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
A survey conducted by Digital Science's data management company Figshare has found "strong signals that open data is becoming more embedded" with researchers.
Cengage has appointed Michael Pickrum as chief financial officer, replacing John Leahy who steps down as planned after three years in the role.... Read more
Brian A Napack, a former president of Macmillan and currently an advisor at Providence Equity Partners, has been named the new president and c.e.o. at... Read more
Issue No 5811
Friday, August 17 2018
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