A new assessment of teaching quality has reportedly sent “shockwaves” through the traditional higher education hierarchy.
The University of Derby has launched an in-house publishing imprint, Peregrine Publishing, which will be partly run and administered by its own postgraduate and undergraduate publishing students.... Read more
Publishers and academics must work together to solve the problems that have led to rising book numbers, but falling sales per title, before the viability... Read more
Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann has acquired WhiteCloud Analytics, a performance management firm, to boost its education business.
Taylor & Francis Group, a publisher of specialist books, has bought digital research services firm colwiz.
The academic publishing and bookselling sectors are facing multiple calls to “talk up what you do” in the face of a changing political environment around... Read more
John Leahy, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Cengage, is to step down at the end of the year, the company has said.... Read more
Bloomsbury grew revenues by 15% to £142.6m in the 12 months to the end of Feburary 2017, in what chief executive Nigel Newton has branded "a very strong year" for the company.... Read more
Cengage’s adjusted revenues stood at $1.5bn for the fiscal year 2017, down 10% from the prior year, the company has told investors, ahead of posting... Read more
Wiley’s chief executive and president Mark Allin has resigned for “family reasons”, effective immediately, after just over two years in the role.
Pearson shareholders have rejected chief executive John Fallon's £1.5m pay package at the company's a.g.m.
The Telegraph Media Group has bought revision app Gojimo for an undisclosed sum.
Altmetric, the scholarly research data science company, is to undertake a pilot project with The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), to track the... Read more
Publisher SAGE has extended its partnership with online platform Publons, following a successful trial.
Connect Books’ library supply arm Dawson Books has inked a deal to integrate with the Kortext platform.
Issue No 5761
Friday, June 16 2017
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