Subscription models 'still better suited to academic than trade'

Subscription models are still better suited to academic books than trade titles, but there is still much more publishers can do with their IP, Perlego's Matthew Jones has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-20 13:10:54 UTC ]
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Bluemoose launches subscription model for its women-only publishing year

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Pearson shifts to Netflix-style subscription model for textbooks

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Time to work together, Academic Book Trade Conference told

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OUP and Blackwell’s triumph at Academic Book Trade Conference Awards

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Cengage Reaches Deal in Suit Over Subscription Service

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