Cambridge University Press is launching a crowdfunding campaign with Unbound to see if the model can work in publishing an academic title Open Access.... Read more
The School of Advanced Study (SAS) at the University of London is set to revive the old Athlone Press with the launch of a new academic... Read more
Libraries Connected has launched a programme of activities and partnerships as part of the BBC’s The Novels That Shaped Our World festival.
Pearson’s chief strategy officer Jonathan Chocqueel-Mangan will give insights into the publisher’s new digital-first textbook policy at FutureBook Live 2019, The Bookseller’s publishing conference.... Read more
Princeton University Press has acquired the list of UK-based natural history publisher Wild Nature Press.
Libraries Week kicks off today with a focus on what the nation’s libraries are doing with digital technology.
Emily Guille-Marrett has been appointed head of English publishing and training at independent education publisher, Maths - No Problem!, to build a new literacy business. ... Read more
In a third quarter trading update, Pearson has reported "weaker than expected" performance in its US higher education courseware business, with revenue down around 10%, but... Read more
Zed Books is launching a new division targeting the scholarly market, Zed Scholar.
Annette Thomas, previously c.e.o. of the Web of Science Group at Clarivate Analytics, has left the company.
The Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) has given its annual Award for Innovation in Publishing to platform scite.
Alice Fleet has been promoted to the role of technology director for Emerald Publishing, with a seat on the board.
Springer Nature's c.e.o. Daniel Ropers has stepped down, with chief commercial officer Frank Vrancken Peeters to take on the role with immediate effect. ... Read more
Caroline Summers is leaving her role as head of book sales for academic publisher Emerald and taking up a new post as sales director at... Read more
The Wellcome Trust and national funding agency UK Research & Innovation are backing a project to push "more transparent" communication around the nature and prices of... Read more
Issue No 5874
Friday, February 21 2020
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