Fri, 15/03/2013 - 12:39
Richard Fisher, m.d. of academic publishing for Cambridge University Press, has warned that Open Access developments could have consequences for history publishing.
Speaking on the future of academic publishing at the Independent Publishers Guild conference last week (7th March), Fisher noted that the needs of science are being...
Thu, 22/11/2012 - 09:04
A 50% year-on-year increase in digital sales at Cambridge University Press contributed to a 3.8% overall sales increase (to £245m) for the year to end April 2012, the publisher has reported.
The Press achieved an operating surplus for the year of £3.4m.
Chief executive Peter Phillips said: "...
Tue, 11/09/2012 - 07:00
Edinburgh University Press and Boydell & Brewer have joined Cambridge University Press' online platform.
The addition of EUP and Boydell will bring the number of titles University Publishing Online offers to 16,000 from nine global presses.
Edinburgh University Press, which publishes around 130 books a year in the...
Fri, 24/08/2012 - 07:42
New publisher Connell Guides is launching its first study guides this autumn, tying in to the back to school season which will see more established publishers releasing new series and eye-catching covers.
The first 18 Connell Guides, released on 1st October, will be illustrated books aimed at the English Literature A-level student...
Thu, 12/07/2012 - 08:05
Jacqueline Rose has been named as the winner of the Royal Historical Society's Whitfield Prize for her book on Restoration England.
Her book Godly Kingship in Restoration England: The Politics of the Royal Supremacy 1660 -1688 (Cambridge University Press) was praised by judges for its "deeply impressive research...
Fri, 29/06/2012 - 08:55
Cambridge University Press has seen its digital revenues rise 70% over the past year to account for around a quarter of total revenue, newly appointed chief executive Peter Phillips has said.
Phillips told The Bookseller that CUP’s digital revenues now stand at around 20%–25% of its total revenue. He said precise...
Fri, 22/06/2012 - 08:51
More than 400 years of printing under the Cambridge University Press name is to end, with the publisher set to sign a contract with MPG Books Group on 29th June that will see the company take over printing for CUP.
The majority of the 69 jobs at the CUP’s in-house print capability will move to an MPG facility at...
Fri, 18/05/2012 - 08:10
Cambridge University Press has condemned last week's judgment in the copyright violation case brought against Georgia State University by CUP, Oxford University Press and Sage.
In a ruling filed on 11th May, US district judge Orinda Evans ruled in favour of the publishers over only five of 99 alleged infringements by the...
Wed, 21/03/2012 - 08:00
Cambridge University Press has moved its US warehouse and fulfillment operations under the management of Ingram Content Group as the academic publisher strives to save costs and prepare for the “unpredictable future” of the transition to digital.
CUP has always used its own warehouse in New York state to ship its books,...
Wed, 18/01/2012 - 15:30
Cambridge University Press chief executive Stephen Bourne is to step down from his post in April.
Bourne, who joined CUP in 1997, has been chief executive since 2002. CUP said that under his leadership, CUP had "embraced new technologies; grown substantially a publishing business that was already world-renowned for its high...