Pearson Foundation and Booktrust launch reading comp

Children's author Jeremy Strong has launched a new national schools reading competition... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson sees digital profits rise

Educational publisher and FT owner, Pearson reports a rise in profits thanks to improved digital sales and growth in emerging markets. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2012-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nokia announces Nokia Reading at MWC 2012, brings content together, makes it available offline

Among the many goodies Nokia unveiled in its presser at MWC 2012 is a new hub for consuming your favorite written content. Called Nokia Reading, it brings your news feeds, ebooks, and audio books together in a unified, digital magazine-like format that can be accessed on- or offline. The app... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N profit sinks, launches new Nook

Profit at US bookseller Barnes & Noble sank 12% in the third quarter, despite both physical... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The democratization of higher ed. continues: $49 e-textbook launches

In early summer 2011, Nature Publishing Group's Educational branch debuted its "born digital" textbook Principles of Biology, which would cost the student only $49 and contribute to the movement to democratize higher education with technology. Nature's approach was so different that it basically... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2012-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Midas launches Signature Speakers bureau

Authors including Peter James and Helen Rappaport have joined a launch line-up of public figures... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cheetham's Head of Zeus lines up launch list

Anthony Cheetham's latest publishing start-up, Head of Zeus, will publish 24 titles between... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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GfK MRI Launches Digital Ad Measuring Service

To address the growing need for accountability in digital marketing, GfK MRI has launched a syndicated service called Starch Digital. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marmion Launches Marketing Firm

Bridget Marmion, who has had long tenures in sales and marketing at FSG, Random House and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, has started her own firm, Your Expert Nation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-published author society prepares to launch

A non-profit body representing the interests of self-published authors will launch this spring... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French chain Decitre launches online community

The Decitre chain of bookstores has created an online community to help consumers find books to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder launches online sf community

Hodder has launched its first online science-fiction, fantasy and horror community, Hodderscape,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Browns launches ebook platform

Book supplier Browns Books for Students is to launch an ebook platform especially for schools... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches India e-commerce site

Amazon has this morning launched an e-commerce site in India called Junglee.com. The platform... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WHS launches R&J children's promotion

W H Smith has launched its new Richard & Judy Children’s Book Club promotion with a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomberg to Launch Luxury Lifestyle Magazine

Users of the Bloomberg Terminal are among the richest demographic in the world, and advertisers will soon be able to reach them via a new luxury lifestyle magazine. The first issue of Bloomberg Pursuits launches next month and will reach most of the ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury launches high-flying Circus

Bloomsbury is to launch a new literary imprint, Bloomsbury Circus, to accommodate its expanding... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber launches online project hub for YA readers

Faber and Faber has set up a social media hub, The Spark, for teenagers to get involved in Faber... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Geographic to Launch Content Archive for Library Use

National Geographic will debut its version of the content archive this spring. Positioned as a resource for libraries and researchers, the National Geographic Magazine Archive will includes every issue of the publication from 1888 to 1994 (such as the June 1985 issue, pictured). Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson reports 'competitive' year

Digital services and expansion into emerging economies are leading Pearson’s economic... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple launches self-publishing app, partners with textbook publishers

Apple has announced a new multimedia app called iBooks Author, allowing writers to create their... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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