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The opportunity of TEF

Blackwell's Scott Hamilton on the opportunity that the recent government White Paper on education provides for academic booksellers and publishers. Read more

How open is Open Access?

Goldsmiths Press director Sarah Kember argues that Open Access in the academy may not be the universal good many claim. Read more

Lessons learned

After closing his campus academic bookselling operation late last year, Ron Johns reflects on the physical market for textbooks. Read more

Kings and queens

One of the most exciting things about being in publishing is how much change the industry enjoys (or endures) as we attempt to keep pace... Read more

Academic reviews crisis

Despite some gloomy predictions, the academic book remains in good health. Most academics in the humanities and social sciences are committed to it as essential... Read more

An education

Such is the impact of the austerity cuts, particularly on public and school libraries, that it can take a while to find someone in the... Read more

The university press is back in vogue

The last few weeks have seen the spotlight fall uncharacteristically on the world of university presses. First, the Guardian published a tense mano-a-mano battle... Read more

Textbook case

Oh dear, here we go again. Minister, backed by expert, wins over-excited headlines in right-of-centre newspapers alleging that British education publishers are producing below standard... Read more

Pearson returns to profit, PRH revenue up 'slightly'

Pearson has returned to profit a year after posting its biggestĀ ever loss, at the same time as announcing it is putting its K12 school courseware... Read more

Taylor & Francis scraps extra charges after university protests

Taylor & Francis has backtracked over plans to charge extra for access to older research papers online, after more than 110 universities signed a letter... Read more

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