Browsing by topic: educational publishing

Germany’s GRIN Extends Platform to Digital First, Int’l Publishers

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Germany’s GRIN, a 14-year-old platform for academic self-publishing, is now offering services to digital-first, trade and international publishers.

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Germany’s Digital Innovators on Display at Publishers’ Forum

Klopotek's Publishers' Forum attracted more than 300 attendees

The Publishers Forum in Berlin addressed the growing development of digital products like enhanced e-books, digital textbooks, e-book subscriptions.

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Why is the Middle East Important to British Publishers?

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Demand for UK academic titles is growing and Western bestsellers are hits in the Mid East: just 2 reasons why the UK is the country focus as this week’s ADIBF.

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Amazon Moves Into Kids Books, Acquires Marshall Cavendish

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By Dennis Abrams On December 6, Amazon.com signed a deal to acquire over 450 titles of the US children’s trade book business of Marshall Cavendish […]

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Colombian Conglomerate Norma Shutters Adult Trade Division to Focus on Education

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Colombian media reports unhappily that publisher Norma will stop publishing adult fiction, nonfiction and self help to focus on educational publishing.

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Digital Textbooks Go Global, Go Multimedia, Go Mainstream

Ingram’s VitalSource supplies 80,000 digital textbooks in 17 languages to 1.6 million students and faculty at 6,000 campuses in 180 countries.

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Better to Sell Fewer Books with No Piracy or Sell More with More Piracy?

Is it worth enduring piracy of digital content if it means higher sales overall?

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Need To Know: Amazon Offers Kindle Textbook Rental

Amazon Kindle launches a textbook rental platform with thousands of titles, cloud storage for notes and highlights.

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AEP’s Charlene Gaynor on Digitization in Educational Publishing

Interview with Charlene Gaynor, CEO of the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) on digitization in educational publishing.

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Enhancing E-book Purchases: Consumer Driven Models From the Text Book Industry

By John Konczal, Global Industry Executive, Sterling Commerce, an IBM Company When the mere act of delivering content digitally isn’t enough, textbook publishers are coming […]

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