Jonathan Glasspool, formerly m.d. of Bloomsbury's non-consumer division and president of Bloomsbury USA and India, has been appointed as a non-executive board member at Edinburgh... Read more
Springer Nature Group has revealed that it is now carbon neutral for emissions associated with its offices, company vehicles and flights.... Read more
Cambridge University Press (CUP) says it has launched an “unprecedented” expansion into Open Access (OA) journals, signing 129 new “read and publish” deals with US institutions.... Read more
The BBC has announced profiles of Kazuo Ishiguro and Quentin Blake, and a documentary about Jackie Collins, in its latest tranche of literature-inspired programming. ... Read more
The UK arm of Yale University Press says it is satisfied with its 2019/20 results, following a “year of two halves” that saw it finish with... Read more
Hodder Education's Robert Sulley is retiring after nearly two decades with the company.
Councils are being urged not to shut their libraries amid a squeeze on finances, with a string of local authorities proposing cost-cutting measures to their services.... Read more
Pearson has confirmed it will be keeping office locations at Oxford and Harlow, and at its headquarters at 80 Strand WC2, despite this week announcing a strategy of "significantly"... Read more
Pearson has released a series of editorial guidelines on ethnicity and race, aiming to help fight systemic racism in education.
Several university presses have echoed concerns raised in a highly critical report commissioned by the Publishers Association into UK Research & Innovation's proposed new Open Access policy,... Read more
Perlego, the online subscription service for educational books, has partnered with digital-first university Arden to provide all its students with free online textbooks and additional... Read more
A proposed new Open Access (OA) policy from funding body UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) could see UK universities and journals take a huge financial hit, a... Read more
The Welsh government has announced a £2.25m rescue package for the National Library of Wales after proposed cuts at the institution sparked uproar.
CILIP, the Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals, has called for planned cuts to the National Library of Wales to be abandoned, ahead of... Read more
Pearson is joining Lit in Colour, the programme launched by Penguin Random House UK and race equality think tank The Runnymede Trust to support UK schools in diversifying... Read more
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Friday, April 16 2021
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