Elsevier has reported a median pay gap of 40%, more than twice the UK average of 18.4% and the highest yet reported by a publishing company.... Read more
Academic publishers Taylor & Francis (T&F), Wiley, SAGE and Cambridge University Press have published their gender pay gap data, with all showing pay gaps in... Read more
Learning science company McGraw Hill saw a revenue drop of 1.2% in 2017, with a total of $1,719.1m (£1,213.8m), compared to $1,740m the previous year,... Read more
Scholarly publisher Springer Nature has reported a 15.21% median gender pay gap between men and women working at the company in the UK.
Pearson has filed its gender pay gap report ahead of new government regulations, showing its overall median gender pay gap in 2017 was 15%, while the mean gap was 21%. ... Read more
The Publishers Association says school textbooks only need to save teachers four and a half minutes a day to pay for themselves, arguing that not buying them to... Read more
Sara Miller McCune, founder and executive chairman of Sage Publishing, is to be awarded the London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award 2018. ... Read more
A third Academic Book Week has been confirmed for the latter part of April, although without support of an official funding partner.
Yale University Press London had "an extraordinary year" in the 12 months ending 30th June 2017, with net sales growth of 30%, according to its... Read more
Pearson has returned to profit a year after posting its biggest ever loss, at the same time as announcing it is putting its K12 school courseware... Read more
Taylor & Francis has backtracked over plans to charge extra for access to older research papers online, after more than 110 universities signed a letter... Read more
University press publishers have challenged the head of research policy at funder HEFCE over plans to require all monographs to be published Open Access to... Read more
Knowledge Unlatched founder Frances Pinter has been named the winner of the first University Press Redux Award.
Clarivate Analytics is to re-establish the Institute for Scientific Information, in a new incarnation which Annette Thomas, c.e.o. of Clarivate's Scientific and Academic Research Group,... Read more
Kate Harris, m.d. of Oxford University Press’ Oxford Education division, is to retire from her role in the last quarter of this year.... Read more
Issue No 5780
Friday, May 18 2018
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