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Controversy: Pearson Publishing Monitoring Students’ Twitter Posts


The New York Times reports that educational publisher Pearson has been ‘monitoring student media’ to find possible leaks of the company’s tests.

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ePubDirect Offers Irish School Own Ebook Platform

A St. Columbia's Student using eShelf

ePubDirect has developed a proprietary digital ebook platform especially for its local primary school, St. Columba’s, in Cork, Ireland.

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Amazon Pursues Education Market with Kindle Textbook Creator

Selling ebooks from your own site may seem first.

Amazon has launched a new tool for authors to create and sell digital textbooks. But there are questions about royalty rates on higher priced e-textbooks.

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Five Academic Publishing Predictions for 2015

Michael Cairns

The CEO of Publishing Technology offers his five predictions for academic publishing in 2015, including porous paywalls and the rise of the SAMPC countries.

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135-Year-Old Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Plays to Its Strengths

LInda Zecher, former MIcrosoft Executive, now leads Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

With Linda Zecher, a former Microsoft executive, at the helm of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the publisher is focused on its core competencies, notably education.

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Springer Science & Business to Merge with Macmillan Science & Education

Springer Horse

A merger between Springer Science & Business and Holtzbrinck will form a new global science and education publisher with annual sales of 1.5 billion euros

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Top 12 Articles on Publishing in Latin America of 2014


Latin America is a dynamic book publishing region. Read our top articles from 2014 about publishing in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and other Latin American countries.

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South Korean Publishers Eye Latin America’s Vast ESL Market

Angie H Roh

South Korean education publishers see Latin America as a potential growth market for their popular English-as-a-second-language learning materials.

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In Afghanistan, Fledgling Publishing Industry Takes First Steps

Ajmal Aazem frankfurt book fair

Post-Taliban, a nascent publishing industry has emerged in Afghanistan, with hundreds of titles being published in Dari, Pashto, Uzbek and English.

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Publishing in Finland: Tuomas Kilpi, Finn Lectura

Tuomas Kilpi, Managing Director, Finn Lectura

Tuomas Kilpi of Finn Lectura talks about educational publishing in Finland and the transition from print to digital learning environments.

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