Pearson is selling its US K12 public schools courseware business to private equity group Nexus Capital Management in a deal worth $250m (£193m).
After 20 years heading up the PR department for Oxford University Press's Academic division, Kate Farquhar-Thomson is moving to Princeton University Press as head of publicity, Europe.... Read more
Springer Nature has said the current Plan S requirement for publishers to commit to 'flip' hybrid journals to Open Access is "unnecessary, and...unacceptable for us... Read more
The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers has warned that the pace of change scheduled for Plan S gives too little time for members to... Read more
Bloomsbury is starting academic publishing in India this year as it continues to evolve its business in the country.
Banned Academic Books will be the theme of Academic Book Week (#AcBookWeek), which returns in March for a fourth year.
Pearson has reported making "good financial and strategic progress in 2018", despite a small revenue fall during the year, saying in its January trading update... Read more
Wiley has signed what it describes as a “transformative” partnership with Projekt DEAL, which represents nearly 700 academic institutions in Germany.
Clarivate Analytics is to become a publicly listed company following an agreement to merge with Churchill Capital Corp.
Cambridge University Press has launched Cambridge Elements, a large-scale programme for research that sits outside the traditional formats of either book or journal article.... Read more
Andy Williams, formerly head of operations at Thames & Hudson, has joined Bristol University Press as its operations director, a new role at the press.... Read more
The Paris commercial court has approved the recovery plan for the France Loisirs book club and its four service subsidiaries.
Cambridge University Press has commissioned a three-volume global history of intelligence from the ancient world to present-day cyber-espionage.
Alice Duijser has been appointed as VitalSource's managing director for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, replacing John Donovan.
Amazon is tackling sales of counterfeit textbooks on its US site after suspending the accounts of booksellers allegedly selling counterfeit books in a major online sting.... Read more
Issue No 5831
Friday, February 15 2019
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