Publishers 'can partner govt'

<p>Joel Rickett</p><p>The commercial opportunities thrown up by the UK government's growing self-publishing activities could outweigh the threats, according to speakers at a Publishers Association conference.</p><p>The conference heard how digital technology had opened up new models for government publishing, from the cross-departmental Knowledge Network--which encompasses initiatives such as legal network LION and biotechnology network iBioUK--to schemes such as the JISC information environment and the University for Industry.</p><p>Graham Taylor, director of the Educational Publishers C...

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