Publishers have all the right materials to help school and university pupils cope with the current disruption to learning caused by the coronavirus pandemic—but more... Read more
Hodder Education has appointed Sean Catford, formerly of Pearson, as its UK field sales director.
Elsevier has agreed to an Open Access pilot scheme with Qatar’s National Library Consortium, the STM giant’s first combined "read and publish" agreement in the Gulf region.... Read more
Publishers McGraw-Hill and Cengage have mutually agreed to call off their planned merger.
Yale University Press London has appointed Stuart Weir in the newly created role of production director, overseeing editorial, production and design for all London-originated titles.... Read more
Pearson has reported it will pay its final dividend for 2019 to investors and is not furloughing any staff, despite a 5% fall in global revenues for... Read more
Arts Council England (ACE) has announced a £151,000 investment into library services to buy e-books and digital audio products.
Cambridge University Press has said it is on track to be 100% carbon neutral in the UK by 2022, both as regards to its own... Read more
Taylor & Francis owner Informa says it expects to raise £1bn through its emergency share offer, adding that its placement yesterday (16th April) was oversubscribed... Read more
Taylor & Francis owner Informa has launched an issue of shares worth 19.9% of its existing capital as the coronavirus pandemic hits its events business.... Read more
Elsevier, which for the past two years has reported significant median gender pay gaps of 40% and 39.4%, has reduced that number slightly to 37% in its latest... Read more
Springer Nature is making a range of "key" textbooks freely accessible for educators, students and academics affected by coronavirus lockdown to help support higher education institutions around the... Read more
Bertelsmann has formally completed the full acquisition of Penguin Random House, following the sale of Pearson's remaining 25% stake for $675m (£530m). ... Read more
At Informa, parent company of Taylor & Francis, top bosses are to take salary cuts "through the current period of uncertainty created by Covid-19", the... Read more
The UK Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has announced that it will move on to a Phase Two investigation of the proposed merger between Cengage... Read more
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Friday, May 29 2020
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