Tagged: Elsevier

Amazon takes on textbook counterfeiting in 'sting operation'

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

Publishers succeed in getting Sci-Hub access blocked in Russia

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

Elsevier reports 40% gender pay gap

Elsevier has reported a median pay gap of 40%, more than twice the UK average of 18.4% and the highest yet reported by a publishing company.... Read more

Profit and revenue rise in Elsevier's first half

Publisher Elsevier saw revenue up 11% in the first half of 2017, to £1,171m, although underlying growth was a more modest 2%. Read more

Elsevier awarded $15m from Sci-Hub in copyright case

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) has welcomed a US court ruling awarding publisher Elsevier $15m in damages for copyright infringements. Read more

Proportion of women researchers rising, Elsevier reports

The proportion of women among researchers is increasing, according to a study published by Elsevier to mark International Women’s Day. Read more

Elsevier profits up 3% despite 'steeper' print declines

Elsevier marginally increased its sales and profits in 2016, in spite of what it described as "steeper declines" for print books sales than in recent years,... Read more

Elsevier buys EBSCO's Plum Analytics

Elsevier has bought EBSCO's altmetrics business Plum Analytics. Read more

Mendeley co-founder Jan Reichelt leaves Elsevier

Jan Reichelt, co-founder and managing director of Mendeley, now part of Elsevier, has left the company "to pursue other interests". ... Read more

Elsevier and Jisc proclaim 'low-cost' UK deal

The UK's higher education digital services body Jisc has signed what is being described as a "landmark" agreement with publisher Elsevier, giving academics access to... Read more

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