Fri, 07/12/2012 - 15:12
From stints in publishing, at Random House, and in the music industry, at EMI Recorded Music, Fionnuala Duggan has witnessed the shift to digital from many different viewpoints.
International m.d. at digital e-textbook platform CourseSmart as of May last year, her next job is to revolutionise the digital textbook and coursebook...
Thu, 01/11/2012 - 07:00
CourseSmart is expanding its international platform into Middle East and Africa.
The move means the e-textbook platform is now available in 70 countries. At the same time, the company is offering students a free trial to encourage students to use the service.
CourseSmart is backed by five academic publishers, Cengage...
Fri, 14/09/2012 - 09:10
Eight new publishers have joined CourseSmart's European e-book rental platform as the company gears up for a launch through academic bookseller Blackwell's.
Sage, Taylor & Francis, Edinburgh University Press, Jessica Kingsley, Gill & Macmillan, CAB International, Goodfellow Publishing and W W Norton have signed up to...
Fri, 02/03/2012 - 10:00
US digital textbook rental service CourseSmart has soft-launched in the UK, with industry insiders suggesting that its move could herald "the year of the digital textbook".
Former Random House digital director Fionnuala Duggan is leading the UK and European launch of CourseSmart, a platform designed as a "one-stop shop...
Thu, 26/05/2011 - 08:47
Random House Digital director Fionnuala Duggan is to leave the publisher for digital learning company CourseSmart, where she has been appointed managing director for international.
The California-based company, which provides e-textbooks and digital course materials, aims to expand globally, including establishing a presence in London...
Sun, 12/12/2010 - 09:45
Bloomsbury has signed up to Google eBooks ready for its launch in the UK next year, as the internet giant confirmed it is in talks with the Booksellers Association ahead of bringing the platform to Europe.
The new cloud-based service enables customers to buy e-books through Google eBooks, participating retailers and publishers...
Tue, 09/11/2010 - 14:42
The Random House Group has appointed Dan Franklin to the role of digital editor. Franklin moves from indie publisher Canongate, where he was also digital editor.
Franklin joins on 4th January and will work across all RHG companies. He will report into Zoe Willis, editorial director for e-books and audio, and work closely with digital...
Thu, 07/10/2010 - 14:42
A major gathering of children’s publishers has been urged to stay focused on content despite the increasing familiarity children have with new technological advances.
This was the key theme of The Bookseller’s fourth annual Children’s Conference, which attracted more than 200 publishers, agents and digital experts to...Aardvark research | Adrian Hon | amazon | Apple | Bookseller Children's Conference | Chameleon Net | Channel Four | Childrens | Dan Martin | digitisation | Egmont | Fionnuala Duggan | Graeme Neill | Home | iPad | Justine Abbot | kate wilson | Kindle | matt Locke | Mike Richards | Nosy Crow | random house | Six to Start
Mon, 27/09/2010 - 09:14
Children’s growing expectations of the digital environment and how they learn from it will be explored at The Bookseller Children’s Conference this Thursday (30th September).
Speakers from broadcast media, social networking and education will discuss how children, teenagers and young families are adopting new digital...
Wed, 27/01/2010 - 08:48
The PA's Digital Directors Group is "alert and ready to act" on key issues surrounding e-book strategies, delegates at yesterday's 'Blue Skies and White Clouds' conference were told.
Kicking the day off, group chair and director of Random House Group Digital Fionnuala Duggan highlighted three themes identified...