The US’ Authors Guild widens its services with self-publishing instruction; university students in Turkey gain access to De Gruyter journal resources.
Ebook rights to works of Joan Didion, Joyce Carol Oates, and Philip Pullman go to Open Road, while Germany’s De Gruyter ups its ante in Open Access.
A timely move in the refugee influx to Germany, De Gruyter picks up ‘Info DaF’ as ‘a tool for language teachers in times of migration and globalization.’
With more than 1,200 publishers on its list, Vancouver’s Shelfie adds Berlin’s De Gruyter, making ebook editions of its books available to individual owners of the print copies.
Citing the online platform’s ability to track and report rights interest, Berlin-based De Gruyter signs on to IPR License’s rights trading network.
By Siobhan O’Leary German academic publisher De Gruyter is teaming up with the Forschungszentrum Jülich to test out an acquisition model that aims to better align library spending with customer demand. With “Patron Driven Acquisition” (i.e. acquisition that is determined by customers), a library borrows or purchases a book only when there is a specific demand for it. According to …
By Siobhan O’Leary BERLIN: Last month’s annual German Book Office Editor’s Trip to Berlin and Munich brought six university press editors from the US together with an array of German scholarly and STM publishers. Participants included Marguerite Avery, Senior Acquisitions Editor, The MIT Press; Jean Black, Executive Editor, Yale University Press; Jennifer Crewe, Associate Director and Editorial Director, Columbia University …