Tue, 03/07/2012 - 14:12
The World Bank has debarred Oxford University Press East Africa and Oxford University Press Tanzania for three years for "corrupt practices" affecting education projects in East Africa.
OUP has acknowledged misconduct by the two wholly-owned subsidiaries in relation to two Bank-financed education projects and has agreed to...
Thu, 07/06/2012 - 08:59
Oxford University Press has launched a roaming service for students and academics who read journals via their mobile phones.
Students and academics can now connect their mobile device to their institution's Oxford Journals subscription and read protected journals content even once they have left the institution's...
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...
Fri, 23/03/2012 - 08:30
Oxford University Press has appointed a new commissioning editor with a view to expanding its children’s picture book list.
It was announced at Bologna Book Fair that Egmont Press’ Peter Marley would join OUP in April, reporting to Liz Cross, head of publishing.
Cross said: "We are delighted that so many of...
Fri, 16/12/2011 - 08:05
Oxford University Press will be releasing its 300th Very Short Introduction title in January 2012, alongside its first app, which will feature sample chapters and additional content.
The series takes complicated topics—from The History of Art to Ireland or Nothing—and asks experts to...
Mon, 12/12/2011 - 08:10
Oxford University Press is publishing an Olympic book with a twist next year, with sports science expert Chris Cooper delving into the controversial area of doping in sport.
The title, Run, Swim, Throw, Cheat: The Science Behind Drugs in Sport will be released in March 2012 as a £16.99 hardback. Taking in...
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...
Thu, 27/10/2011 - 09:00
The Publishers Association's international conference will focus on issues such as export sales and the growth of the English language, with speakers to include Barnes and Noble vice-president of digital content Theresa Horner, Pan Macmillan India managing director Daniel Watts and Susie Nicklin, director of literature at the British...
Mon, 26/09/2011 - 08:25
Oxford University Press has appointed Casper Grathwohl to the newly created role of senior vice-president, group strategy.
Grathwohl, who is currently vice-president of reference and digital publishing within OUP's global academic division, will move into the new position on 5th October, reporting to c.e.o. Nigel Portwood....
Mon, 12/09/2011 - 09:00
Oxford University Press c.e.o. Nigel Portwood has signalled a new strategic direction for the publisher by saying he will be looking to acquire other businesses more ambitiously.