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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Hot Topics in Chinese Academic Publishing

Top-tier Chinese universities—namely Peking University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Tsinghua University, and Zhejiang University—lead the pack in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics research. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: The Academic Book Market in China

When Shanghai Jiaotong University hosted a fourth forum of China’s academic publishers last month, however, the consensus among the speakers was that the sector’s “Going Out” strategy is now entering its 2.0 era. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Social Sciences Academic Press

As its name suggests, SSAP is the go-to publisher in China for scholarly titles in the humanities and social sciences. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Major Chinese Academic Presses

According to the 2016 China Statistical Yearbook, China has about 110 university presses and 3,650 research and development institutions, including the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, and China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Distribution of Academic Titles

Textbooks for primary through junior high schools (the compulsory school years) fall under the Chinese government’s procurement program and are usually purchased in bulk and supplied to schools and libraries. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: New Titles from Chinese Academic Presses

Deploying a heavier editorial hand in tweaking research-laden content into accessible pages is becoming de rigueur. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Shaanxi Normal University General Publishing House

Publications on Shaanxi regional culture and history—such as "A Comprehensive History of Shaanxi" are a niche segment at SNUGPH. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing Remains Steady as Religion Scholars Meet

The joint annual meetings of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature drew more than 9,400 scholars to San Diego from Nov. 23-26, remaining flat compared to the number of attendees in 2018. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: Why Brexit Might Hit British Academic Publishers Hardest

Brexit remains a source of uncertainty for all British publishers, but it has already negatively impacted the academic publishing sector in the U.K. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on academic publishing: disastrous capitalism | Editorial

The giants of the scientific publishing industry have made huge profits for decades. Now they are under threatScientific publishing has long been a licence to print money. Scientists need journals in which to publish their research, so they will supply the articles without monetary reward. Other... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury India begins academic publishing with local authors

Bloomsbury is starting academic publishing in India this year as it continues to evolve its business in the country. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New research highlights UK academic publishing’s ‘integral role’ in innovation

New research has highlighted the “integral role” UK academic publishing plays in facilitating innovation.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Who are the real pirates in academic publishing? | Letters

Readers respond to George Monbiot’s article on the global scientific publishing industryI would like to thank both the Guardian and George Monbiot for pointing out to the public what academics like myself have known for a long time (Those who set knowledge free are heroes, not thieves, 13... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Customer needs must drive change in academic publishing, says Napack

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 one lesson for an academic publisher as it navigates the digital transition, according to Brian A Napack, the newly appointed president and c.e.o. of John... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: All Our Coverage

Welcome to PW's coverage on the Chinese academic publishing segment, which is capitalizing on massive government funding to produce groundbreaking research and publications. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Xi’an Jiaotong University Press

A 1986 merger with a university publishing unit that specialized in audio and video products gave XJUP a comprehensive portfolio that covers different content formats. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Guangxi Normal University Press Group

The past three years have been a busy time at GNUP. In 2014, it acquired the Australian company Images Publishing Group, which is known globally for its architecture and design publications, and global network of more than 2,000 architects and publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Types of Chinese Universities

References to Project 211, Project 985, and C9 frequently crop up during conversations with Chinese universities and university presses. As a matter of fact, Chinese universities are divided into three types: Project 211, Project 985, and ordinary university. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Beijing Normal University Press Group

Armed with a capital investment of 300 million CNY, the establishment of Beijing Normal University Publishing Group in July 2007 gave China its very first university press group to focus on educational titles. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Chongqing University Press

CQUP differentiates itself with an abundance of well-designed and glossy publications that are heavy on research and yet accessible to nonacademic readers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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