The British Library is considering opening a new facility in Leeds, alongside plans to expand its existing reading rooms in the area.
Jeni Evans is joining academic and professional e-book subscription company Perlego as director of publisher relations.
Yale University Press London had a “tough” 12 months for the year ending 30th June 2018 with sales down 18% from the “exceptional” previous year, according... Read more
Wiley has announced a combined open access and subscription agreement with Norway's research institutions, just as the country made public that it had decided not... Read more
SAGE's corporate comms and public affairs manager Katie Baker is departing the publisher after seven years for a new post with Springer Nature.
Eighty-two percent of lecturers see the physical textbook as an important resource for undergraduate students, while students show a strong preference for print textbooks over... Read more
Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species (John Murray, 1859) has been named the most influential banned book following a public vote during Academic Book Week. ... Read more
Cambridge University Press is to produce audiobooks for some of its tradiest titles, in a pilot programme conducted in partnership with production company Sound Understanding.... Read more
Springer Nature has said there is "more to do" after reporting a mixed bag of figures in its latest gender pay gap disclosures for UK... Read more
Springer Nature has started sharing articles from its journals on academic-networking site ResearchGate in a pilot scheme.
The Bookseller and Spread the Word are backing a major new research project into how publishers can work most effectively with writers from minority backgrounds.... Read more
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
Issue No 5835
Friday, March 22 2019
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