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
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.
Issue No 5838
Friday, April 19 2019
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