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
Hachette UK’s revenues are down 6.7% in the third quarter of 2018, due to a lighter release schedule and decline in sales in its education... Read more
Pearson has reported flat revenue in its nine-month trading update but that the company is "on track" to deliver underlying profit growth in 2018.... Read more
Macmillan International Higher Education list Palgrave Higher Education is rebranding as Red Globe Press, a move it says will ensure it “establishes a distinctive position... Read more
Cengage has reached a resolution in the court case which had seen two authors file a suit in the US over the inclusion of their... Read more
SAGE has acquired technology start-up Lean Library and its associated products, for an undisclosed sum.
Liverpool University Press has become the inaugural university press partner of The Conversation UK, an independent source of news and views sourced from university academics... Read more
E-textbook platform Bibliotech has raised $4.2m in its latest funding round and plans to double the size of its 15-strong software and sales team in... Read more
Issue No 5850
Friday, July 12 2019
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