Publisher Springer Nature has committed to becoming carbon neutral for its business operations and employee flights by the end of 2020.
Wiley has struck a four-year ‘read and publish’ deal with UK research body Jisc which converts some of the subscription expenditure into a fund to... Read more
Jenny Ridout has been appointed the new managing director of Bloomsbury's Non-Consumer division. She succeeds Jonathan Glasspool, whose imminent retirement in July after 20 years with the publisher... Read more
Publisher Frances Pinter has taken a newly created role as executive chair of the Central European University Press in Budapest, Hungary.
Pearson has has said it expects profit to fall in 2020, in its full year results.
Elsevier saw revenues for the year to end December 2019 up 3.9% to £2,637m (£2,538m in 2018), with underlying growth at constant currency at 2%.
A consortium of 19 Irish higher education institutions have agreed a full Open Access trial programme with Elsevier for its research publications.
Simon & Schuster (S&S) has struck a new partnership with public libraries in the UK
The latest gender pay gap report released by Oxford University Press shows a small lessening of its median pay gap, down just under 1% to 12.5% in... Read more
Stephen Lotinga, c.e.o. of the Publishers Association, has said that all parts of the research ecosystem need to work together in facilitating the transition to... Read more
UK funding body United Kingdom Research & Innovation (UKRI) is proposing to extend an Open Access requirement to academic monographs and book chapters from January... Read more
Publishers with operations in China are curtailing some activities in the country after the coronavirus outbreak.
Rowman & Littlefield International c.e.o. Oliver Gadsby is to step back from his executive role at the end of February.
Oxford University Press is making content related to the coronavirus free to access to the media and the public at large, "in an effort to... Read more
Publishers Cengage and McGraw-Hill Education have extended the deadline for completion of their merger agreement to 1st May. The merger, announced in May last year, had originally... Read more
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Friday, September 18 2020
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