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Robert Molteno obituary

My friend Robert Molteno, who has died aged 79, was the editorial director of Zed Books for 27 years and helped build its reputation as the pre-eminent radical academic publisher concerned with the developing world.Robert combined a sharp analysis of current issues with a commitment to scholars... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-05-01 18:10:50 UTC ]
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Boydell & Brewer appoints Kavanagh as group publishing director

Independent academic publisher Boydell & Brewer has appointed Mark Kavanagh as group publishing director. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-12 02:18:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury acquires US academic publisher ABC-CLIO in £17.3m deal

Bloomsbury has acquired California-based academic publisher ABC-CLIO in a $22.9m (£17.3m) deal, expanding its academic and digital publishing presence in North America. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-15 16:09:02 UTC ]
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Academic publisher Michael Holdsworth dies, aged 73

Tributes have been paid to academic publisher Michael Holdsworth after his death, aged 73. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-15 13:03:36 UTC ]
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Springer Nature staff get day off after 'extraordinary' pandemic effort

Staff at the academic publisher Springer Nature are being given an extra day of holiday on 2nd July to thank them for their "extraordinary efforts" during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 17:57:04 UTC ]
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Springer Nature introduces name change policy for trans writers

Academic publisher Springer Nature has launched a name change policy to enable transgender scholars and writers to update their name on published works. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-29 23:20:28 UTC ]
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King to succeed Richards at Boydell & Brewer

Independent academic publisher Boydell & Brewer has appointed Antje King to be its new group sales and marketing director.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-15 13:51:01 UTC ]
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University of California, Springer Nature Sign Groundbreaking Open Access Deal

The University of California announced a groundbreaking open access publishing agreement with leading academic publisher Springer Nature, the largest open access agreement in North America to date, and the first for Springer Nature in the U.S. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Intellect acquires HammerOn Press

Independent academic publisher Intellect has acquired fellow indie HammerOn Press. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-09 18:42:42 UTC ]
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Informa Moves to Replace Longtime Chairman Derek Mapp

Informa plc announced Tuesday that it has begun the process of replacing Derek Mapp, chairman of the London-based B2B publisher and exhibitions giant since 2008, with a successor expected to be installed by the end of the year. Mapp first joined Informa's board as a non-executive director in... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-01-08 19:41:38 UTC ]
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Summers departs Emerald for The Paperback Shop

Caroline Summers is leaving her role as head of book sales for academic publisher Emerald and taking up a new post as sales director at The Paperback Shop. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-04 12:35:41 UTC ]
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Pearson shifts to Netflix-style subscription model for textbooks

Academic publisher hopes to convince students to pay to access online materialsThe era of students using their loans to buy expensive textbooks upfront could be coming to an end, after the academic publisher Pearson announced a shift towards a Netflix-style subscription-based model.The British... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-16 13:31:56 UTC ]
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Nathan Hollier to be new CEO at Melbourne University Publishing

Appointment comes months after walkout by former CEO Louise Adler and five MUP board members in protest over university’s new strategyFive months after the dramatic exit of its former CEO Louise Adler and five board members, Melbourne University Publishing have announced Nathan Hollier will take... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-13 01:22:23 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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China’s bid to block my journal’s articles is a new attack on academic freedom | Tim Pringle

Cambridge University Press was asked to suppress articles in China Quarterly. It has now resisted, but it is a worrying developmentThe international furore that followed Cambridge University Press’s compliance with “an instruction from a Chinese import agency to block individual articles from... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson investors unclear of company vision as shares tumble

Pearson investors have “little visibility” on what the company may do in the next few months, one analyst has warned, while another has said further restructuring at the academic publisher was “almost inevitable.” Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Good to meet you… Jade Moulds

When she’s not busy hula-hooping this Londoner reads Hadley Freeman and follows Guardian style on TwitterI was born in London and lived here until I was 18, when I moved to Cambridge to study English. I stayed on to do an MA in creative writing, then spent the next two years trying to persuade... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales boost for EUP

Sales at Edinburgh University Press have increased 10% in the last year, boosted by North American trade. The wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Edinburgh recorded sales of £2.9m in the year to 31st July 2014, up 10% year-on-year. The majority of the sales - £2.1m - were from print... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Profits surge at OUP

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 28/07/2011 - 14:11 Oxford University Press has described a surge in pretax profit by nearly 25% as "excellent", but said it does not underestimate the challenges publishers are facing. The academic publisher has reported pretax profits of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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