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...
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...
Tue, 28/09/2010 - 08:45
Edinburgh University Press has almost trebled its net profit, with sales and rights income up 16% to £2.7m. Pre-audited accounts from the academic publisher for the year ending 31st July 2010 show an increase in profits to £430,000 from £154,000 in 2009.
While it did not strip out individual figures, it said sales in...
Tue, 25/05/2010 - 16:03
Publishers, including Verso and Bloomsbury Academic, have called for the decision to close Middlesex University's philosophy department to be reconsidered and have branded the suspension of students and three members of staff from the department "an unwarranted and unjustifiable act of intimidation".
The staff - professors...
Thu, 08/10/2009 - 06:40
Edinburgh University Press has reported double-digit growth for the year to end-July, climbing 13% to £2.3m.
But the chief executive has issued a stark warning for the next financial year, claiming the back-end of recessions are "more challenging" for academic publishers.
Net profit rose sharply to £154,000...
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...