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.
Publisher Springer Nature has blocked access to 1,000 journal articles in China.
Pearson is understood to be in talks with two Asian funds to sell its English-language business, Wall Street English (WSE), for up to $400m.... Read more
Connect Books has been put up for sale by its parent company.
Putting customer needs at the heart of your thinking, and letting that drive the change, and pace of change, in your business is the number... Read more
Issue No 5780
Friday, May 18 2018
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