Furrily does it as Nicholas wins inaugural Carmelite Prize
Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has announced Mark Nicholas as the winner of the inaugural Carmelite Prize, its new award recognising excellence in children’s book illustration. Read more
Elsevier defends its value after Open Access disputes
Elsevier has sought to set aside public criticism of its Open Access (OA) and pricing policies and to restate its value for the academy. Read more
Reviewers praise Kindle Oasis but question price tag
Amazon’s new Kindle Oasis e-reader has received praise from reviewers for its design and engineering, but with a price tag of £270 for the cheapest model and £330 for added 3G internet capabilities... Read more
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