London Digital 2017: Can Self-Publishing Crack the Academic Market?

PW talks to Daniel Berze, senior v-p of academic publishing for Glasstree, who says the traditional scholarly publishing model is broken—and self-publishing can help fix it. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-13 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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London Digital 2017: Publishing’s Startup Culture

Consultant and blogger Thad McIlroy talks to PW about his recently released report on startups in the book business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Digital 2017: The Future of Publishing Is...

As the publishing world gathers for the London Book Fair, now ten years after the birth of the iPhone and the Kindle, Kristen McLean surveys the storytelling landscape. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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London Digital 2016: Publishing Is a Digital Business

Some 25,000 attendees from more than 120 countries are expected at the 2016 London Book Fair (April 12–14), and while this year’s fair will be underscored by the 400th birthday of William Shakespeare, the focus on the show floor will firmly be on the future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Digital 2016: What’s Ahead for Digital Publishing?

What is going on with ebooks? The decline in trade ebook sales in the U.S. is certainly one of the big questions hanging over the publishing industry as publishers gather for the 2016 London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Digital 2016: Digital and E-learning Solutions from Cenveo Publisher Services

Technology by itself does not produce compelling digital and e-learning solutions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Masterclasses on audio publishing, innovation and digital marketing at FutureBook Live

A series of "lunch & learn" masterclasses are to take place at FutureBook Live, featuring sessions on audio publishing, effective innovation, using consumer data and digital marketing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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The Number of Self-Published Titles Cracked 1 Million in 2017

A big gain in the number of self-published print ISBNs issued in 2017 offset a drop in the number of ISBNs issued for ebooks by self-published authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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US Publishers’ StatShot 2017 Report: Fifth Year of Double-Digit Audiobooks Growth

The Association of American Pubslishers StatShot program cites 29.7-percent growth over 2016 in downloaded audiobook revenue, despite overall flat performance in publisher revenue in 2017. The post US Publishers’ StatShot 2017 Report: Fifth Year of Double-Digit Audiobooks Growth appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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SAGE Advice at London Book Fair: When ‘Digital Transformation’ Is an Academic Topic

Ahead of an Insights Seminar at London Book Fair, SAGE Publishing's Kiren Shoman talks with Copyright Clearance Center's Christopher Kenneally about factors in a digital transformtion of academic publishing. The post SAGE Advice at London Book Fair: When ‘Digital Transformation’ Is an Academic... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair 2018: Publishing in the 'Mid-Digital' Age

“We live in this amazing age where incredible things are possible, but people are routinely quite disappointed,” said Tom Goodwin, head of innovation for Zenith Media, in his opening keynote at the London Book Fair’s Quantum pre-conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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