The free provision of e-books for children by Oak National Academy has been branded a "wake up call" for a sector still awaiting its long-discussed shared website... Read more
Arts Council England (ACE) is awarding £152,000 to help public libraries buy e-books and digital audio products after demand soared during the pandemic.... Read more
Oxford University Press is launching the Oxford Owl Lockdown Learning Heroes Award to recognise those who are going above and beyond during the latest lockdown in tackling the challenges... Read more
Cambridge University Press is asking people to nominate inspiring people for its Dedicated Teacher Awards after a tough year for the profession during the Covid-19... Read more
Pearson has reported group sales fell 10% in 2020 in its January trading update, reflecting the continuing impact of Covid.
Online classroom platform Oak National Academy is launching a new virtual library in partnership with the National Literacy Trust.
Most library authorities in England are providing a click and collect service during lockdown, despite calls from some organisations to withdraw it.
Wiley has said it will explore “how best to align” Hindawi's journal portfolios, publishing platforms and technology following its $298m deal for the scientific research... Read more
Wiley has moved further into Open Access (OA) with the $298m (£219m) acquisition of London-based scientific research publisher Hindawi.
The public library service has entered a phase of “rapid decline” as figures show visits have declined sharply and loans have plunged in the past... Read more
Springer Nature has admitted there is still “more to do” after its latest gender pay gap report showed the mean salary difference between men and... Read more
Black History Matters: The Story of Black History, From African Kingdoms to Black Lives Matter by historian Robin Walker has been crowned the winner of the 2020 ALCS... Read more
A survey of library services shows 1.4% of staff have tested positive for Covid-19 since reopening in July, suggesting safety measures have worked, according to... Read more
New figures show total spending on Great Britain's libraries fell by £20m in the last financial year, as Libraries Connected warned more budget reductions are... Read more
Taylor & Francis chief executive Annie Callanan has said that one of the greatest challenges for the academic and education sector is “this notion that our output... Read more
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Issue No 5924
Friday, April 9 2021
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