mast publications, WWIS has been trading since 1953. In January 2006, the management team at the time bought the company from the listed ADvTECH Group.The name, WorldWide Information Services, was selected to better reflect the strategic direction of the company, in its vision and mission to provide world-class information solutions.

Our Mission

WWIS’s mission is to innovate in the delivery of subscription and information services, through flexible local pricing, client and partner consideration and seamless, value added technology services. Its primary objective is to provide clients with the best return on their investment in information resources.

Our Vision

WWIS’s vision is to become the dominant managing agent in South and Sub-Saharan Africa in the provision of information services and solutions, to academic and research institutions, healthcare organisation, corporates and government.


Reliable customer service


Continues growth in information supply


Committed to excellence
April 2022

Established WWIS Academy


Rebranded as WWIS

January, 2006

Bought from ADvTECH Group


Founded as Mast Publication

proud of our journey

WWIS has experienced great growth over the years, but we’ve strived to maintain innovation with out solutions and providers. With an atmosphere where our team can thrive and succeed, the people behind WWIS are the cornerstone of our commitment to innovation.

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