The Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) has given its annual Award for Innovation in Publishing to platform scite.
Alice Fleet has been promoted to the role of technology director for Emerald Publishing, with a seat on the board.
Springer Nature's c.e.o. Daniel Ropers has stepped down, with chief commercial officer Frank Vrancken Peeters to take on the role with immediate effect. ... Read more
Caroline Summers is leaving her role as head of book sales for academic publisher Emerald and taking up a new post as sales director at... Read more
The Wellcome Trust and national funding agency UK Research & Innovation are backing a project to push "more transparent" communication around the nature and prices of... Read more
A partnership between CILIP and an American firm using data to mobilise movements against public library closures could “turn the tide” for the struggling service,... Read more
Textbook authors who claim Cengage has not paid them correct royalties for sales from its digital services have filed a class action lawsuit against the... Read more
Edinburgh University Press (EUP) has bought the publishing assets of Scottish law specialists Avizandum Publishing Ltd for an undisclosed sum.
Pearson has admitted a data breach that saw around 13,000 of its US school and university student accounts accessed by hackers.
Over 40 student organisations in the US have urged the Department of Justice to block the proposed merger of publishers Cengage and McGraw-Hill.
Pearson has announced it is still on course to stabilise this year and grow in 2020 as it announced underlying sales growth for the first time in... Read more
Cambridge University Press’ annual report shows the firm had a 42% surge in operating profit from £17.2m to £24.4m for the year to 30th April 2019.... Read more
Bloomsbury has signed a licensing agreement to make 14,000 of its academic books available through digital textbook platform Classoos.
Not-for-profit firm Jisc has launched three "next generation" library services for the higher education sector, including one that makes academic collections visible through web searches.... Read more
Pearson has rolled out a new fully digital test for Egypt’s schools as part of a project helping to reform the country’s exam system.... Read more
Issue No 5856
Friday, September 20 2019
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