A partnership between CILIP and an American firm using data to mobilise movements against public library closures could “turn the tide” for the struggling service,... Read more
Textbook authors who claim Cengage has not paid them correct royalties for sales from its digital services have filed a class action lawsuit against the... Read more
Edinburgh University Press (EUP) has bought the publishing assets of Scottish law specialists Avizandum Publishing Ltd for an undisclosed sum.
Pearson has admitted a data breach that saw around 13,000 of its US school and university student accounts accessed by hackers.
Over 40 student organisations in the US have urged the Department of Justice to block the proposed merger of publishers Cengage and McGraw-Hill.
Pearson has announced it is still on course to stabilise this year and grow in 2020 as it announced underlying sales growth for the first time in... Read more
Cambridge University Press’ annual report shows the firm had a 42% surge in operating profit from £17.2m to £24.4m for the year to 30th April 2019.... Read more
Bloomsbury has signed a licensing agreement to make 14,000 of its academic books available through digital textbook platform Classoos.
Not-for-profit firm Jisc has launched three "next generation" library services for the higher education sector, including one that makes academic collections visible through web searches.... Read more
Pearson has rolled out a new fully digital test for Egypt’s schools as part of a project helping to reform the country’s exam system.... Read more
Pearson will start releasing its updated US titles in digital form first as it breaks with traditional educational publishing and begins phasing out print textbooks.... Read more
Springer Nature is extending its content sharing pilot with site ResearchGate, originally launched in March, with a new phase that will see the publisher roll... Read more
The prolonged uncertainty over the shape and timeline of Brexit has led to delayed investment decisions from publishers which will affect industry growth further down the... Read more
Academic publisher Emerald has made live its rebuilt Emerald Insight digital research platform, which aims to make scholarly communication "easier and more engaging", in a development that represents... Read more
The book world is “sleepwalking into oblivion” if there are not changes to the terms under which e-books are made available to libraries, a chief librarian... Read more
Issue No 5874
Friday, February 21 2020
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