Thu, 15/12/2011 - 09:57
Cambridge University Press has reported a ninth successive year of growth in the 12 months to end April 2011, as well as announcing a restructure aimed at making the company "more responsive in the digital environment".
Sales of books and journals were up 12% to £224.9m in the latest set of results, with overall...
Fri, 02/12/2011 - 07:45
Cambridge University Press' Cambridge Journals division has set up an article rental scheme aimed at encouraging non-subscription users.
The scheme, through Cambridge Journals Online, charges users £3.99, $5.99 or €4.49 to read single articles online for up to 24 hours, which the publisher says is a saving of up to 86...
Tue, 01/11/2011 - 09:40
Sales and profit for 2011 have slumped at Edinburgh University Press at the same time the company has reported a 40% rise in year-on-year e-book sales.
The Scottish academic publisher has reported an 11.6% fall in sales and rights income in its annual financial results to 31st July 2011, from £2.73m in 2010 to £2.41m this...
Thu, 27/10/2011 - 09:00
The Publishers Association's international conference will focus on issues such as export sales and the growth of the English language, with speakers to include Barnes and Noble vice-president of digital content Theresa Horner, Pan Macmillan India managing director Daniel Watts and Susie Nicklin, director of literature at the British...
Tue, 06/09/2011 - 07:35
Cambridge University Press chief executive Stephen Bourne has become the first foreign publisher to be given the Beijing International Book Fair Special Book Award of China.
The award recognises the contribution of publishers to Chinese culture and the promotion of Chinese civilisation.
CUP's tradition of publishing in...
Mon, 25/07/2011 - 09:05
The university presses of Oxford and Cambridge are going head to head to compete in global digital platforms, which are being rolled out within one month of each other.
Oxford University Press will release University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) onto the market in September, while,...
Wed, 13/07/2011 - 09:50
Cambridge University Press has launched a digital content platform for libraries which it says will become "one of the largest and most significant repositories of digital academic material in the world.”
From October 2011, University Publishing Online will provide institutions with e-books and "related database...
Fri, 25/03/2011 - 09:36
Academic retailers have demanded that academic publishers provide them with greater support, arguing that the current model is "not sustainable" in the long term.
The development comes after Waterstone's m.d. Dominic Myers warned that the academic bookselling industry was at "crisis point". Speaking at the...
Fri, 18/02/2011 - 08:15
Publishing staff at Cambridge University Press (CUP) have voted to reject a pay increase of 2%.
The proposed pay increase, which CUP has described as reasonable and in line with other pay settlements, has led the Unite union to accuse CUP of using the economic downturn to boost profits.
Unite regional officer Steve Ireland...
Mon, 29/11/2010 - 09:01
A new digital service has launched offering students the ability to download reference books by the chapter.
Reference Tree went live today [Monday] in beta and offers titles from the likes of Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, Sage, Hodder Education, McGraw Hill and Cambridge University Press. Students are able to annotate and highlight...