Libraries Connected is using a £150,000 Arts Council England grant for a training and mentoring programme helping services develop funding strategies.
Pearson has won a contract with the UK Home Office to deliver secure English language tests (SELTs) to people who need to demonstrate their English... Read more
Latest figures from The Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy show library loans are down 43% in the last decade in England and libraries are still... Read more
Around 50 positions have gone at independent academic publisher SAGE in a process begun in September, the publisher has confirmed, with around half those jobs... Read more
Major library systems company Ex Libris, owned by Michigan-based ProQuest, has signed an agreement to acquire competitor Innovative, in a move that significantly strengthens Ex... Read more
Newly released figures show there were 35 static and mobile library closures in the year to end March 2019 across England, Wales and Scotland, with... Read more
Oxford University Press has announced its first Read and Publish deal with a US institution, with Iowa State University Library.
Springer Nature is selling its publishing services enterprise SPS to content technology and solutions business SPi Global, in a deal expected to conclude by the... Read more
The years from 2021 to 2022 will be tough for academic publishers as they struggle to adapt to the requirements of Plan S, a FutureBook panel on... Read more
The fifth Academic Book Week will take place from 9th to 13th March 2020, with 'Academic Books and the Environment' as its central theme.
Cengage has reported revenue of $693m in the six months to end September 2019, a fall of 9.1% from the first-half in the previous financial year... Read more
Parent company Informa has said Taylor & Francis "continues to perform consistently", expressing confidence that it will hit its annual target of 2% underlying growth... Read more
Pearson has acquired ed tech company Lumerit Education in a deal worth $29m.
Princeton University Press (PUP) has unveiled a redesign of its website, the product of an 18-month collaboration between PUP's creative and IT teams and digital product agency Area... Read more
Jonathan Glasspool, managing director for Bloomsbury’s non-consumer division, is leaving the company in July 2020 after 20 years with the publisher.
Issue No 5874
Friday, February 21 2020
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