Fri, 13/11/2009 - 05:35
Anglia Ruskin University has launched a new post graduate publishing course, the only one of its kind for students in East Anglia.
Publishers such as Cambridge University Press, Macmillan, Polity Press, Salt and ProQuest were involved in developing the Publishing MA, which comprises Creativity and Content in Publishing, Publishing...
Thu, 12/11/2009 - 07:04
Cambridge University Press (CUP) has reported a marginal increase in profits for the year to end-April 2009, despite turnover rising by more than 14%.
Profits for the publisher rose from £3m to £3.4m. While turnover had risen from £179.5m to £205.1m, costs also increased from £177m to nearly £200m....
Wed, 04/11/2009 - 14:16
Cambridge University Press acquired roughly 40 titles from Georgian Press’s best-selling list of English Language teaching resources.
The acquired list contains titles such as Success International: English Skills for IGCSE and other IGCSE resources, as well as the Listen Here! course of listening activities which is designed for...
Sun, 01/11/2009 - 09:30
Cambridge University Press has pulled a religious studies textbook from sale in Australia and New Zealand, and temporarily suspended its publication in the UK, after local Jewish authorities expressed concerns about potential anti-Semitic interpretations.
The publisher is seeking the advice of "an independent expert in Judaism...
Mon, 14/09/2009 - 07:33
Directors at Cambridge University Press spent nearly £330,000 on travel and entertaining in the year CUP laid off 50 staff. CUP chief executive Stephen Bourne and six other directors are reported by the Cambridge News to have spent £294,439 on travel and £33,911 on entertaining according to figures released under the Freedom...
Thu, 20/08/2009 - 07:59
University presses have stressed the importance of editorial independence from their educational establishments following the controversy surrounding the book The Cartoons That Shook the World.
The book by Jytte Klausen is being published by Yale University Press but all illustrations of the prophet Muhammed that were due to be...
Mon, 20/07/2009 - 14:31
Cambridge University Press (CUP) has launched a new print-on-demand project, reissuing worldwide "books of enduring scholarly value" that have previously only been available through libraries.
The Cambridge Library Collection launched today (20th July) with 475 titles across a range of subjects "from the serious to the...
Tue, 05/05/2009 - 06:50
The 90-day consulation period between Cambridge University Press, its staff and Unite the union, has resulted in nearly two-thirds of the positions being saved from redundancy. In January it was announced that as many as 133 people were facing redundancy: however, CUP said today (1st May) that the final number expected to go immediately would...
Mon, 16/03/2009 - 07:23
Taylor & Francis has knocked Oxford University Press off the top spot at this year's Academic, Professional and Specialist Booksellers Group, scooping the Publisher of the Year award. OUP, which came first last year, was voted into second place. Cambridge University Press held onto its third place position, while Pearson climbed six...
Mon, 16/02/2009 - 08:51
A mass rally in protest over a decision by Cambridge University Press (CUP) to axe jobs was held on Saturday. According to the Cambridge News around 500 people marched through the city centre chanting slogans such as "they say cut back, we say fight back" and "no ifs, no buts, no Cambridge job cuts" while clutching banners...