Mon, 01/11/2010 - 09:13
Cambridge University Press is anticipating that sales from digital products could account for two-thirds of sales by 2020, after its operating surplus increased by 50% to £5.1m.
In its annual report for the year to 30th April 2010, publishing sales were up 11.5% to £201.1m with total sales up 3.3% to £213.3m. Sales in...
Tue, 26/10/2010 - 15:32
Book and journal sales have increased 11.5% at Cambridge University Press, leading the publisher to report an increased operating surplus of £5.1m. For the year ending 30th April 2010, books and journal sales were worth £201.1m and overall revenue was up 3.3% to £213.3m.
The press singled out Cambridge Learning,...
Thu, 14/10/2010 - 13:00
Cambridge University Press has made a 100,000-copy book donation to Book Aid International, its largest single donation to the charity to date.
The gift will provide books to school libraries across 12 African countries, with schools in Cameroon, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya and Malawi among those receiving the books in 50-100-copy numbers...
Wed, 18/08/2010 - 17:54
Cambridge University Press has teamed up with Kaplan International Colleges in a five-year collaboration to publish learning and development materials.
CUP will publish texts for students and lecturers of English for Academic Purposes to help prepare international students with the skills they need for university. The titles will contain...
Thu, 08/04/2010 - 07:59
Cambridge University Press (CUP) is to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its million-selling English Grammar in Use title with a new hardback edition and apps for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
The title, aimed to help students of the English language, was first published by ELT teacher Raymond Murphy in 1985 and, according to the...
Wed, 17/03/2010 - 05:03
Cambridge University Press is expanding its management team, looking to hire someone to fill the newly-created role of chief operating officer. Chief executive Stephen Bourne said the position was being created with a view to developing the next stage of CUP's business strategy, moving the focus towards profit growth rather than purely top-...
Tue, 16/02/2010 - 13:07
Cambridge University Press (CUP), Lightning Source and Salt are among a number of local companies joining the Cambridge Publishing Society (Campus) when it launches next month.
Campus will hold a variety of events to bring together the local professional publishing community to debate, network, research and market ideas. The organisation...
Fri, 22/01/2010 - 08:20
Academic publishers have said a surge in university applicants and jobseekers looking to retrain during the recession have led to a strong 2009.
However, they cautioned that with possible cuts in library budgets, the year ahead could be difficult for the category.
Some Nielsen academic categories are among the highest risers in...
Wed, 09/12/2009 - 11:28
Cambridge University Press is to provide free content to an Indian charity, giving millions of readers with a visual impairment access to a range of educational materials.
The academic publisher has signed an agreement with the Daisy Forum of India, a charity for the visually impaired. The Daisy forum turns books into digital content,...
Mon, 07/12/2009 - 07:56
Cambridge University Press is launching a new platform for its e-books, allowing researchers and academics around the world access to more than 10,000 digital books online.
Cambridge Books Online is due to be launched for a trial in January 2010. It will launch initially with 6,000 titles, but by spring will hold more than 10,000....