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Plan S will make 2021-22 tough years for publishers, predicts Inchcoombe

The years from 2021 to 2022 will be tough for academic publishers as they struggle to adapt to the requirements of Plan S, a FutureBook panel on Open Access heard yesterday Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 00:03:26 UTC ]
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Springer Nature, CUP and Thieme agree to collaborate with ResearchGate

Three academic publishers – Springer Nature, Cambridge University Press and Thieme – have reached an agreement with ResearchGate to work together on the sharing of articles. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&T Forms Distribution Group, Tapping Mark Suchomel to Lead It

Baker & Taylor Publishers Services will offer distribution and other functions to children’s, trade, K‐12, higher education and academic publishers. To help lead the unit, B&T has hired distribution veteran Mark Suchomel as senior v-p of sales & client services. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-02 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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‘Opening Up Our Work’: University Presses and Translation Rights

Translation rights are increasingly important to academic publishers. Representatives from two of the world’s oldest university presses explain why. The post ‘Opening Up Our Work’: University Presses and Translation Rights appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books About Islam Get a Boost as Authors Hope for Deeper Understanding

With the faith of more than a billion people at the center of current events, academic publishers are churning out more books about Islam, and some are publishing in the field for the first time. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALPSP conference talks Big Data

Technologies involving big data analysis are becoming so cheap to work with that academic publishers should be innovating in the area even if they are unsure what they are looking to create, Sage's Ian Mulvany told the Association of Learned and Professional Publishers conference. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Appeal GSU Copyright Case

For the second time in eight years of contentious litigation, three academic publishers have appealed a key fair use decision involving the use of unlicensed digitized course readings on college campuses to the U.S. Court of Appeals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Is It So Expensive to Read Academic Research?

The aphorism “information wants to be free,” coined by entrepreneur Stewart Brand in 1984 at the inaugural Hackers Conference, has come to serve as a shorthand justification for an ideology that would remove all unjust barriers to information access. And information has rarely been more... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic booksellers frozen out by D2C

Academic publishers will put bookshops out of business if they continue to target universities and students with “aggressive” direct sales marketing, the chairman of the Booksellers Association’s Academic Committee has warned.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Knewton Raises $51M for Personalized Learning

Education technology startup Knewton, which makes tools that adapt to each student's learning style, has raised $51 million led by Atomico, along with GSV Capital and existing investors Accel Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, First Round Capital, FirstMark Capital and Founders Fund. This... Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2013-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Data and MOOCs Herald Change for Academic Publishers

This year's US Innovations Seminar of the International Association of STM Publishers focused on the impact of data mining, MOOCs and new author/researcher tools. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshops bypassed by academic publishers

Tensions between academic booksellers and publishers are likely to heighten following the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon offers US students textbook rental

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 18/07/2011 - 15:22 Amazon.com is giving students the ability to rent textbooks on Kindle e-readers. The company said students can save up to 80% off textbook prices with the new initiative, which launched today. Kindle Textbook Rental will also... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic retailing "unsustainable"

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 25/03/2011 - 09:36 Academic retailers have demanded that academic publishers provide them with greater support, arguing that the current model is "not sustainable" in the long term. The development comes after Waterstone's m.d. Dominic Myers... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic bookselling at "crisis point" - Myers

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 21/03/2011 - 15:45 Waterstone's has called for academic publishers to "significantly" increase their support for the chain, warning bricks and mortar academic bookselling could vanish from the high street within a few years. The retailer's m.d.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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