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: 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Types of Chinese Universities

References to Project 211, Project 985, and C9 frequently crop up during conversations with Chinese universities and university presses. As a matter of fact, Chinese universities are divided into three types: Project 211, Project 985, and ordinary university. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Chongqing University Press

CQUP differentiates itself with an abundance of well-designed and glossy publications that are heavy on research and yet accessible to nonacademic readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Xi’an Jiaotong University Press

A 1986 merger with a university publishing unit that specialized in audio and video products gave XJUP a comprehensive portfolio that covers different content formats. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Zhejiang University Press

With nearly 1,000 new titles per year and 16 journals (five of which are in the Science Citation Index), the 33-year-old Zhejiang University Press is a hotbed of activity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Guangxi Normal University Press Group

The past three years have been a busy time at GNUP. In 2014, it acquired the Australian company Images Publishing Group, which is known globally for its architecture and design publications, and global network of more than 2,000 architects and publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: East China Normal University Press

With total sales of 400 million CNY in 2016, ECNUP is the top publishing house in Shanghai, and ranks among China’s top 10 university presses. It is also one of the two oldest university presses in the country, with its 60th anniversary coming up in October. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London drives book market's value growth in 2017

London has triumphed over other regions for book sales so far in 2017, outstripping the overall market both in volume and value terms.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Publishing Associations on Geo-Blocking, Ebooks, and the Digital Single Market

On the European Commission's geo-blocking regulations for ebooks, the Italian, Greek, French, and European publishing associations issue words of caution. The post European Publishing Associations on Geo-Blocking, Ebooks, and the Digital Single Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publish or Plug In? Debating Academic Books and Digital Dynamics

'I completely disagree with the phrase "publish or perish," says one voice in academic publishing. So what does the digital disruption disrupt? The post Publish or Plug In? Debating Academic Books and Digital Dynamics appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Times of London sees success in an editions approach to digital publishing

"General news is a commodity and hard to charge for as it’s free everywhere. We’re focusing on what’s truly distinctive." The post The Times of London sees success in an editions approach to digital publishing appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2017: Publishers Keep Calm and Carry On

Despite political uncertainty on both sides of the Atlantic, this year's London Book Fair was a busy, buoyant event. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2017: For Publishers, Business Is Booming, but Brexit Means Uncertainty

For a second year in a row, publishers arrived at the London Book Fair with the wind at their backs. Will Brexit change that? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2017: Cory Doctorow Unveils His Latest Publishing Experiment—Fair Trade E-Books

For his forthcoming book, Walkaway, out in April, the bestselling author has devised a novel approach to selling the digital edition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Census: 'self-published writers to grow ebook market share'

Self-published writers and digital only publishers will continue to grow their share of the digital content market while traditional publishers over-price ebooks, according to early results of the FutureBook Census, launched ahead of this year’s FutureBook Conference, taking place on 2nd December. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Look to Crack the National Parks Market

With the National Parks enjoying a popular centennial year, publishers are working with in-park gift shops to reach the growing number of parks visitors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Digital 2016: The Markets to Open 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair

Last year the Frankfurt Book Fair and Publishing Perspectives launched a new conference, the Markets: Global Publishing Summit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How Publishers Are Marketing Digital Audiobooks

Publishers are trying different marketing techniques to differentiate their audiobooks in a crowded market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2015: At Digital Minds, Publishers Urged to Experiment, and Learn

The seventh annual Publishing for Digital Minds Conference kicked off the London Book Fair, with the main exhibits officially opening on Tuesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2014: At Digital Minds, Publishers Urged to Look Beyond the Book

"We cannot deny we are in an extraordinary transition," said author Anthony Horowitz, opening the sixth annual Publishing for Digital Minds Conference at the London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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