Sir Philip Campbell, who has been the editor-in-chief of scientific journal Nature for the past 22 years, is moving to a new role as editor-in-chief of Springer Nature.... Read more
Egmont Publishing's chief financial officer Alan Hurcombe has been appointed to the new role of chief operating officer for the Hodder Education Group.... Read more
Blackwell’s e-textbook platform, Blackwell Learning, has been sold to rival Kortext for an undisclosed sum.
Primary schools should use books featuring transgender parents or celebrating gender identity, according to fresh guidance from the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT).... Read more
Wiley saw a year-on-year revenue increase of 6% (3% at constant currency) in the second quarter to end October 2017, at $452m.
Michael Lynton, chairman of messaging app Snapchat, and a former chair and c.e.o. of Sony Entertainment, has been appointed to the Pearson board of directors. ... Read more
Cambridge University Press is launching a content-sharing pilot on its Cambridge Core platform, which will allow users and authors to share read-only versions of journal... Read more
Thirty-seven per cent of UK-authored research articles were made freely available to the world immediately on publication last year, via Open Access, according to a report from... Read more
Cengage is to launch Cengage Unlimited, a subscription service enabling students to access its entire digital portfolio for one set price, in the US.... Read more
The declining use of textbooks, curriculum reform and how best to respond to tightening school budgets were the hot topics at the annual PA BESA... Read more
Jan Reichelt, who co-founded influential start-up Mendeley, is launching a new venture aimed at improving access to research articles.
Springer Nature’s free content-sharing initiative SharedIt has racked up over 3.25m shares in its first full year, the publisher has revealed.
Pearson has agreed to sell its English language business Wall Street English (WSE) to a group of funds affiliated with Baring Private Equity Asia and CITIC Capital for $300... Read more
Wiley and Kortext are partnering with digital library Egyptian Knowledge Bank (EKB) to supply e-textbooks to Egyptian citizens and universities in what Kortext founder James... Read more
Samantha Burridge has been appointed director of strategy and transformation of the Scientific and Academic Research division at Clarivate Analytics.
Issue No 5790
Friday, February 16 2018
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