Cambridge and California in Open Access Deal; Book Depot Acquires Kidsbooks

The University of Cambridge and the 10 campuses of the University of California enter a major new agreement in open access, as Ontario-based Book Depot acquires the American publisher Kidsbooks. The post Cambridge and California in Open Access Deal; Book Depot Acquires Kidsbooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taking a Stand for Open Access, University of California Terminates Elsevier Deal

The decision to walk away from the world's largest publisher of scientific journals could be a milestone in the transition to open access. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Notes: Open Road Acquires Iconic UK and US Titles; Germany’s De Gruyter Reorganizes Open Access

Ebook rights to works of Joan Didion, Joyce Carol Oates, and Philip Pullman go to Open Road, while Germany's De Gruyter ups its ante in Open Access. The post International Notes: Open Road Acquires Iconic UK and US Titles; Germany’s De Gruyter Reorganizes Open Access appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Springer Nature and Projekt DEAL strike Open Access agreement

Springer Nature and Projekt DEAL, which represents nearly 700 academic institutions in Germany, have reached an understanding on the world's largest transformative Open Access agreement.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Walker Books acquires Jennifer Bell MG in six-figure deal

Walker Books has acquired two novels by middle-grade author Jennifer Bell in a six-figure, pre-emptive deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book Depot Buys Kidsbooks

Canadian bargain book wholesaler Book Depot has acquired the Chicago children’s book publisher Kidsbooks, its second purchase of a book publisher in two years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Open Road Acquires US Graham Green Ebook Rights; Unicorn Announces Ali Cavanaugh Book

Rolling out the news of its acquisition with three pivotal titles, Open Road announces its Graham Greene US ebook rights acquisition, as the UK’s Unicorn names artist Ali Cavanaugh for a 2019 retrospective. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Jon Fine: ‘Greene’s Extraordinary... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Road Acquires US Graham Greene Ebook Rights; Unicorn Announces Ali Cavanaugh Book

Open Road announces its acquisition of US ebook rights to iconic British journalist-novelist Graham Greene, as the UK's Unicorn names artist Ali Cavanaugh for a 2019 retrospective. The post Open Road Acquires US Graham Greene Ebook Rights; Unicorn Announces Ali Cavanaugh Book appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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China Notes: Cambridge’s Censorship Turnaround; Unicorn’s China Art Book Deal

Cambridge University Press swiftly restores censored 'China Quarterly' articles. The UK's Unicorn announces a new series in Chinese contemporary art books. The post China Notes: Cambridge’s Censorship Turnaround; Unicorn’s China Art Book Deal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon Books store opens in Southern California

Amazon Books, the e-commerce giant’s seemingly incongruous bricks-and-mortar venture, is now open in San Diego. The store marks the company’s second foray into offline retail. The 3,500-square-foot shop at a mall in the University City neighborhood premiered with little fanfare Sept. 7 and is... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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New Open E-books Initiative Democratizes Access

Through a specially developed app, $250 million in popular ebooks from major publishers will be made available to children in need. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: CCC Hosts Open Access Town Hall

At a packed, two-hour town hall in Hall 4.2, the Copyright Clearance Center examined the shift to Open Access publishing, and the next steps in its development. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Buster Books acquires Jess French's mindfulness-inspired picture book

Buster Books, the children's imprint of Michael O’Mara Books, will publish CBeebies presenter Dr Jess French's first book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Avon Books re-signs Sue Moorcroft in three-book deal

HarperCollins division Avon Books has re-signed author Sue Moorcroft in a three-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Titan Books lands Hannah Mathewson's debut fantasy in two-book deal

Titan Books has signed Hannah Mathewson's "beautiful and lyrical portal fantasy novel" set in an alternative universe London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookExpo 2019: Sharjah Celebrates ’Open Books, Open Minds’

For more than a decade, the United Arab Emirate of Sharjah (booth 507) has focused energy and resources on fostering literacy and encouraging book publishing throughout the region. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Leaver and Smith’s Welbeck Acquires Carlton; Books International Acquires Marston

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Hera Books secures two-book deal with Walters

Indie digital publisher Hera Books has signed women’s fiction novelist, Victoria Walters, in a two-book deal Continue reading at The Bookseller

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