OverDrive, a digital reading platform for libraries and schools, has announced that it is acquiring Kanopy, a popular video streaming service for public and academic libraries. Terms... Read more
Wiley saw its revenues rise 6% in the 2021 fiscal year, boosted by a fourth quarter sales surge of 13%.
Lowborn author Kerry Hudson has told a Scottish conference that libraries saved her life.
A row over the pricing models of academic e-books has continued, with the Publishers Association and Higher Education organisations blaming each other for a lack... Read more
The Ideas Prize for non-fiction has been been awarded to historian Sara Caputo for her proposal Tracks on the Ocean. ... Read more
Arts Council England (ACE) has announced a £3.4m fund to get the next phase of the "single digital presence" (SDP), a long-planned national website for all public libraries, off... Read more
Berlin-based journalist Trish Lorenz has won the $100,000 (£71,000) Nine Dots Prize and a book deal with Cambridge University Press for her "compelling and well-evidenced" response to the... Read more
Robin Hunt, Scholastic Education’s publisher, is stepping down and leaving the company at the end of the month to focus on his health.... Read more
Stephen Hawking’s office and archive, including a first draft of A Brief History of Time (Bantam), have been saved for the nation by Cambridge University Library and the Science... Read more
Cambridge University Press has hailed its new Ancient Greek dictionary as "the most innovative in almost 200 years”, providing fresh definitions and translations in contemporary English. ... Read more
Cengage saw a 6% revenue drop in the year ending 31st March 2021, according to preliminary results released by the publisher. However, the fourth quarter... Read more
Arts Council England has announced the details of a £42m fund to boost local libraries, creative projects and museums across the country.... Read more
Cambridge University Press has developed a new programme of courses for professionals worldwide to learn more skills.
US information and technology company ProQuest has been bought by scientific and academic analytics firm Clarivate in a $5.3bn (£3.8bn) deal.
Librarians fighting the “exorbitant” pricing and licensing of academic e-books claim others are afraid of speaking out about the subject and are hoping the Competitions & Marketing Authority... Read more
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Friday, June 11 2021
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