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Oxford University Press to end centuries of tradition by closing its printing arm

Falling sales blamed as 20 jobs axed in final chapter for history of printing in the city, which stretches back to the earliest days of book publishing Oxford University’s right to print books was first recognised in 1586, in a decree from the Star Chamber. But the centuries-old printing history... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-06-09 14:27:25 UTC ]
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OUP to close Oxuniprint in August with loss of 20 jobs

Oxford University Press (OUP) is to close its subsidiary Oxuniprint in August with the loss of 20 jobs.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-08 14:17:07 UTC ]
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Oxford University Press Puts Its Full ‘World Classics’ List Online

'In the last year, we've really seen the importance of reliable digital products' amid the constraints of the pandemic, says David Clark. The post Oxford University Press Puts Its Full ‘World Classics’ List Online appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-15 21:53:45 UTC ]
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George Orwell is out of copyright. What happens now?

Much of the author’s work may have fallen into public ownership in the UK, but there are more restrictions on its use remaining than you might expect, explains his biographerGeorge Orwell died at University College Hospital, London, on 21 January 1950 at the early age of 46. This means that... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-01 11:00:08 UTC ]
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OUP acquires Em Norry's middle-grade novel about a girl spy

Oxford University Press has acquired Em Norry’s middle-grade title, Amber Undercover, about a teenager who has a secret double life as a spy. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-10 05:44:45 UTC ]
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Oxford Dictionaries amends 'sexist' definitions of the word 'woman'

Publisher labels ‘bitch’ as offensive but fails to satify some equality campaigners Oxford University Press has updated its dictionaries’ definitions of the word “woman” following an extensive review triggered by equality campaigners.Among the updates to Oxford Dictionaries’ definitions is the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-07 18:43:46 UTC ]
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OUP and Barrington Stoke partner for new range of accessible fiction

Oxford University Press and Barrington Stoke have partnered to create the 'Super-Readable Rollercoasters' range for readers aged 11-plus.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 14:46:20 UTC ]
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OUP appoints Lisa Attenborough as group communications director

Oxford University Press has appointed Lisa Attenborough as its new group communications director. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-02 03:02:21 UTC ]
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OUP completes Zola's Les Rougon-Macquart series with final release

Oxford University Press is publishing a new translation of Émile Zola’s Doctor Pascal, marking the first time that the English translation of his complete 20-book Les Rougon-Macquart series has been in print under one publisher. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-13 10:21:05 UTC ]
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OUP scoops Harvey gaming debut

Oxford University Press will publish Helen Harvey’s "powerful" debut, Emmy Levels Up. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 02:05:28 UTC ]
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OUP agrees first Read & Publish deal in China

Oxford University Press (OUP) and the National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NSLC) have announced a new Read & Publish agreement said to be the first of its kind in mainland China.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-31 23:21:25 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Worklife: OUP’s Nigel Portwood on ‘Weathering the Challenges’

An international publisher, Oxford University Press is 'managing employees and navigating markets at different stages with the crisis,' says Nigel Portwood. The post Coronavirus Worklife: OUP’s Nigel Portwood on ‘Weathering the Challenges’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-29 16:13:34 UTC ]
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OUP makes education and home learning resources free

Oxford University Press (OUP) has made many of its flagship educational and home learning resources available for free, in order to support teachers, parents and learners affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 06:50:42 UTC ]
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Academic publishing staffers work from home

Academic houses including Wiley, Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press have this week been sending employees home to work remotely, in the same way as their trade counterparts. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 11:25:26 UTC ]
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Dear Oxford English Dictionary: “bitch” is not a synonym for “woman.”

More than 31,000 people have signed a petition calling on Oxford University Press to change the Oxford Dictionaries’ definition of “woman,” which includes “bitch” as a synonym and lists examples of usage that show men denigrating women. The campaign, created by Maria Beatrice Giovanardi, has... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-03 19:55:02 UTC ]
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Fresh call for Oxford dictionaries to change 'sexist' definitions

Open letter continues drive to remove ‘damaging everyday sexism’ in its entries, such as citing ‘bitch’ as a synonym for womanThe leaders of Women’s Aid and the Women’s Equality party are among the signatories to an open letter calling on Oxford University Press to change its dictionaries’... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-03 16:48:26 UTC ]
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OUP makes a start on its gender pay gap

The latest gender pay gap report released by Oxford University Press shows a small lessening of its median pay gap, down just under 1% to 12.5% in the year to March 2019. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-14 02:08:39 UTC ]
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OUP becomes latest publisher to announce US Read and Publish deal

Oxford University Press has announced its first Read and Publish deal with a US institution, with Iowa State University Library. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-03 04:45:41 UTC ]
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OUP lands BBC Sports reporter’s debut children’s novel in two-book deal

Oxford University Press has snapped up the stand-alone debut children’s novel from BBC Sports reporter Joe Wilson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 19:41:15 UTC ]
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OUP signs Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in five-figure deal

Oxford University Press has signed husband-and-wife team Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in a five-figure deal.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 08:36:11 UTC ]
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