Wiley Buys Open Access Publisher for $298 Million

John Wiley has expanded its presence in the open access field with the acquisition of Hindawi, a London-based scientific research publisher of more than 200 peer-reviewed scientific, technical, and medical journals. Wiley paid $298 million for Hindawi, which had 2020 revenue of $40 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Buys ABC-CLIO for $22.3 Million

U.K-based Bloomsbury Publishing has expanded its presence in the U.S. with the acquisition of the academic and reference publisher ABC-CLIO for a purchase price of $22.3 million. Headquartered in Santa Barbara, ABC-CLIO had sales of $14.7 million in 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Investment Group Led by David Steinberger Buys Open Road

A newly formed investor group led by David Steinberger has acquired Open Road Integrated Media for a purchase price reported to be between $60 million and $80 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette UK buys education publisher John Catt

Hachette UK has bought John Catt Educational for an undisclosed sum in a deal that sees it become part of Hodder Education Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-30 16:03:02 UTC ]
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This Vietnamese Publisher Is Expanding to Target 5 Million Ex-Pats in the US and Beyond

News and business digital publisher Vietcetera announced Friday a relaunch of its English-language International Edition, which aims to attract a readership of over 5 million Vietnamese ex-pats living in the U.S., Germany, France, Australia, Canada and the U.K. Based in Ho Chi Minh City,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2021-11-24 06:00:00 UTC ]
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An Exuberant Trading Floor Opens Sharjah Publishers’ Conference

Sharjah International Book Fair's fully physical 40th edition has kicked off with eager trading activity and a three-day conference. The post An Exuberant Trading Floor Opens Sharjah Publishers’ Conference appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-01 02:14:36 UTC ]
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Creative Access launches bursary as financial obstacles put off publishing hopefuls

Creative Access is launching a career development bursary with McLaren Racing following research showing 70% of people interested in a publishing job have not applied because of financial obstacles.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-27 01:54:56 UTC ]
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Watkins Media owner Ifield buys John Hunt Publishing

Entrepreneur Etan Ilfeld, owner of the Watkins Media Group, has bought John Hunt Publishing (JHP) for an undisclosed sum.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-24 22:51:13 UTC ]
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Quercus buys Arcadia Books as Bielenberg named publisher

Quercus has acquired the independent publishing house Arcadia Books for an undisclosed sum, to be based within the MacLehose Press imprint.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-06 17:28:46 UTC ]
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Bonnier Books UK buys Edinburgh indie Black & White Publishing

Bonnier Books UK has acquired independent Scottish publisher Black & White Publishing as part of its long-term strategy for growth.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-27 19:25:22 UTC ]
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Open Road Buys U.K.'s Bloodhound Books

Open Road Integrated Media has acquired Bloodhound Books, a U.K.-based publisher of e-books and print titles. Founded in 2014, Bloodhound has a backlist of about 600 fiction titles, and has sold approximately six million copies of its books worldwide. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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NEA Opens Applications for $135 Million in Grants

The National Endowment for the Arts is now accepting applications for $135 million in grants tied to the American Rescue Program established by Congress in March. Grants start at $50,000 and the deadlines range between the end of July and late September. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New US Political Publisher, All Season Press, Announces Opening

Publishers formerly with Hachette and Simon & Schuster open politically conservative All Seasons Press 'to take head-on the cancel culture' decried by Trump's advocates. The post New US Political Publisher, All Season Press, Announces Opening appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-16 19:43:39 UTC ]
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Libraries are crowdfunding an open access collection of American prison newspapers.

Here’s an incredible archival project you might not know about: Reveal Digital is partnering with academic and public libraries to fund an expanding, open access collection of American prison newspapers. “American Prison Newspapers, 1800-2020: Voices From The Inside” is collecting and digitizing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-05-28 17:24:30 UTC ]
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As Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Opens, Publishers’ Stand Fees Are Waived

''Reflecting the value of generosity,' the book fair's administration announces an opening-day break for participating publishers. The post As Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Opens, Publishers’ Stand Fees Are Waived appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-23 04:10:05 UTC ]
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Germany’s Knowledge Unlatched Starts Its 2021 Open Access Funding Round

Knowledge Unlatched seeks cooperation from a widening array of libraries in converting more agreements and titles to open access. The post Germany’s Knowledge Unlatched Starts Its 2021 Open Access Funding Round appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-04 15:14:44 UTC ]
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Publishers like The Guardian become conscientious FLoC objectors, as The New York Times and others open to testing the controversial tech

The drumbeat against Google's cookieless tracking and ad targeting method gets louder as publishers including The Guardian and The Markup block FLoC. The post Publishers like The Guardian become conscientious FLoC objectors, as The New York Times and others open to testing the controversial tech... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-04-26 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Religion Publishers Are Opening Doors and Minds

Religion and spirituality publishers are bringing forward new titles from BIPOC authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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SPCK buys Lion Hudson's publishing business

The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK) is acquiring the publishing business of Lion Hudson from the AFD Group to become the UK’s largest Christian publisher.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-21 20:30:24 UTC ]
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WIPO Will Present Its 2021 Accessible Publishing Award at Frankfurter Buchmesse

In its new partnership with Frankfurt, the World Intellectual Property Organization will award its Accessible Publishing honor on October 20. The post WIPO Will Present Its 2021 Accessible Publishing Award at Frankfurter Buchmesse appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-01 11:23:56 UTC ]
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HarperCollins to Buy Houghton Mifflin’s Trade Publishing Unit

The $349 million deal will help the publisher expand its back catalog at a moment of growing consolidation in the book business. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-29 19:44:12 UTC ]
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