Banned Academic Books will be the theme of Academic Book Week (#AcBookWeek), which returns in March for a fourth year.
Pearson has reported making "good financial and strategic progress in 2018", despite a small revenue fall during the year, saying in its January trading update... Read more
Wiley has signed what it describes as a “transformative” partnership with Projekt DEAL, which represents nearly 700 academic institutions in Germany.
Clarivate Analytics is to become a publicly listed company following an agreement to merge with Churchill Capital Corp.
Cambridge University Press has launched Cambridge Elements, a large-scale programme for research that sits outside the traditional formats of either book or journal article.... Read more
Andy Williams, formerly head of operations at Thames & Hudson, has joined Bristol University Press as its operations director, a new role at the press.... Read more
The Paris commercial court has approved the recovery plan for the France Loisirs book club and its four service subsidiaries.
Cambridge University Press has commissioned a three-volume global history of intelligence from the ancient world to present-day cyber-espionage.
Alice Duijser has been appointed as VitalSource's managing director for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, replacing John Donovan.
Amazon is tackling sales of counterfeit textbooks on its US site after suspending the accounts of booksellers allegedly selling counterfeit books in a major online sting.... Read more
Pirate site Sci-Hub has been blocked in Russia after a group of publishers applied to the courts to get service providers to stop serving the... Read more
The five finalists for the PitchEd competition, run at FutureBook Live, have been announced.
Pearson has agreed the sale of its FT freehold and corporate headquarters at One Southwark Bridge to M&G Real Estate for £115m.... Read more
New research has highlighted the “integral role” UK academic publishing plays in facilitating innovation.
The Palgrave Study Skills series has rebranded as Macmillan Study Skills, offering a “new identity, refreshed digital resources” as well as additional titles to aid student wellbeing.... Read more
Issue No 5846
Friday, June 14 2019
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